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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Teaching Tolerance

I’m reading Barack Obama’s autobiography at the moment and as a former teacher it’s got me thinking about prejudice, discrimination and tolerance. I think kids are born with wide-eyed curiosity and an instinctive sense of justice. While they certainly notice differences among people, they don’t typically attach […]

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Topic of the Month – 10 Things to Do Each Day

  Ten simple things to do every single day as a parent Parenting is a 24 hour, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year job so it can be tiring, frustrating and challenging. But, bringing up a child can also be hugely rewarding, uplifting, fun and […]

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As children embrace life outside the classroom – this is an opportunity to nurture their ‘Character’

  Where does ‘character’ come from? Is it something we are born with, develop or are taught? Is it fixed and determined at birth or something that can be moulded, encouraged and nurtured? Character is the product of what we teach our kids as parents. It’s linked […]

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Sue Atkins on Helping Complicated Children Succeed in The Classroom.

My frank interview with Dr. Lynne Kenney – a practicing paediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ with advanced training in forensic psychology and developmental paediatrics. She is the author of Bloom Today on #Bloombrainsmarts the UK’s respected parenting expert Sue Atkins and I have a frank conversation about […]

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The Nails In The Fence – a story to teach your kids about anger & the power of their words.

I’ve taught this story for many years to children when I was a Deputy Head and Class Teacher – now I teach it on my ‘Can Do Kid’ Workshops with children to help them understand the power of their words as its message is profound and lasting. […]

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A Long Walk To Freedom – Teaching Tolerance, Empathy & Forgiveness

  I have been asked to give a talk to a group of parents on teaching tolerance so children can learn empathy, kindness and forgiveness and I felt the poignancy of the invitation as I have just come back this evening from watching the wonderful film “Long Walk To […]

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Today is a good day to teach TOLERANCE.

The Importance Of Teaching Your Kids TOLERANCE I was in a school on Friday and the assembly was incredibly moving as it inspired awe, wonder, reverence and dignity. It was about teaching the children about tolerance and learning from the past, and it was based around […]

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The Nail in the Fence – A Story To Tell Your Kids for Anti Bullying Week

The Nail in the Fence Here is a wonderful story from my never-ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil that I taught the children in my Year 4 class many years ago. There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His Father gave him a […]

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My take on ways forward after the riots.

The riots in the UK shocked the world but I believe that good will come from the ashes of the burning cars and the looted shops as we will as a Nation begin to look at the underlying causes to such wilful and reckless looting, greed and […]

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The Sue Atkins Inspiring Sunday Saying

The Power of Kindness In The Power of Kindness, Mac Anderson shares the magic formula for putting more joy in your life. It can be summed up in one word – kindness. Through the 23 inspirational stories in The Power of Kindness, Mac demonstrates his passionate belief […]

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Topic of the month – Family Talk Time

As a Parent Coach and mum of two grown up children I am often shocked, distressed and searching for ways to help our society move towards a better future where children can grow up safe, well balanced and with a purpose in life. Free from despair, anger, drugs and […]

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