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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So did the last generation understand that ‘less-is-more’ when it comes to parenting?

I read an interesting article by John Rosemond in The Lacrosse Tribune about bringing up kids. What do you think of John’s thoughts?   “The so-called “good old days” really were better. For example, if the data is correct, then the state of parenting in America has been in slow […]

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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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How Do YOU Handle The Playground Mafia?

As regular readers know I used to be a Deputy Head and class teacher for 22 years and as a Mum too who used to stand outside the school gate waiting for my kids I used to overhear lots of gossip, mis – information and down right unkind […]

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Can you ever be too loving? This week’s Parent Coaching Question

I’m writing a new book for Random House all about toddlers that will be out next year and I’ve been pondering whether as parents we can ever be toooo loving. I don’t think we can – because I’m not talking about spoiling them with gifts but spoiling them with […]

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Addicted to your cellphone? What are your kids learning from YOU ?

I wrote an article awhile back called “The Addictive Nature of Apples and Blackberries” about the addictive nature of our smartphones – as I got a new Blackberry and got very excited every time i saw the red light go off. I’ve also written about the little […]

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How James Brown is changing children’s lives !

Today I worked with the most lovely 12 year old who when asked what she was good at sat in silence for a very long time and said, “nothing” yet I know she is a great footballer, good at fractions, a great storyteller who writes with flair […]

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The Sue Atkins Wednesday Parenting Story To Ponder

The Scroll This week I have been pondering stress as I am giving a talk on it later today for a group of women at the WeLL Association inLondon. Here is this week’s story from my never ending notebook and everlasting pencil. The Scroll There was a […]

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How to change your thinking.

Suppose today you changed your thinking from “We’ve got a problem” to ” We face a challenge” Now how does that sound? Now how does that look? Now how does that feel ? OK – job done ! 🙂

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