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 Child Cope and Prepare When Someone They Love is Dying Apr 29, 2022

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 Apr 15, 2022

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

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The Impact of Bereavement on Young Children Mar 25, 2022

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

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How Bereavement Affects Children Mar 18, 2022
The loss of a parent, sibling, other close family member, special friend or even a teacher they...
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Helping Children Cope With Change: Part Four - Separation & Divorce Nov 26, 2021
The separation or divorce of their parents can bring lots of changes to a child's life, most of...
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Protecting Children from the Negative effects of Separation and Divorce - Part 1 Jun 01, 2021

When parents separate and/or divorce, it can be a deeply distressing experience for their...

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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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