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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A Quarter Of 11 To 16-Year-Olds Would Have Cosmetic Surgery To Improve Body Image. So what can YOU do to teach your kids to have a positive attitude?

As a new survey reveals that a quarter of 11 To 16-Year-Olds would have cosmetic surgery to improve their body image, what can YOU do to teach your kids to have a positive and healthy body image and body attitude? Half of girls and a third of […]

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The Oops Plan – When Perfect Plans Plummet!

  You know when your plans don’t always go according to plan? You know ‘the best laid plans of mice and men’ scenario when even with the most careful planning things don’t necessarily work out the way you thought? You know that moment when your kids are […]

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TIME TO SHINE: Important Ways To Nurture Your Daughter’s Self-Esteem

  I’m delighted to be the parenting advisor to the Disney Ultimate Princess Celebration: Time to Shine’ campaign in association with The Female Lead, Leah Williamson the Euro Winning Lioness Captain, and authors and Youtubers Kirsten and Aiyven Mbawa. Here’s my advice for nurturing your daughter’s self […]

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Activities to build self-esteem in kids ~ Tip 2

Failing Forward One of my favourite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful and he told the story of a very early lesson he learnt from his Mum when […]

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THIS is what you say when your daughter says she is fat

How do you handle it when your daughter suddenly says “I’m fat?” Here’s one Mum’s approach – what’s yours? http://www.ivillage.com.au/%E2%80%9Cmom-i%E2%80%99m-fat%E2%80%9D-one-mother%E2%80%99s-inspired-response-her-7-year-old/154381

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I am shocked – how about you ?

Dad Posts Shaming Photo Of His Toddler To Reddit with the Caption ‘She’s So Proud Of Herself!’ What do YOU think of this ? Read the full article here in The Huffington Post

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

Beat Bullying I’m passionate about stopping bullying in all its shapes and forms and I have created a workshop for children called Beat Bullying – Confidence Classes for Kids, and one for adults and a set of Confidence Classes for Kids CDs to help build confidence as […]

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SIMPLE ISN’T NECESSARILY EASY

The bottom line is that you are the one who is creating your life the way it is. The life that you are currently living is the result of all your past thoughts and actions. You are in charge of your current thoughts and your present feelings. […]

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I LOVE Gok’s new show. Gok’s Teens – The Naked Truth

I love Gok Wan and I am delighted to see him take on the fashion industry’s distorted images of what it means to be a teen. Gok Wan is now giving troubled teens the advice, confidence and self-belief they need to tackle their issues and anxieties. […]

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Where has my little girl gone?

  As you know I have been interviewed many times on the TV and radio about the early sexualisation of girls and have written about what I think about padded bras for seven-year-olds, dolls dressed in high heels, and pole dancing kits for kids as I am the […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 16 ~ Letter P

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 16 ~ Letter P   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 15 ~ Letter O

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 15 ~ Letter O   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for ~ John Lubbock

Just for today why not only focus on what your kids get RIGHT and praise them ?

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 14 ~ Letter N

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 14 ~ Letter N   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter to tell me about your ABC Wonderful Kids. Day 13 ~ Letter M

Let’s celebrate children everywhere – but especially YOUR wonderful kids Join me here and on Facebook and Twitter #ABC WonderfulKids to add your ABC of adjectives about your Wonderful Kids. Day 13 ~ Letter M   Now off you go AND TELL THEM to build their self […]

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