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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The Mental Health Crisis Among Girls.

  We live in a world of growing perfectionism. From selfies to photo shop, young people are under pressure. They are under pressure at school to perform due to our obsession with data driven learning. They are under pressure on social media – mocked, scorned and ridiculed […]

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Isn’t it time to ‘Talk & Teach’ Your Kids about Mental Health?

Compassion, empathy & understanding start at an early age and they start with you, as parents, talking and teaching your children about all sorts of things including mental health. So I was interested to read about a new survey of more than 1,100 parents that found 55% […]

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How To Spot The Difference Between Teen Depression or Just Bad Moods.

6 million prescriptions for antidepressants are written for children each year which I think is a shocking statistic. I’m working with a family where the teenage boy is refusing to go to school and wants to stay in bed all day and so I thought I’d write […]

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Self Harm Explained

  I have been supporting a family who were enormously distressed to discover their teenage child was self harming. Self harming is a way of focusing and externalising emotional pain. Physical pain is much easier to handle than the anger, frustration and depression they carry inside. Self […]

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