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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Does your child hear the word, ‘No!’ more than 400 times a day?

The average toddler hears the word “no” an astonishing 400 times a day, according to experts. You, like me, may, at first, think that this must be an exaggeration but pause to ponder this…when we tell a toddler ‘No’ we usually say,’ No, no, no!’ which is […]

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Saying “NO” to your kids with confidence !

Saying “No” to your kids is such a simple word but so many parents find it difficult to incorporate it into their discipline strategies – it’s about feeling confident in your own ability as a parent so then the ability to say “no” becomes a powerful behaviour […]

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Finding it hard to say ‘NO’ to your kids? Here’s my solution.

I’m on BBC radio Worcester and Hereford today speaking about saying ‘NO’ to your kids with confidence – here is an article I wrote awhile ago to give you a few ideas . https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/2011/01/saying-no-to-your-kids-with-confidence-2/  

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The Power of a Positive “NO!”

Research suggests saying ‘no’ is not the most effective way to discipline a child. Purvaja Sawant talks to experts to find a happy solution for parents and children. Disciplining a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. After all, it’s one of the most difficult jobs in the world, […]

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Running on Empty?

  In keeping with this week’s theme of “Running on Empty” here are some practical ways to manage your overwhelm around housework ! Take control of the housework. 1. Would you say you are constantly on the go? 2. Would you say you have a constant […]

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How do you rate your partner’s parenting skills? !!!!

I was just talking to a new client and I asked her: How would you rate the parenting skills of your partner compared to you on a 1-10 scale? What are they better at than you? What are you better at than them? How do you complement […]

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