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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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry go-round will wave at his parents every time around – and why his parents will always wave back. ~William D. Tammeus    

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny-bone. ~ Reba McEntire

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

It’s not failure. It’s a detour in the road to success. Keep driving !

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story – The Seahorse in a Starfish World

Here’s a story from my never ending notebook and everlasting coloured pencil. The Seahorse Once upon a time, there was a young seahorse called Sidney. He was a lovely friendly and clever seahorse, who was very good at being a seahorse, but the problem was he was […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

If you have never been hated by your child you have never been a parent. ~ Bette Davis   It’s tough being a parent – but we are there to be our children’s guiding hand. We need to step up and be their parent NOT their friend […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

Let a series of happy thoughts run through your mind. They will show on your face. ~ Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993, Author of The Power of Positive Thinking

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The need for noise and our struggle with silence.

I go into many schools running my Confidence Classes for Kids Workshop and I am always struck by how noisy the classrooms can become. I do an exercise called The Garden of Dreams where I take the children on a visualisation into a beautiful garden with sunflowers […]

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi-tea

If you look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself, and in life – you’ll always find it. ~ Mike Dooley

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The Sue Atkins Sunday Saying – a cup of positivi – tea

It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.” ~ Ben Bergor

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Attitude Is Everything

I work with many hundreds of parents, children and families around the globe and the difference in success or failure is not how you look, how you dress, how well educated you are, where you live or how much you have in your bank account – it’s ALL about […]

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The Power of 10%

    Vincent van Gogh said, “Great things are not done by impulse, but rather by a series of small things brought together.” What if you did just 10% more listening, playing & laughing with your kids this week how would that improve their childhood memories?

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What are the top 5 things YOUR kids have taught you about life, love and having fun ?

I loved being a teacher as kids often said the most profound things as they often see what’s really important in life simply. This got me pondering as I read Five things your children can teach you on Yahoo. As we grow older, our ability to see wonders […]

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