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 watched a Mum praise her son for sneezing the other day ‘You’re so clever’ she said ? Are we in danger of over praising our kids?

Are we in danger of over praising our kids? We all think that self esteem is important as it boosts a child’s resilience. But has the balance swung too far as we praise far too easily & liberally for ‘normal’ things kids do? I watched a Mum […]

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As parents your gift to your kids is to help them build stronger wings…

I’ve just written an eBook on GRIT that will be available to download from my website shop very soon, as I believe it is a very important part of helping to raise a child with confidence in their own ability. Here’s a story for you to ‘Pause […]

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Congratulations Andy Murray – Wimbledon Champion.

Phew what a match – what a boiling hot day – what an exciting finish ! I’m exhausted and I was only watching the game at my friend’s house – and we even managed to spot her son Charlie on TV on Murray Mount as he was a former […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder

Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil called The Logs. 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 […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story

Here is a simple story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil about a farmer and his rooster that illustrates the power of being determined. “There was once a newcomer who moved to a small rural town. He soon found that all of the residents were farmers […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story To Ponder !

Here’s your Wednesday Story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil! Once upon a time there was a bunch of tiny frogs…. who arranged a running competition. The goal was to reach the top of a very high tower. A big crowd had gathered around the […]

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