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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Kids gain MORE when parents do LESS.

‘Be careful’ ‘Stop running’ ‘Hold on tight’ ‘Play nicely’ Don’t climb too high’ ‘Slow down’ ‘Let me do that …’ Have you found yourself saying these things? All these phrases mean well but they undermine & rob children of the experience of learning for themselves because someone […]

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The modern cult of child worship.

I was recently speaking on BBC Radio Warwickshire talking about the cult of child worship, where children become the absolute centre of their parents world in an unbalanced way, compared to past generations. From the moment babies are born – in fact, from the minute some Mums become […]

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The Many Risks of Helicopter Parenting – Are YOU Guilty? Tips for over anxious parents on how to wean themselves off their kids.

Here’s a nifty infographic produced by the folks at Yellowbrick detailing the consequences of everyone’s favourite irritating childrearing trend: helicopter parenting! The people at BIG Think have written a lot about this topic here & their archives are a veritable smorgasbord of pieces detailing its effects and consequences. Their focus […]

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Reducing YOUR anxiety can only be good for your kids.

We live in a world awash with parenting advice from TV celebrities, gurus, authors to books, blogs, & parenting websites offering vast amounts of advice on how to raise kids, and the messages are sometimes contradictory and confusing. The “shoulds” and “ought to’s stream to you in […]

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