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.

Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Magical Microbiome Feb 03, 2023

Welcome to part 4 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase of children...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: The Impact of Change Jan 27, 2023


In this week's video - part 3 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: The Role of Trauma Jan 20, 2023

Following on from my video last week when I was talking about the very concerning increase in the...

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The Worrying Rise Of Mental Health Problems In Children & Young People Jan 13, 2023
Recently released figures in the UK show the number of children requiring treatment for serious...
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Helping Your Child Cope With Big Feelings at Christmas Time Dec 16, 2022

While Christmas is a magical time of year for most children, it can of course be a very difficult...

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Children's Grief Awareness Week 2022 Nov 25, 2022

Children’s Grief Awareness Week has just come to an end in the UK as I write this.

It was...

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Is Your Child Being Bullied? Nov 18, 2022

 

Today is the last day of Anti-Bullying Week here in the UK. This is an annual event held...

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Helping Your Child Develop Emotional Intelligence Nov 11, 2022

In this workshop I teach you how to develop and increase your child's emotional intelligence, and...

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Is Your Child Emotionally Intelligent? Nov 04, 2022

Do you ever find yourself wishing that your child could just do something with ease, that you...

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👻 Making Halloween Fun, Not Frightening Oct 28, 2022

For most children Halloween is a much loved, and eagerly awaited celebration, but for some it can...

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Help For Your Anxious Child Oct 07, 2022

If your child is suffering with anxiety, I have some resources to help you.

As you know, I create...

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How To Protect Your Child (and yourself) During These Worrying Times Sep 30, 2022

How To Protect Your Child (and yourself) During These Worrying Times

As if collectively trying to...

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