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.

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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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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Is Your Teen About to Go to Uni? How to Help Them (And You) Cope Emotionally Sep 16, 2021
Is your teenager about to go to University?  If so, congratulations! Its a major milestone...
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Protecting Children from the Negative Effects of Separation & Divorce - Part 3 Jun 03, 2021

Welcome to the third and final part of this 3-part mini-series of posts about separation and...

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Protecting Children from the Negative Effects of Separation & Divorce - Part 2 Jun 02, 2021

Welcome back to part two of this 3-part mini-series of posts about separation and divorce, and...

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The Food Mood Connection - Part 3 - Could Your Child Be Comfort Eating To Avoid Big Feelings? May 27, 2021

In this final part of the 3 part series on the connection between food and mood, I wanted to...

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My Top Tips For A Good Night’s Sleep May 17, 2021

Did you know that a lack of sleep can lead to depression and anxiety amongst other things?

Being...

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Helping Your Child Connect With Nature May 14, 2021

Are you worried that your child isn't spending enough time in nature? Perhaps even to the extent...

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Creating a Nurturing Home Environment for Your Child May 10, 2021

Have you noticed that your surroundings can really affect the way you feel?

Our homes can be a...

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