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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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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Empty Nest & Divorce – a lethal combination.

  This week I have been working with an older Mum helping her through her divorce but despite her son being 23 and her daughter 21 she has been struggling with the sadness of being a parent with strong feelings of loss around Empty Nest Syndrome as […]

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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 Sue Atkins Parenting Expert Podcast – CHANGE

In this podcast I help you handle life’s BIG changes from handling divorce to letting go and celebrating the fact that your wonderful children have flown the nest: and the reason why I recorded this gentle but profound podcast is because I know first hand just how painful […]

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Empty Nest, Divorce & Surviving The Crazy Time……

  My 21 year old son rang for a catch up just before he was off with his Dad to watch Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. It was great to hear his voice, hear his news and to hear how busy he was juggling writing his dissertation, working […]

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Divorcing In Your 50s: What It’s Really Like – Life from another Perspective.

I find myself experiencing another of Life’s challenges – divorce in my 50’s. It was not something I planned or have enjoyed. In fact I have found it enormously challenging to accept that my ducks did not line up in the way I thought they would, and I […]

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My posthumous advice for my daughter

My daughter sent me this as she embarks on the next phase of her life off at Manchester Metropolitan University. As I prepare to write her “Good Luck” card and am pondering what advice to give her – here is Caitlin Moran’s advice for her daughter……. What’s yours? […]

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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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