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.

3 Ways Your Child Could Be Fuelling Their Anxiety (without meaning to)

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

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Is my child anxious or just being naughty?

 

This is a question I get asked so often by parents! It can be hard to tell whether your...
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πŸ‘» How to Make Halloween Fun for Anxious Children πŸ•·οΈπŸ•ΈοΈ
I'm sure I don't need to remind you that it's almost Halloween! 
 
While for most...
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Understanding the fight, flight, freeze response

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

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5 Things Your Anxious Child Wishes They Could Tell You

Have you ever wondered what your anxious child is thinking and feeling?

In this week's video I'm...

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Does Your Child Have Separation Anxiety?

Another common question I get from parents is how can they help their child with separation...

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Exploring the Causes of Childhood Anxiety
One of the most common questions I get asked by desperate, worried parents is "Why is my child so...
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Understanding Childhood Anxiety Disorders
This week I want to focus on the subject of anxiety disorders - what they are, how to recognise...
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How Anxiety Feels in your Child's Body
 

In my work as a child therapist, I've often witnessed the profound impact that anxiety can...

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Does Your Child Have Anxiety? Identifying the Symptoms

It’s not long now until we launch From ‘Fearful to Fearless’ again –...

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Back to School Anxiety

 

Many parents contact me asking for help with back-to-school anxiety, particularly at this...
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Helping Your Teen Cope With Disappointing Exam Results

Here in the UK, teenagers across the country have already received their A level results or are...

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