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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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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Tips for the early days of single parenting.

Tips for the early days of single parenting When you become a single parent there’s often quite a huge amount of change to cope with. You might be dealing with the reality of single parenting, having to move home, start earning for the first time in many […]

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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 Introduce Your New Partner To Your Kids Without Damaging Them Forever.

  To help you navigate the journey through Divorce, if that is what you have decided is best for your family, 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 […]

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Parents who stay together ‘for the sake of the children’ are not doing the best thing for their youngsters’ mental health.

I was very interested to read in The Mail on Sunday about new findings published by Swedish researchers and supported by University College, London around couples ‘staying together’ 15,000 schoolchildren were examined to see how divorce affected them and the study found disparity in children’s mental health due […]

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Divorce Q&A Special

  If you missed it, last night on Fink Conversation Cards Facebook page we held a special Divorce Q&A Special with a great mix of divorce specialists. We had Sue Atkins from Sue Atkins The Parenting Expert, Nicola Ingram from Family Advisory Bureau, Chris Longbottom from Shoosmiths, […]

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Coffee and Chat – a great conversation about Divorce.

        I was delighted to have been invited in to my local radio station Ridge Radio last week. It’s a great space to really chat about a topic in a relaxed, down to earth practical way with Karen and Mima. We talked about the […]

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Has your self confidence taken a hammering after your divorce? Here’ s my antidote.

Divorcing is a pretty harrowing experience so I am using my experience to run a new workshop for women recovering from Divorce & Separation called “Sue’s 5 Step Self Esteem Solution after Divorce” it’s only a 3 hour workshop designed to help you begin to rebuild your damaged self confidence and […]

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The easy part is dividing up the furniture – the hard part is dividing up the friends.

  You really have 2 divorces – the private and the public. In your private divorce you face your own demons and battles and go round and round in circles about your ex, your past and yourself. In your public divorce, you confront the community you live […]

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Join me for 5 minutes in The NEW edition of Divorced Parents Online Magazine

I’m delighted to be featured in The NEW edition of Divorced Parents Online Magazine in the “5 Minutes With Sue” interview. CLICK THE LINK FOR THE LATEST ISSUE! http://bit.ly/18jfvKK The aim of this great Divorce Magazine is to help as many people as possible going through divorce […]

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A happy divorce: Why breaking up needn’t be so hard to do.

As you may know I have a Coaching Programme called “Successful Separation.” I am keen to spread the word to parents going through divorce, separation or break – up about Collaborative Law as a more child centred way to handle this very challenging experience and time of […]

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