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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When it comes to divorce, make sure you include the money side of things.

  It is a hugely emotional time when you split up with your partner, and that makes it even harder to make sensible financial decisions. Rather than thinking through options and making a long-term financial plan, people often feel desperate to end the misery of an unhappy […]

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Divorce CAN be nobody’s fault – can’t it?

The law affecting families in England and Wales is changing. The most important element of no fault divorce is, of course, the removal of fault or blame from the divorce process. Under the new laws, couples will be able to get divorced solely on the basis that the […]

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My child seems to have little reaction to our divorce. Is that normal?

My child seems to have little reaction to our divorce. One of the many questions I get asked when I am working with families going through a divorce is: “My child seems to have little reaction to our divorce. Does that mean they are OK? “ Divorce […]

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The Top 5 Benefits Of Using A Positive Parenting Profile in Divorce.

MARY HUGHES one page profile   I’ve used Positive Profiles in my work for many years and can’t rave enough about their usefulness for improving communication, relationships, a child’s self esteem and self confidence More recently I have been using positive profiles posters to help children and […]

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Why Dads Matter in Divorce.

  I’m working with a very sad, distressed and rather defeated Dad going through a divorce and I have been supporting him by championing him, believing in him, and encouraging him to focus all his energy on not fighting the old, but on building the new. I […]

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‘How Much Will My Divorce Cost?’ Everything You Need To Know.

Finances – This is the first video concerning the finances of a divorce. What’s it going to cost and what do you need to think about as you go through the divorce process.     I’ve recently launched a new series of free Divorce videos called -> Divorce […]

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Is it a good idea to announce your divorce on social media?

  Is it a good idea to announce your divorce on social media? Whether your surfing Instagram, hovering over Face Book or agonising over your chosen hashtag on Twitter, social media is here to stay, but is it a good idea to announce your impending divorce on […]

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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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Are You Prepared For The Divorce Process?

Screaming ‘I want a divorce’ is only the first part of a very LONG journey. Getting divorced uproots everything you’ve held dear. Getting divorced challenges your perception of who you really are. Getting divorced can transfix you with fear. Getting divorced unsettles your children, and overwhelms you with […]

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Divorce and Your Special Needs Child – Things to Consider.

Divorce is always difficult for the whole family but if you do find that you are heading for a divorce here are some things to consider if you have a child with additional needs. Things to Consider Divorce is a difficult time for all family members, but […]

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Divorce Step by Step – What the Children Think

In this Divorce Step By Step video I discuss the importance of what the children think as you go through the divorce process. You may be surprised about their take on events. Talking & more importantly listening and being there for your children at this time of […]

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A Very Modern Divorce: the new rules of splitting up

In England and Wales, there are still only five ways to get a divorce and three of those involve living separately for at least two years. Divorce in the UK can be messy, drawn out and extremely painful for the whole family. But it doesn’t have to […]

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Divorce – Top Tips To Keep Yourself Sane

  To help you navigate the journey through Divorce I’ve recently launched a new series of free Divorce videos called -> Divorce Step by Step. Divorce Step By Step has been set up specifically to help you address the range of issues and matters you have to face […]

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What I need from my Mum and Dad – A child’s list of wants and needs during divorce.

One of the main worries of parents who are going through a divorce is how to tell the children about what is going to happen and what to actually say to them. Children naturally fear that they will lose one of their parents in a divorce or […]

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How to avoid sibling rivalry & the dangers of FitBits. Episode 28 of The Sue Atkins Parenting Show

The Sue Atkins Parenting Show is where we discuss every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas. Also, you can sign up to The Sue Atkins Parenting […]

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