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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Practical Tips on How to RESPOND Rather Than REACT. My Pause Button Technique

  Much of our lives is spent in reaction to others and to events around us. The problem is that these reactions might not always be the best course of action, and as a result, they can make our children, ourselves and those around us unhappy, and […]

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“Let’s wait until tea time” – teaching the art of WAITING !

  I was working in a school & one of the lovely dedicated teachers called Steve told me about how the French bake cakes with their kids on Saturday mornings & don’t eat them until tea time in the afternoon. It got me pondering. Technology, TV & […]

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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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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

Losing the plot ! We all do it …. throw a parent tantrum that just seems to erupt like a volcano out of nowhere. So what can you do this week to notice when you are getting wound up, stressed out and beginning to lose the plot? […]

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for ~ John Lubbock

Just for today why not only focus on what your kids get RIGHT and praise them ?

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

Hot Buttons Here’s your Wednesday story from my never-ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. Mole was driving along a motorway with his good friend, Badger. Mole was enjoying the drive and feeling good about the world until another car, driven by Rat, cut aggressively and dangerously […]

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Kids over excited and being a pain?

Well everywhere I go at the moment I hear exhausted parents trying to hold onto their patience as their kids are getting over excited and naughty ! The lights , the tree, the chocolate, the excitement about Father Christmas coming, are really wonderful but can whip your […]

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