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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Simple and Practical Ideas to Avoid Teary and Tantrum-Filled Goodbyes.

  I’ve been answering toddler questions for a regular feature that I write for an In -house magazine in the City – in fact I was inundated and had over 40 questions all about toddlers so I am looking forward to launching my new Parenting Made Easy – Toddler Membership System in […]

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How To Teach Your Child Perservance

  To succeed in life you need tenacity and perseverance so today’s guest post comes from the wonderful Dr. Michele Borba and is about how to teach our kids “stickability”   Dr. Michele Borba is an educational psychologist, parenting expert, TODAY show contributor and author of 22 books. […]

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So what do you do?

“So what do you do?” Ever has someone say that to you at a dinner party, school event or business event? Just ponder and reflect on that question for a moment… What does it bring up for you? I was invited to attend the Home Renaissance Foundation […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

Believe in yourself and remember that anything is possible. Believe in what makes you feel good And what makes you happy. Believe in the dreams You’ve always wanted to come true, And give them every chance to. If you are willing to take the opportunities You are […]

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Jamie’s Dream School – what do make of it?

We were away in South Africa last week when Jamie Oliver’s new Dream School programme aired on Channel 4. As a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher for 22 years before changing direction into writing, broadcasting and parent coaching I found it fascinating. Some of you who follow me […]

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Do you have a child with special educational needs?

Ministers are due to unveil a major shake-up of special educational needs (SEN) support in England’s schools. Under the proposals, education and health care plans are set to replace statements, which detail the support children with the severest level of need can expect. The plans would be […]

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The test post to see the permalinks

This is a test post to see if permalinks are working or not.

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Bono, Mandela and Making Memories

I’m on holiday at the moment in South Africa staying with our great friends in Hout Bay, just outside Cape Town, and seeing my son who’s on his travels and who is staying here for a few months. Last night we went to see U2 at […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

I am patient, I am loving and I always show my kids respect 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 […]

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Here’s another one for you Dad …. The House of Lords no less !

The death of my dad over 5 years ago made me look back over our lives together and reflect on what I truly loved and respected about him. He made such a difference—not only in my life, but to all the people he met. He was […]

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The Sue Atkins Inspiring Sunday Saying

The world is becoming a very small place through the power of Twitter, Facebook and social media and I’m delighted to include a wonderful poem by my new friend Rodrick Walters. I spoke to Rodrick this week on the phone about his passion for Upbeat Dads after […]

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Would you allow your teenager to babysit your toddler?

I was on my way to work in a school yesterday when I heard the debate on The Jeremy Vine BBC Radio 2 Show about a Mum who had been given an official police caution for leaving her 14-year-old son in charge of his three-year-old brother. I […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

I have found the best way to make full use of my weekly Parent Coaching Question is to pop it somewhere where you can see it often so you can ponder and reflect on it regularly throughout the week. If you just allow yourself to be open […]

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The “electric babysitter!”

The “Daily Mail” ran a headline on Tuesday about whether our little ones are at risk from the baby TV stations aimed at pre-school kids. There is concern that some parents are using the TV as a form of easy and stress free babysitting – plonking their […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Affirmation

I do it my way ! 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. […]

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