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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Hot flushes, Hormones And Empty Nests

I will always remember the way my heart lurched as my daughter announced that she was going to take the Offer from Manchester University after all and go a year EARLIER than she had planned. Of course I was thrilled that she was off to University but […]

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Empty Nest – The Joy & The Sadness

I will always remember the way my heart lurched as my daughter announced that she was going to take the Offer from Manchester Metropole University after all and go a year EARLIER than she had planned. Of course I was thrilled that she was off to University, […]

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The Kilimanjaro of Parenting – Empty Nests.

  Today I dropped my son off at his University to join up with the other volunteers climbing Kilimanjaro for Child Reach International which raises money for disadvantaged children in Africa. It was a big moment. A big moment for him in excitement, and a big moment […]

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The Very Real Feelings of Grief, Loss and Empty Nest Syndrome

I struck up a conversation with a lovely lady out walking her black Labrador in Lingfield today and the subject turned to our children having recently flown the nest and our enormous feelings of grief, loss and sense of emptiness as we get used to the empty house, the end of all […]

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A BIG day in our house.

This is a big weekend in our house as my daughter packs her Converse, Mac makeup and heads up the motorway to Manchester to start University. I never understood the grief my own mother must have suffered as I left for University and a life full of […]

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7 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MARRIAGE IN AN EMPTY NEST:

  As I prepare for my beautiful daughter to leave my nest and fly off to Manchester Metropole University in a few weeks I read with interest this article as I am also currently going through a divorce after 21 years. 7 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MARRIAGE IN […]

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Is “Empty Nest Syndrome” becoming a thing of the past ?

Well I suppose I’m going through it as my kids are 20 and 18 but a new study suggests that “Empty nest syndrome” is becoming a thing of the past as increasing numbers of households have three generations living under the same roof. For many couples in […]

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