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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Is Your Family Blooming?

When I heard that my great pals across the pond Dr Lynne Kenney & Wendy Young from Kidlutions were writing a new book to help children bloom and flourish I was really excited. “Bloom” presents a brain-based style of parenting that helps children learn to develop the […]

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3 wonderful books that are free until 15th March for children who are 4-8 years old.

  My friend Annie Fox has written 3 wonderful books that are free until 15th March for children who are 4-8 years old. 1. ARE WE LOST? For every 4–8 yr old who has ever felt “old enough” to do something daring on their own. Like all books […]

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Teaching Kids To Be Good People

I’d like to tell you about a new book that I think you’ll find helpful on your parenting journey by my friend Annie Fox called “Teaching Kids to Be Good People” Here’s my recent testimonial for it: “Raising happy, confident, emotionally intelligent, compassionate kids is not always […]

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Rhythms, Rituals & Routines – The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

I am reading the very wonderful book “Celebrating Families” – which is just bursting with simple,practical ways to enhance family life by my friend Helen Sanderson and Maye Taylor at the moment and I can’t put it down! I keep having to stop and highlight their wonderfully simple yet inspiring […]

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Do You Want to Know How to Develop the Inner Entrepreneur in Your Child ?

As the number of job vacancies available to school-leavers and graduates continues to shrink, developing your child’s entrepreneurial ability has never been more important. In this new book, mum and entrepreneur Lorraine Allman, offers over a hundred activities and ideas, and picks the brains of […]

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My interview with the wonderful Talking Tots

I highly recommend the wonderful Talking Tots as they offer fun interactive pre-school sessions that develop speech and language skills which are SO crucial to a young child’s development. Here is my interview with them: “Talking Tots spoke to the marvellous Sue Atkins, parenting coach and author […]

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Padded bras for 7 year olds, high heels for dolls and pole dancing – where has my little girl gone?

  Padded bras for seven-year-olds, dolls dressed in high heels, and pole dancing kits for kids. From every angle our daughters are being bombarded by messages about looks and sexuality they are too young to understand. Even primary school girls feel pressured to conform to a thin, […]

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Forgiveness

Today I am delighted to have Wendy Young Founder of Kidlutions as my guest blogger. Wendy’s mission is to provide all children with a sense of success in handling whatever problems come their way. She knows that in life, success is not the absence of problems, […]

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NumberJacks Mission to Learn

I love this website! it’s a cute and fun way to teach your children maths. Mission to learn is an exciting and entertaining world where children from the age of 3 become engaged with mathematics through a unique mix of games, video, audio, images and interactivity. It’s […]

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Talking Teenager

What are you to do when your cheerful, friendly family members morph overnight into sarcastic, sullen, teens? How can you get through to these hormonally challenged strangers when all you get in return are sighs and eyerolls? Thankfully, this book reveals the groundbreaking strategies you can use […]

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Mr Thorne Does Phonics

I am delighted to introduce you to a great friend of mine, a pioneering teacher from Solihull, who has become an internet sensation after helping almost a million people around the world to read. Chris has quite literally taken the world by storm […]

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Family Talk

I think sitting round the table eating helps families connect, share and have fun so I love Around the Table Games. They are fun, thought provoking and easy to carry and they get the whole family talking – even hard-to-talk-to Teens! These great questions will stop you […]

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