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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Recovering From The Pandemic Using ‘Tapping’ – the New Therapy for the 21st Century

  Today I was working in a school doing my Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop and a child told me he had be mauled by 6 dogs when he was 3 and had scars around his eyes to show me. I regularly use my Emotional Freedom Technique […]

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“Me” time could be the best hours you give not only yourself but also your children!

  ”Me” time could be the best hours you give not only yourself but also your children! ~ Sue Atkins Being a mum is a wonderfully fulfilling, rewarding and joyful experience. But it can also be an exhausting, frustrating and overwhelming business too. As a mum […]

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10 ways to STOP Guilt – The Biggest Gremlin of Parenting!

I’m writing my notes for a Peanut Pod that I’m doing, as well as a Zoom business talk for a global business around “Lunch and Learn” bite sized talks for 45 minutes on a wide range of topics. Parenting is such a vast subject isn’t it, and one […]

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Successful Separation – Always Putting The Children First.

I work with many parents going through separation, divorce or troubled times as I run a 6 week Coaching Programme: 1-2-1 Divorce Support for Families Going Through Family Conflict, Separation or Break Up One of the areas I help parents explore first is the very important area […]

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It’s time to ditch the new-mum guilt.

            My interview with Gurgle Hey, New Mum, meet Guilt. Guilt will be moving in for a while (well, indefinitely), and you two will be well acquainted in no time. Rather like your newborn, (seriously, if you don’t decide on a name […]

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Building Bridges Not Walls Between Nannies and Parents – Why Communication is the Key.

          I was doing a Facebook Live recently for a group of Nannies and I was asked about ‘Passive Aggressive’ parents. Lots of us encounter passive aggressive-behaviour on a regular basis in our workplace but it can also thrive & creep in to […]

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“GUILT – The “BIG G” and gremlin of parenting !

  I’m writing out the marketing materials for some talks I’ll be giving in London soon to businesses called “Lunch and Learn” bite sized talks for 45 minutes on a wide range of topics as parenting is such a vast subject isn’t it, and one of the […]

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Suddenly Single Survival Tips – ‘Giving Yourself Permission.’

I’d hazard a guess that you suffer from ‘The Big ‘G’ – the big gremlin of Guilt particularly if you are going through a family break up or a divorce. I’ve lost times how many times I’ve worked with Mums in particular about their overwhelming feelings […]

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Change from ‘should’ to ‘could’ & transform your guilt into gold.

I work with lots of Mums, in particular, who constantly beat themselves up with The Big G that’s otherwise known as ‘GUILT. ‘ From stay at home Mums to high flying executive Mums we all seem conditioned to feel guilty about what we ‘don’t do’ or ‘get […]

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Looking for the signs of Post Natal Depression.

I have recently been working with a lovely Mum who has two children aged 6 and 3. She’s been having problems with setting up consistent boundaries around her children due to her constant nagging feelings of guilt over suffering from Post Natal Depression with her first child 6 years ago. […]

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Pills & Pregnancy – the truly shocking truth

k   As the shocking BBC Panorama report ‘Pills & Pregnancy’ hits the headlines – a campaign organised by the very wonderful Emma Murphy about the shocking truth about FACS Syndrome, I thought it would be helpful to tell you about the Top 30 Autism Spectrum Blogs […]

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Are you on a guilt trip from too much parenting advice?

Mums and dads are being bombarded with so much contradictory information about the “correct” way to raise their children that they are losing confidence in their parenting skills, an expert warned yesterday. Constant advice from professionals, family, friends, and even strangers on the street is overwhelming parents […]

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What happens if maternal instinct just doesn’t kick in? Breaking the last parenting taboo.

I work with many Mums who have suffered post natal depression and still battle the guilty feelings often years later. I help them heal, move forward and let go of those negative and destructive past emotions. We are conditioned to believe that the attachment between mothers and […]

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Children whose parents divorce ‘more likely’ to become binge drinkers

  Children with parents who divorce or separate before they are five are more likely to become binge drinkers when they reach 16 than children with parents who remain together, a major new study has found. Read the article in The Daily Telegraph. Have you heard […]

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How was your day?

  It was 2.30 am and I couldn’t sleep on holiday recently, so I got up and started to write a blog on the veranda. A couple walked by, a little worse for wear on the delicious happy hour fruit cocktails. The man looked up at […]

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