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.

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...

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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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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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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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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 It Right For Children To Go To Funerals?

Following the funeral of HM The Queen on Monday, and the images of Prince George and Princess...

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Helping Your Child Grieve for a Family Member They Never Knew

Following our recent mini-series on children and bereavement, I have received an email from a...

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Helping Your Child Cope and Prepare When Someone They Love is Dying

I was recently contacted by a Mum who has been watching our mini-series on bereavement, and asked...

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My Recommended Resources to Help Bereaved Children and Young People

In today’s video I share my recommended resources to help children and young people who...

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How To Help A Child Or Young Person Who Is Grieving
In this week's video - the 4th in this mini-series on bereavement - I offer some tips for ways to...
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The Impact of Bereavement On Teenagers

In this week's video - which is the third part of this mini-series on the subject of bereavement...

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