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: 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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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: The Impact of Change


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

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
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

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

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?

 

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

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?

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

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

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

As you know, I create...

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