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 Sue Atkins Wednesday Story: Failing Forward

  Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. Failing Forward   “You can never learn less, you can only learn more. The reason I know so much is because I have made so many mistakes” ~ Buckminster Fuller – Mathematician and […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

The Carpenter Here is today’s story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil “An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder – Comfort Zones

  Here is today’s story from my never-ending note book and everlasting coloured pencil ! Comfort Zones Two seeds lay in a shallow depression in the field where the farmer had thrown them. As the autumn days passed, birds searching for worms, and the wintry wind, loosened the […]

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Become Unsinkable – Learn Ways to Handle Major Change.

It’s Time to Let Go of What Was… I work with many parents going through the difficulties of major life changes and many of the people I coach are stuck. We are living through different and difficult times. Are you flourishing or floundering? In this blog I […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story: Integrity

Integrity: The triple filter test Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil! The Philosopher had just spent another hard day at the university asking lots of pertinent and challenging questions. On the way to his favourite cafe for dinner, he was greeted […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story – Knowing Where to Tap

Here’s my Wednesday story from my never-ending notebook and my everlasting coloured pencil. Knowing Where to Tap At the end of the 19th century a wealthy mill owner was sick with worry as his steam boiler lay broken and his workers were standing idle. Time was money […]

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question.

Who is responsible for the choices I make?

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The Sue Atkins Parent Question.

Who needs my love today? Every week, on a Monday, I post a Parent Coaching Question for you to ponder. Save it on your phone to see each morning to get you thinking, or pop it up on the fridge in the kitchen to pause to ponder […]

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Why Taking a New Baby Home Is Like Learning To Drive.

Metaphors and stories have been used for centuries as a method of healing, learning and guidance for parents and children alike. Here is my Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil Why Taking a New Baby Home Is Like Learning To Drive. “Taking […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder – Why People Like Clowns

Here’s my Wednesday story from my never-ending notebook and my everlasting coloured pencil. Why People Like Clowns “Why do people like me?” asks the clown. “It is because I make people laugh?” “They enjoy laughing certainly,” says his friend. “Or is it my colourful clothes, large shoes […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder – Falling Over

Here’s my Wednesday story from my never-ending notebook and my everlasting coloured pencil. Falling over Here’s a story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil from Dave Mason from Hypknowsis “When I was a student, I went out one winter’s afternoon and I found that […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story – The Shoes

Here is my Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. The Shoes You may have heard this very old story illustrating the difference between positive thinking and negative thinking before. “Many years ago two salesmen were sent by a British shoe manufacturer to Africa […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story – The Cleaning Lady.

Metaphors and stories have been used for centuries as a method of healing, learning and guidance for parents and children alike. Every Wednesday I write a story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil that will make you think, reflect or inspire you with a […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story. The Talking Cat

  Here’s my weekly story from my never ending notebook and my everlasting coloured pencil to ponder this week. The Talking Cat There was this lady, and one day she got the idea that her cat was trying to communicate with her. For weeks and months she […]

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Wun wunders why foenick spelling methods arr stil tort in skools !

  I’m speaking on Talk Radio today about the importance of spelling & whether it matters now we all have spell- checkers on our computers. As a former Deputy Head Teacher, spelling is important because it aids in reading. It helps cement the connection that is shared […]

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