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 and Change: Starting a New School

Starting a new school, whether it's for the first time or a subsequent change during childhood or...

Continue Reading...
Children & Change - Introducing a New Partner

Introducing a new partner to your child, whether it's your own or your ex-partner's new...

Continue Reading...
Children & Change: Separation and Divorce

The separation or divorce of parents can introduce significant changes into a child's life, many...

Continue Reading...
Children and Change: When a Loved One Is Ill
Welcome to the third installment of our mini-series focusing on aiding children in navigating...
Continue Reading...
Children and Change: A New Sibling

Welcome to the second installment in our mini-series on supporting children through change. This...

Continue Reading...
Children and Change: Moving House
 
Welcome to this week's blog and video. 
Life involves many changes doesn't it? Some...
Continue Reading...
How Affirmations Can Help Your Child
Would you like to learn a simple strategy that you can teach your child to help them achieve...
Continue Reading...
How Goal-Setting Helps Children

Have you ever set a goal for yourself - personal or professional - and experienced the wonderful...

Continue Reading...
Reviewing 2023 With Your Child
Welcome to the first blog post of 2024! I hope you and your family had a lovely Christmas...
Continue Reading...
Worried how your child will cope with Christmas?

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

Continue Reading...
Why Your Approval Matters So Much to Your Child

Welcome to the 4th and final part of this mini-series on helping boost your child's self esteem.

...
Continue Reading...
Don't Be Too Quick To Give Your Child Advice!
 
I know how tempting it can be to jump in and offer solutions when our child is struggling...
Continue Reading...