If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.

Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.

Got a topic you’d like covered? Just let Sue know and your question might be answered in the next blog!

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Moving House Made Easy – Top Tips To Tell The Kids

Top tips to move with children. “Will moving my 6 year to another town permanently damage her?” Here are some ideas to help 1. Take a some time to get really clear in your own mind about what you want to say to them to reassure them. […]

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Why Embracing Change Is The Key To A Happier Life.

  Birthdays are a time of excitement, reflection and change. None more so than big birthdays, like turning 18, 30, 40, 50 or 60 – the list goes on! Handling change is one of life’s greatest challenges and is a major part of being a parent. Change […]

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The ‘Next Normal’

  How many times a day do you come across references to finding the ‘New Normal? ‘ Whether it’s kids going back to school, your work environment, going out to restaurants or going back to the gym. The phrase is still being tossed around because none of […]

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The ‘Next Normal’ – Advice for Handling CHANGE

Handling change is one of life’s greatest challenges and is a major element in my work with parents & my intention is to help parents handle change positively and with clarity, direction and confidence. Change is inevitable and although it’s perfectly natural to resist the changes in […]

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Here’s 8 Simple Steps To Decision Making During Divorce.

Here is the way I help my clients going through a divorce to make better, empowering decisions. This simple process helps to lessen the feeling of overwhelm during this stressful life changing event where you have to make so many important decisions all at the same time. […]

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From starting school to starting university – being a parent is all about handling CHANGE.

Handling change is one of life’s greatest challenges and is a major element in my work with parents. My passion is to help parents handle change positively and with clarity, direction and confidence. Change is inevitable and although it’s perfectly natural to resist the changes in your […]

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Are you playing the BSE card (Blame Someone Else) ?

    Are you playing the BSE card (Blame Someone Else) ? Then it’s Time To Change ! https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/product/6-week-separation-putting-your-children-first-coaching-programme/

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The Sue Atkins Story To Ponder – Forgiving the Unforgivable

I always enjoy receiving my regular email from Karen Salmansohn, a best selling author with over 1 million books sold – who is known for creating a new breed of books – “self help for people who would never be caught dead reading self help.” I enjoy […]

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My Tug of War Technique

  I’ve been recently working with a group of parents going through the turbulent times of a divorce and I asked them to remember participating in or watching a tug-of-war competition. You like me can probably remember both sides sweating, tugging, pulling, wrestling and expending huge amounts […]

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Vengeance is a lazy form of grief.

  In the film “The Interpreter”, the character played by Nicole Kidman says, “Vengeance is a lazy form of grief.”   If you like me, are totally honest you’ve probably had moments where you’ve silently fantasied about your ex’s life being a total disaster after you’ve split […]

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When you have great pain in your life – you need a greater purpose.

Whenever I find myself going through a really challenging time I go into survival mode. After separating from my husband after 21 years I found myself withdrawing into my shell, hibernating – and focusing on just surviving the challenging times. I closed down. For those of you […]

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Life after Divorce.

As the clock slowly ticks towards a New Year and I look back at the last 12 months, & the last 21 years of my family memories – of bringing up my two wonderful children, fondly reminiscing about wrapping presents in front of the electric fire and […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story To Ponder

Maybe it’s time to make some small changes this week that, over time, become big changes for the better and will create a brighter more fulfilling future …….. Today’s Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil comes from the fascinating HYPKNOWSIS website and is continuing […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder for Parents

CHANGE Here is a true story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil taken from Chip and Dan Heath the authors of Made to Stick and the soon-to-be-released book Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard. “A troubled teenager named Bobby was sent to […]

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