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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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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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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What are the Common Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety in Children?

Welcome to the first week of my new mini series in which I will be answering the Top 10 most...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Is Their Life More Stressful Now?

 

Welcome to Part 7 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: The Impact of Change


In this week's video - part 3 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase...

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The Worrying Rise Of Mental Health Problems In Children & Young People
Recently released figures in the UK show the number of children requiring treatment for serious...
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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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How To Protect Your Child (and yourself) During These Worrying Times

How To Protect Your Child (and yourself) During These Worrying Times

As if collectively trying to...

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Is My Child Anxious or Just Behaving Badly?
 
This is a question I get asked so often by parents! It can be hard to tell whether your...
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Is Your Anxious Child a Fighter, a Flyer or A Freezer?

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

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How To Help Your Child Cope With Big Feelings At Christmas Time
 
While Christmas is a magical time of year for most children, it can be a very difficult...
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