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, “GUILT – The “BIG G” and gremlin of […]
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 in the summer when the warmth of the […]
Today is the start of a new day.
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 Philosopher who never graduated from University but received […]
What do I need to be happy?
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 young people. Just think of Dua Lia’s pulling […]
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! I know mine do! But what sort of […]
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 but how do we go about it? Self-esteem […]
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 children. She is also the author of “Raising […]
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 danger of a collision” “Recommend that you divert […]
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 peer and media pressure. Join me on Parent […]
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 of self-esteem by clicking here About the author […]
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 Atkins is a Parenting Expert who offers practical […]