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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Let’s empower all children to be individuals and to shine not hide!Read more
Let a series of happy thoughts run through your mind. They will show on your face. ~ Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993, Author of The Power of Positive ThinkingRead more
Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~UnknownRead more
“When we listen with the intent to understand others, rather than with the intent to reply, we begin true communication and relationship building. Opportunities to then speak openly and to be understood come much more naturally and easily. ~Stephen Covey Life can be complicated, but happiness…is simple. […]Read more
“You did it!” or “You got it!” or “You figured it out – how fantastic! 15 great things to tell your kids ~ Tip 1 15 great things to tell your kids. ~ Tip 2 15 great things to tell your kids. ~ Tip […]Read more
If children live with criticism, They learn to condemn. If children live with hostility, They learn to fight. If children live with ridicule, They learn to be shy. If children live with shame, They learn to feel guilty. If children live with encouragement, They learn confidence. […]Read more
You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. ~William D. TammeusRead more
Children Learn What They Live If a child lives with criticism he learns to condemn. If a child lives with hostility he learns to fight. If a child lives with ridicule he learns to be shy. If a child lives with shame he learns to feel […]Read more
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny-bone. ~ Reba McEntireRead more
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark TwainRead more
So often we let our kids, our partner or our work colleagues wind us up, but it’s worth just pressing your imaginary pause button for a moment and reminding yourself that …….”Nobody makes you angry – you DECIDE to use anger as a response” Step back, take […]Read more
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved. ~ Barbra JohnsonRead more
If you look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself, and in life – you’ll always find it. ~ Mike DooleyRead more
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.” ~ Ben BergorRead more