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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Helping Children Develop Emotional Literacy & Self Regulation

  There has been much talk and research around emotional intelligence and emotional literacy that suggests they lead to better health, higher academic achievement and stronger relationships. I believe the skills of emotional intelligence are learned — and parents are the best people to teach them to […]

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Have You Filled A Rucksack Today?

All day long children are carrying round an invisible rucksack. You can’t see it, but it’s there. Children carry an imaginary rucksack that needs to be filled daily with T-I-M-E, love, affection, attention & security. When children’s rucksacks are full, they feel safe, secure, confident, valued and […]

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The Mental Health Crisis Among Girls.

  We live in a world of growing perfectionism. From selfies to photo shop, young people are under pressure. They are under pressure at school to perform due to our obsession with data driven learning. They are under pressure on social media – mocked, scorned and ridiculed […]

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Understanding How Children Develop Empathy, Compassion & Kindness

Empathy, sympathy, compassion, kindness and charity begin at home, and very early ! Here’s an interesting article from The New York Times The mother was trying to hold the baby still, and I was pulling gently on the ear, angling for a better look at the infant’s […]

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Girls at risk of talking too much, scientists find…..!

Girls who talk to their friends at length about their problems could be making them worse, psychologists have warned. The scientists conducted a series of studies and found that girls hoped to feel more cared for, understood and less alone by talking things through. However, they said […]

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