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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Why teenagers lie – and what to do about it.

              I have been working with parents who were beside themselves to discover that their teenage daughter has been consistently lying to them, to her friends and to her teachers. There are are two aspects to this article as it’s not just […]

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Politicians do it. Footballers do it. Role models do it. And, of course, kids do it. Why kids lie and what to do about it

As a former Deputy Head and class teacher for 22 years I’ve heard my fair share of ‘porky pies’ ranging from ‘My homework fell into the blender as I was making my breakfast smoothie’ to ‘I thought you gave me 20 stickers this morning’ to ‘Mrs Brown […]

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John would like you to know that he did not eat those sprinkles!

How would you have handled this or have you had a similiar moment? He is soooo sweet and just keep in mind that many toddlers are still at a stage where the truth is often mixed up with make-believe. But perhaps the next step would be to […]

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Most parents ‘lie to their children’ – what ones do you tell ?

I was chatting on LBC Radio today about a new study of families in the United States and China that shows that most parents tell lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour! The most frequent example was parents threatening to leave children alone […]

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