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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As Schools Re – Open – Here’s the Best Gift You Can Give Your Children

As some schools reopen to more children today you maybe worried & concerned about how your children are coping & adapting to the changes brought about because of the virus. As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for over 22 years it’s a time of uncharted […]

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Why The Simple Act Of Eating Together Is Important

  I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in […]

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Men need to use only 14,000 words to feel fully self-expressed whereas women need ……

I just read that men need to use only about 14,000 words to feel fully self-expressed at the end of the day, while women need to use about 46,000 words to feel fully self-expressed. This doesn’t surprise me – does it surprise you ? How heard […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 5

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 2

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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CHANGE YOUR FAMILY LIFE IN 5 DAYS !

For less than a haircut and highlights I will make you a positive, relaxed and confident parent in 5 days 🙂 Family success, happiness and parenting confidence are not accidents that happen to some parents and not to others. They are created by specific ways of thinking […]

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Why begin Teaching Reading through Games?

As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years teaching children to read is a vital life skill that I feel very passionate about – as kids who can’t read lack confidence, lack opportunities and are disempowered in all areas of life. I used to teach Reception […]

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Ways To Talk So Your Children Will Listen and It’s NOT about Nagging, Moaning or Shouting at them !

Here’s an article I wrote for Fink Cards and the Hello 2011 Campaign The long Summer holidays have started and lots of parents worry about how they are going to keep their kids occupied, busy, learning, exploring and happy. For me talking, listening and communicating skilfully with […]

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Talking Tots ~ Top Tips to Get Your Baby Talking !

  It is my great pleasure to have Lisa Houghton and Tracey Park who were paediatric speech and language therapists as my guest bloggers today. They created Talking Tots which is based on the simple idea that children who can communicate clearly and confidently have a huge head start […]

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Topic of The Month. Great ways to talk to your kids… so your kids will listen!

A major part of bringing up kids is learning how to talk with and to your children. The way you talk to your child teaches them how to talk to others. Here are some simple but really effective talking tips to try out with your kids: Connect […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

Listening is the oldest and perhaps the most powerful tool of healing. It is often through the quality of our listening and not the wisdom of our words that we are able to affect the most profound changes in the people around us. When we listen we […]

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