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 Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

Today is the start of a new day.    

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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 Weekly Parent Question

What do I need to be happy?    

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10 ways to STOP Guilt – The Biggest Gremlin of Parenting!

I’m writing my notes for a Peanut Pod that I’m doing, as well as 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 […]

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So are your kids being seduced by too much advertising?

Advertising is a multi-million pound business and our kids are surrounded by adverts all the time on websites, on TV, on billboards, in magazines as well as in films as product placements, on buses, buildings, and scoreboards. The power of a celebrity endorsement is very potent to […]

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How many Saturdays have you got left ?

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 […]

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Is it OK to smack your child?

Smacking is back in the news again. Bringing up happy, healthy, polite and caring children has never been easy. Everyone gets angry with their kids at some time or another – it’s normal – it’s healthy. Kids know just what buttons to push and they push them! […]

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The ultimate gift a parent can give their children is CONFIDENCE.

Nurturing Your Child’s Self Esteem In recent years the words “self confidence” and “self esteem” and “self belief” seem to have become very fashionable and “buzz” words and as parents we are forever being told about how we must nurture and not harm our child’s self esteem […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

I forgive myself for making mistakes. Download your copy of Sue’s Ebook How to give your kids the gift of self-esteem by clicking here About the author Sue Atkins is a Parenting Expert who offers practical guidance for bringing up happy, confident, well behaved […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Story

Here’s your Wednesday story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. An armada of the US Navy was engaged in naval exercises off the coast of Canada when the following radio exchange was recorded: “Please divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid […]

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“Does my bum look big in this ?” Positive advice for raising a confident teenager !

Learn how to be a strong role model for your teen as they grow into a self-aware young adult – why it’s important to be sensitive and supportive of your teen’s need to experiment with the way they look and dress, in the face of so much […]

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Inspiring Sunday Sayings

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. ~ Theodore Roosevelt Download your copy of Sue’s Ebook How to give your kids the gift […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

There is no blame. I release the need to blame anyone, including myself. I am doing the best I can with the understanding, knowledge, and awareness I have. Download your copy of Sue’s Ebook How to give your kids the gift of self-esteem by clicking here About the author Sue […]

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