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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85 Children’s Books About Friendship

  I get asked a great deal about friendship issues whether they are between toddlers or kids entering into their teenage years full of angst & hormones! If you read a story to your kids about friendship issues it often takes the pressure off them & offers […]

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How to help kids with friendship after lock down

          I have been working with a lovely 9 year old boy who has always found it a bit of a challenge to make and keep friends & his parents have been working with me remotely as they are worried about how the social […]

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What to do when your child says ‘Nobody Likes Me’

I was speaking on BBC Radio recently about friendship issues. Here are a few of my ideas about what to do when your child says ‘Nobody Likes Me’: 1. Offer a variety of opportunities for your child to play and socialise informally at home. Host a play […]

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Is it OK to choose your kid’s friends?

I read with horror Katie Hopkins from ( The Apprentice) admission that she ‘Won’t let my children play with friends that I deem beneath them… that’s what caring mothers do’: As The Apprentice star admits she targets playmates who are a good influence. Well – good luck […]

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Why friends become invisible while you’re in the process of divorcing.

I noticed most of my dear friends were right there while I was going through the process of divorcing but not all ! Someone who I have known since I was 15 hasn’t been in touch to see how I was doing – which surprised me but life is […]

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Tips for Dealing with Friendship Challenges

Today I am delighted to have Annie Fox Author of many wonderful books including Middle School Confidential™ Annie’s new book series for 11-14 year olds as my guest blogger discussing: Tips for Dealing with Friendship Challenges By Annie Fox M.Ed “Just as we did when they […]

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The Sue Atkins Inspiring Sunday Saying

The Friendship Song Here is an uplifting video that reminds us just how very important friends are to us, no matter how old we are. Enjoy and feel free to pass on to all your special friends too The Friendship Song

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

Here is a lovely story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil from my new friends http://www.ParentingExtra.com that I met on Twitter http://twitter.com/ParentingExtra The Colour of Friendship “This story teaches us to recognise that we are different, and that it is our differences that give us […]

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