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 Sue Atkins Wednesday Story: Failing Forward

  Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. Failing Forward   “You can never learn less, you can only learn more. The reason I know so much is because I have made so many mistakes” ~ Buckminster Fuller – Mathematician and […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story: Integrity

Integrity: The triple filter test Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil! The Philosopher had just spent another hard day at the university asking lots of pertinent and challenging questions. On the way to his favourite cafe for dinner, he was greeted […]

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Why Taking a New Baby Home Is Like Learning To Drive.

Metaphors and stories have been used for centuries as a method of healing, learning and guidance for parents and children alike. Here is my Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil Why Taking a New Baby Home Is Like Learning To Drive. “Taking […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story – The Nails in the Fence

Here’s my weekly story from my never ending notebook and my everlasting coloured pencil to ponder this week. The Nails in the Fence Here is a wonderful story from my never-ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil that I taught the children in my Year 4 class many […]

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The Sue Atkins Story To Ponder – Forgiving the Unforgivable

I always enjoy receiving my regular email from Karen Salmansohn, a best selling author with over 1 million books sold – who is known for creating a new breed of books – “self help for people who would never be caught dead reading self help.” I enjoy […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

Here’s today’s story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil In your hands   Once upon a time there was a mother. She was a very good and conscientious mother and she did her very best to look after her two little boys and feed […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Story

Well, I remember the old Hollies hit “Silence is Golden” and today’s story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil is along this theme. Silence is Golden A young man joined a group of Buddhist monks after listening to their message and prayers. The father […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story To Ponder

Here’s today’s story from my never-ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. The Hat Trick The speaker had arrived at the village hall to give a talk that people had eagerly awaited for many weeks. The talk was on a particular contentious issue that touched on the lives […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

Making up your own mind and being happy with it   Here is your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. “On a certain day in 1456 a farmer entered the great city of Norwich with his son and a donkey. The man was […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder !

Here’s another story from my never ending notebook and ever lasting coloured pencil. The Porcupine The porcupine was a strange looking creature because although he had a small little body, it was covered from head to foot with long fierce looking quills which stuck up all around […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story

Here’s your Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. TWO FRIENDS WERE WALKING THROUGH THE DESERT. DURING SOME POINT OF THE JOURNEY, THEY HAD AN ARGUMENT; AND ONE FRIEND SLAPPED THE OTHER ONE IN THE FACE. THE ONE WHO GOT SLAPPED WAS HURT, […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story

I love stories! My Dad used to be a brilliant storyteller making up endless stories for me to fall happily asleep to last thing at night. He also used to tell my children “true lies” as he had run out of true stories about growing up […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story

Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil! One Friday morning a couple of months ago the log man came to our house and delivered our winter pile of logs for our open fire but he dumped them outside my neighbour Helen’s door […]

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