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 Your Child Being Bullied? Nov 18, 2022

 

Today is the last day of Anti-Bullying Week here in the UK. This is an annual event held...

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Helping Children Cope With Change: Part Six - Going To A New School Dec 16, 2021
Starting school for the first time, or going to a new school at any point in the childhood or...
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How Shame Affects Children and Young People Sep 09, 2021
If your child is experiencing anxiety, or angry meltdowns, or perfectionism or low mood, it could...
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How to Help A child With Back to School Anxiety Sep 02, 2021
Its very common for children to struggle to get back to school after the school holidays . . ....
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Bullying - Part 4 - Cyberbullying: how to help your child Jun 23, 2021

Welcome to the final post in this 4-part series all about bullying.

We've looked at how to spot...

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Bullying - Part 3 - How To Help If Your Child is Being Bullied Jun 17, 2021

I see a lot of children and young people in my private practice who have experienced bullying and...

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Bullying - Part 2 - How Bullying Affects Children and Young People Jun 15, 2021

Welcome to part two of this 4-part series of posts on the subject of bullying.

Yesterday we...

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Bullying - Part 1 - How To Spot The Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied Jun 10, 2021

 

Bullying can have a devastating effect on a child - not just at the time, but potentially...

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