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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The Best Time To Talk Is Now.

  Whenever I begin the process of coaching parents, a mum, or a dad, or a family, they almost always say something like this after the first meeting ‘I/we should have started this conversation years ago. I/we have known ‘this’ was a problem for a long time […]

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Talk With Them, Not At Them

I’ve been writing some new articles for an online magazine in the States this week and one simple idea to engage, connect and stay bonded with your kids is to……. Talk With Them, Not At Them. Many parents I work with make the mistake of talking at […]

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Why The Simple Act Of Eating Together Is Important

  I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in […]

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Teenagers who eat with their parents are up to 35% less likely to have eating disorders

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in […]

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6 fast tips to help your toddler get talking.

Your Toddler as an Apprentice ‘Wordmagician’ Here is a wonderful article on ‘The Science Behind Toddler Language Development’ by my great pal across the pond Dr. Lynne Kenney. “If you have a child approaching three years of age, you hear daily, that he is becoming a Wordmagician. […]

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My daughter’s learning to drive ……

I’ve just been talking on BBC Radio Sheffield about being a taxi service for our kids – as apparently we drive the equivalent of a trip to Mars each week ferrying children about ! It’s quite apt too at the moment as my 17 year old daughter is […]

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Men need to use only 14,000 words to feel fully self-expressed whereas women need ……

I just read that men need to use only about 14,000 words to feel fully self-expressed at the end of the day, while women need to use about 46,000 words to feel fully self-expressed. This doesn’t surprise me – does it surprise you ? How heard […]

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING. Having Your Family Round The Table – The Simple Act Of Eating Together

At this special family time of Thanksgiving here’s an article I wrote about the importance of families creating memories through simply sitting down regularly and eating together. Have a wonderful time 🙂 I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 5

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 4

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 3

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 2

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 1

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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CHANGE YOUR FAMILY LIFE IN 5 DAYS !

For less than a haircut and highlights I will make you a positive, relaxed and confident parent in 5 days 🙂 Family success, happiness and parenting confidence are not accidents that happen to some parents and not to others. They are created by specific ways of thinking […]

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Why begin Teaching Reading through Games?

As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years teaching children to read is a vital life skill that I feel very passionate about – as kids who can’t read lack confidence, lack opportunities and are disempowered in all areas of life. I used to teach Reception […]

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