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.

Helping Your Teen Cope With Disappointing Exam Results

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

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Helping Your Child Sleep Peacefully: 3 Effective Breathing Techniques

If you’ve been following me for a while, you will know that I am always eager to provide...

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A Good Night's Sleep - My Top Tips

 

This week I am sharing a post from the blog archive on the subject of sleep, as I know...

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Today is a special day 🎉
Today is a special day here at Brighter Futures for Kids HQ . . . . we are celebrating the fact...
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Nurturing Young Voices: Supporting Children Who Fear Speaking in Public

As parents, we often witness our children experiencing a wide range of emotions as they navigate...

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Understanding the Plight of 'Ghost' Children: Mental Health & School Absence
 

In recent years, a concerning phenomenon has emerged in educational settings, where...

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From Challenges to Triumphs: Championing the mental health of children with special educational needs - Part 2
Welcome to this week's blog post in which I continue exploring the mental health challenges faced...
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Helping Your Anxious Child: Your Qs Answered - Part 6

I'm so pleased to share the final instalment of my mini-series on the top ten questions that...

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Helping Your Anxious Child: Your Qs Answered - Part 5

Welcome to this week's post, in which I'm continuing my mini-series on the top ten questions...

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Helping Your Anxious Child: Your Qs Answered - Part 4

Welcome to part 4 of my mini-series in which I'm answering the top ten questions that parents of...

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Helping Your Anxious Child: Your Qs Answered - Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of my mini-series on the top ten questions that parents of anxious children...

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