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.
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The most important gift you can give your child is the gift of self esteem. Self-esteem is how you rate yourself deep down. It is a belief and a confidence in your own ability and value. It’s a gentle knowing that: you like yourself. you think […]Read more
Keep a child – friendly home If your children spend most of their time in other people’s houses, you’re lucky; if they all congregate at your house, you’re blessed ~Mignon McLaughlin One simple way to build your child’s self esteem is to make your home inviting to […]Read more
Patting Your Kids On The Back – The Art of Positive Praise “There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread” Mother Theresa In a management survey I read recently 88% of people who left their company said they didn’t […]Read more
After-School Activities: Striking the Right Balance I have been pondering After School Activities and pushing your children too hard which can seriously damage their self esteem and confidence. Here are just some of my thoughts and questions to help you strike that balance between too many […]Read more
“Many streets in urban Britain are thick with warm flowers and cold blood” Mary Riddell from The Daily Telegraph Research suggests that infants in loveless, violent and abusive homes will have had their emotions hard-wired and damaged by the time they are only 18 months old. […]Read more
I’ve been working with a wonderful group of super kids aged between 7 – 11 in a local primary school for the last 8 weeks for 45 minutes each week running my After School Club “Confidence Classes for Kids.” We have had great fun creating our One […]Read more
I am passionate about empowering children with the gift of true long term self esteem. Join me personally on my Beat Bullying ~ Confidence Classes for Kids. Helping children feel good about themselves and empowering them with the strategies and simple techniques for lasting long term confidence. […]Read more
I am delighted to have my great friend Dr Rosina McAlpine from www.winwinparenting.com as my guest blogger today. Dr. Rosina McAlpine is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney (see University of Sydney ) and has a Masters degree and a PhD in education. She is an award-winning […]Read more
Today I have just finished my Beat Bullying – Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop and I always feel so inspired by the children’s happy smiling faces after the day we spend together. I really love teaching them my One Point Technique, My Circle Of Confidence Technique and my […]Read more
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.Read more
Lots of parents, schools and families have sent me emails about using my idea for the “Easy” button or my Parenting Made Easy app so I thought it would be fun if you send me in your videos or photos of […]Read more