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 – Tip 9

  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. […]

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More Tips To Help Give Your Kids The Gift of Self Esteem

  The most important gift you can give your child is the gift of self esteem. Self-esteem is how you rate yourself deep down. It is a belief and a confidence in your own ability and value. It’s a gentle knowing that: you like yourself. you think […]

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These Top 10 Questions Will Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem Quickly & Easily.

                    I have been working with a family with a little girl of 6 and we have been looking at helping her parents ask more ‘Open-ended questions’ to develop her independence, creativity and confidence. Questions are a natural […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Let’s empower all children to be individuals and to shine not hide!

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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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EXCLUSIVE offer for your school as a “Thank you” for buying my Can Do Kids Journal!

Due to my fantastic partnership with KidZania London, I am delighted to extend an exclusive offer for your school as a “Thank you” for buying the Can Do Kids Journal! KidZania London are offering your school a FREE CLASS VISIT between the 1st and 16th December 2016! […]

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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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Get Your Kids Actually Chatting On The Phone !

  Today’s Pause To Ponder ! Get your kids using the phone! Self-confidence comes out of a sense of competence and children develop confidence not because you tell them they’re great, but because of their own achievements, big and small. Of course it’s lovely to hear encouraging […]

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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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Activities to build self-esteem in kids ~ Tip 3

Siblings without rivalry! Sibling rivalry has always had a bad press – think of Cain slaughtering Abel and Joseph being thrown down the well and sold by his brothers because they were jealous of his beautiful multi coloured coat! Sibling rivalry can apply to any child living […]

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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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