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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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. TammeusRead more
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny-bone. ~ Reba McEntireRead more
It’s not failure. It’s a detour in the road to success. Keep driving !Read more
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 TwainRead more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 ThinkingRead more
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 […]Read more
If you look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself, and in life – you’ll always find it. ~ Mike DooleyRead more
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.” ~ Ben BergorRead more
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 […]Read more