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.

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Simple Tips for Coping with Separation and Divorce.

  I always tell my clients that divorce is a process not an event and that it is OK to feel that you are wading through treacle some days and feeling more empowered and hopeful in others.   It often feels like you take three steps forward and […]

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Don’t Stew – Ask Sue: ‘My wife and I are getting divorced and I’m moving out. What’s the best way to talk to our children, aged 10 and eight, about what’s happening and the future?’

“My wife and I are getting divorced and I’m moving out. What’s the best way to talk to our children, aged 10 and eight, about what’s happening and the future?” This is an important time in everyone’s life as everything is about to change and your children […]

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Do you try harder in your relationship because your parents split up?

Younger couples who come from broken homes have led a backlash against divorce, a report claimed yesterday. Lawyers said declining divorce rates over the past 20 years are the result of the bitter experiences of children whose parents parted when divorce was at its peak in the […]

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Are You In The Phoenix Stage – Ready For Another Relationship After Your Divorce?

“The Phoenix Stage.” Here are some questions to ask yourself if you think you’re ready for another relationship after becoming divorced or separated: Am I coping and content with my life at the moment? Am I living in the present or in the past? Have I learned […]

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So Mum and Dad Broke Up…

Family break up, separation or divorce is never easy. Children can feel isolated, left behind or excluded from decisions and they often tell me that they often they feel unheard. Of course this is not intentional but stressed, grieving or angry parents are struggling to cope themselves. […]

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Companies must help workers depressed by divorce, Iain Duncan Smith says

I totally agree with pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith when he says businesses must be better at identifying people struggling with ‘family break up’ so they do not end up leaving work. Companies should intervene and help employees going through marital break ups to prevent them ‘crashing out’ of […]

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Surviving your “What Now?” Divorce Moments.

  Divorce is a challenging, traumatic, life defining, and stressful time, where you question “Who You Are, What Went Wrong and What Happens Now?” and I always say to my clients, “Divorce is a process NOT an event.” I work with many women going through this process as […]

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Focusing on strengthening families and encouraging responsibility

I work with many parents going through separation, divorce or break up as I have a Coaching Programme called “Successful Separation” and recently I have been talking to Collaborative Lawyers about how they can often lessen the stress associated with this very painful process. I believe that […]

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