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.

Is Worrying About Your Child’s Mental Health Making YOU Unwell? May 16, 2021

Do you feel it's selfish to care for yourself when a child you love is struggling with big...

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Helping Your Child Connect With Nature May 14, 2021

Are you worried that your child isn't spending enough time in nature? Perhaps even to the extent...

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Breaking Bad News To A Child May 13, 2021

Breaking bad news to a child is one of the hardest things we ever have to do as a parent.

Whether...

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How to Tell If Your Child is Stressed or Overwhelmed May 12, 2021

Sometimes our children seem to behave badly,  and it can feel like they are being really...

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Creating a Nurturing Home Environment for Your Child May 10, 2021

Have you noticed that your surroundings can really affect the way you feel?

Our homes can be a...

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The Top 3 Most Difficult Feelings for Children to Cope With May 09, 2021

In my almost 30 years of working therapeutically with children, there are some feelings that I...

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Welcome May 09, 2021

Hi and welcome to the first post on our blog 'Creating Kids Who Can'

This blog aims to help...

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