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 Anxious Child: Your Qs Answered - Part 2
Welcome to the second part of my mini-series in which I'm answering the top ten questions that...
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What are the Common Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety in Children?

Welcome to the first week of my new mini series in which I will be answering the Top 10 most...

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Has Your Child's Anxiety Been Caused, or Made Worse by, a Bereavement?

This week I have been contacted by a Dad who recently joined our mailing list, as he had...

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How To Protect Your Child's Mental Health
We have finally made it to the end of the of my mini-series exploring possible causes for...
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Under Pressure: The Link Between High Expectations and Kids Mental Health

Welcome to Part 11 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase in the...

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Food for Thought: How Poor Diets are Linked to Increasing Rates of Mental Health Problems in Children and Teens

Welcome to Part 10 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase of...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Is Digital Media To Blame?

Welcome to Part 9 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: Is Lack of Support Making Things Worse?

 

Welcome to Part 8 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase of...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Is Their Life More Stressful Now?

 

Welcome to Part 7 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 Genetics

Welcome to Part 6 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: Your Parenting Style

Another week has flown by and we have aleady reached part 5 of my mini-series exploring...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Magical Microbiome

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

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