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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I’m writing my notes for a Zoom business talk for a global business around “Lunch and Learn” bite sized talks for 45 minutes on a wide range of topics. Parenting is such a vast subject isn’t it, and one of the many topics that I cover is, […]Read more
I enjoy Saturday morning. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to be up and writing, or maybe it’s the fun of knowing the kids are around all day. Either way, I really enjoy the first few hours of a Saturday morning, especially […]Read more
“One day at a time – this is enough.” ~ Ida Scott Taylor 1820-1915, Author Click here to buy The Divorce Journal for Kids Navigating through Divorce Positively A bad marriage can make parenting and life in general stressful. The loss of the family structure can […]Read more
We all know that going to see the doctor or dentist can sometimes be a scary experience for little ones who don’t know what to expect. So it’s important that parents help to put them at ease, whether that’s through role play, reading books together or watching […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Christmas, although a time of great joy and celebration, can also be the most stressful of times for even the best of parents, with the family home chaotic and often besieged by visitors. Throw into the mix over excited children who have weeks to sit around […]Read more
Your children need your presence more than your presents. ~UnknownRead more
If not today …… when? We all put things off. We all procrastinate to some degree. But what if we keep putting things off until our time has run out? Who do you need to call? Who do you need to forgive? Who do you need […]Read more
I’m discussing ‘Stranger Things’ on BBC Radio Suffolk this week and I will be asked: Do you have teenage children or grandchildren and do you know what they’re watching on their phones and screens on a daily basis? The drama “Stranger Things” launched in 2016, has 4 […]Read more
Keep a child – friendly home If your children spend most of their time in other people’s houses, you’re lucky; if they all congregate at your house, you’re blessed ~Mignon McLaughlin One simple way to build your child’s self esteem is to make your home inviting to […]Read more
Today is the start of a new day.Read more
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 […]Read more
What do I need to be happy?Read more
As France bans parents from hitting their children & England discusses it. The debate rages on…. If you have just entered into a disciplinary arms race with your kids, then smacking is NOT the answer. Parenting doesn’t have to be a battle. Using positive discipline, you CAN […]Read more
If I could wave a magic wand what would you like me to change?Read more