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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In a special edition of Inside Out London, Tarah Welsh investigated the shocking truth behind an anti-epilepsy drug which has harmed thousands of children. She uncovers new medical evidence suggesting that birth defects caused by the drug could be passed down through generations of the same family. […]Read more
Paying The Price For Our Parental Panicking Anxiety and depression; even suicide is increasing and it’s all because children feel their sense of control over their lives has decreased according to Peter Gray, a psychologist at Boston College and author of ‘Free to Learn.’ His research links […]Read more
The first ever International Fathers’ Mental Health Day will take place on Monday 20th June 2016 to raise awareness of postnatal depression (PND), antenatal anxiety and childbirth trauma experienced by men. Mark Williams, who suffered all three after becoming a father and subsequently founded Fathers Reaching […]Read more
Compassion, empathy & understanding start at an early age and they start with you, as parents, talking and teaching your children about all sorts of things including mental health. So I was interested to read about a new survey of more than 1,100 parents that found 55% […]Read more
I was greatly saddened to hear of the suicide of Robin Williams – a comic genius and a gracious and kind man. I loved him in Mork and Mindy and Mrs. Doubtfire. No one understands the silent battles people face behind their smiling eyes. Depression and despair […]Read more
I read with alarm that there is a worrying rise in number of children suffering with depression as the NHS says nearly 80,000 in the UK are suffering from the mental illness NHS says children as young as five showing signs of depression Called for better care for children […]Read more
Some people may be more likely to develop anxiety and depression because their mothers lacked a natural barrier to protect them from stress while they were in the womb. Scientists have discovered an enzyme present in the womb and in babies’ brains that appears to protect them […]Read more
One in three teenagers have felt so depressed that they needed help, a Daybreak survey has revealed. More than one in six of the 11 to 18-year-olds who admitted to feeling this kind of depression said it lasted a few months, with 15% of young people having […]Read more
As regular readers of my blog know I am currently going through a divorce after 21 years and I have been quite surprised how harrowing I have found it despite all my positive psychology and NLP Training. Here’s an interesting article in The Daily Mail and a new […]Read more
I was really moved to watch a sporting hero of mine Freddie Flintoff talking about Depression – we need more people to open up and discuss this very real problem so people feel supported, nurtured and understood. Watch it here on BBC i player http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b019gbpk/Freddie_Flintoff_Hidden_Side_of_Sport/ Flintoff: Depression […]Read more