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.

What To Do When Siblings Are Squabbling Or Fighting Aug 12, 2022

Sometimes sibling relationships can erupt into nasty 'slanging matches' or full blown fights....

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How Parents Can Unintentionally Make Sibling Rivalry Worse Aug 11, 2022

Navigating their relationships with their siblings can bring up some very big feelings for...

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Help . . . my children won't stop fighting! Jul 29, 2022

Now that the summer holidays have started, I know many parents are struggling to cope with their...

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Is My Child Anxious or Just Behaving Badly? Jul 15, 2022
 
This is a question I get asked so often by parents! It can be hard to tell whether your...
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3 Ways Your Child Might Be Making Their Anxiety Worse Jul 01, 2022

Managing anxious feelings is really difficult for most children and young people, and sometimes...

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Is Your Anxious Child a Fighter, a Flyer or A Freezer? Jun 24, 2022

In today's video I am going to be exploring the fight, flight or freeze response that is...

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Helping Your Child Grieve for a Family Member They Never Knew May 13, 2022

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

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The Effects Of Diet On Mental Health May 06, 2022

According to a recent study carried out in the UK, the diets of British teenagers are 'unhealthy...

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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 Teenagers Apr 01, 2022

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

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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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