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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Activities to build self-esteem in kids – Tip 4

  Self-esteem is your child’s passport to lifetime mental health and social happiness It’s the foundation of your child’s well-being and their key to success as an adult. At all ages, how you feel about yourself affects how you act and one simple way to build self […]

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Activities to Build Self-Esteem With Kids – Tip 1

  Activities to build self-esteem in kids #1 Talking With and Talking At Your Kids There has been lots of research on family communication that has repeatedly confirmed that we spend very little time actually talking with our children (less than 20 minutes a day ) and […]

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Steps for developing tenacity, ‘stickability,’ willpower, passion & perseverance, otherwise known as ‘GRIT’ in your kids so they develop self-confidence, self-esteem & self-belief.

Helicopter parenting, coupled with the belief that we should never let our children fail, have given rise to kids who are ill-prepared to cope with life’s challenges. With more research showing that ‘over involved’ parenting leads to more anxious and entitled kids, it’s clear that grit and […]

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How to nurture can-do children and get them to eat their greens! The Sue Atkins Parenting Show Episode 5

The Sue Atkins Parenting Show is where we discuss every possible aspect of parenting, giving you advice and support on topics which affect your daily life. Each free, weekly episode is bursting with practical tips, techniques and ideas. Also, you can sign up to The Sue Atkins […]

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Giving your kids the ultimate gift of a ‘Can Do Kid’ attitude to Life.

  A must, must watch video from the very wonderfully inspiring Oprah. There’s never a hero to rescue you – there’s only you if you want to make it happen ! Get excited about your life, get focused, be clear and take very small steps for perhaps […]

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Tonight my friend is on Dragon’s Den.

  I’m getting excited as my great pal Erika Brodnock is appearing on Dragon’s Den tonight on BBC 2 at 9 o’clock with her really wonderful Karisma Kidz. As a former Deputy Head teacher and Head of PSHE I am passionate about helping parents raise happy, confident, […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation.

Positive affirmations have become really popular, especially on social media. You’ve probably seen lots of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook posts that use positive affirmations to inspire you. But what are these magic words that claim to transform your confidence? There’s actually a great deal of science to back […]

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