Creating Kids Who Can

Welcome to our blog where award-winning child therapist, Frances Weston, shares advice for parents. Its aim is to help parents help their children manage and express difficult feelings and cope with life's challenges well, so they can feel happy and confident and experience positive mental health.

Is Your Anxious Child a Fighter, a Flyer or A Freezer? Jun 24, 2022

In today's video I am going to be exploring the fight, flight or freeze response that is...

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5 Things Your Anxious Child Wants You To Know Jun 17, 2022

Have you ever wondered what might be going on in the mind of your anxious child?

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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Four Jun 10, 2022
Welcome to the 4th and final part of this mini-series on helping boost your child's self esteem.
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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Three Jun 03, 2022
I know how tempting it can be to jump in and offer solutions when our child is struggling with...
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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Two May 27, 2022

Have you ever had the experience of trying to talk to someone and realising they aren't really...

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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part One May 20, 2022

How your child feels about themself is super important for a whole host of reasons.  Good...

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Helping Your Child Grieve for a Family Member They Never Knew May 13, 2022

Following our recent mini-series on children and bereavement, I have received an email from a...

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The Effects Of Diet On Mental Health May 06, 2022

According to a recent study carried out in the UK, the diets of British teenagers are 'unhealthy...

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Helping Your Child Cope and Prepare When Someone They Love is Dying Apr 29, 2022

I was recently contacted by a Mum who has been watching our mini-series on bereavement, and asked...

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My Recommended Resources to Help Bereaved Children and Young People Apr 15, 2022

In today’s video I share my recommended resources to help children and young people who...

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How To Help A Child Or Young Person Who Is Grieving Apr 08, 2022
In this week's video - the 4th in this mini-series on bereavement - I offer some tips for ways to...
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The Impact of Bereavement On Teenagers Apr 01, 2022

In this week's video - which is the third part of this mini-series on the subject of bereavement...

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