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.

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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Is It Right For Children To Go To Funerals? Sep 24, 2022

Following the funeral of HM The Queen on Monday, and the images of Prince George and Princess...

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Is Your Teen About to Go to Uni? How to Help Them (And You) Cope Emotionally Sep 16, 2022
Is your teenager about to go to University?  If so, congratulations! Its a major milestone...
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How To Help A Child With Back To School Anxiety Aug 26, 2022
In this week's blog I am revisiting a post from this time last year, as it is very relevant now ....
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Helping Your Teen Cope When Exam Results Are Disappointing Aug 19, 2022

Here in the UK, teenagers across the country have already received their A level results or are...

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What To Do When Siblings Are Squabbling Or Fighting Aug 12, 2022

Sometimes sibling relationships can erupt into nasty 'slanging matches' or full blown fights....

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