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 Affirmations Can Help Your Child
Would you like to learn a simple strategy that you can teach your child to help them achieve...
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How Goal-Setting Helps Children

Have you ever set a goal for yourself - personal or professional - and experienced the wonderful...

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Don't Be Too Quick To Give Your Child Advice!
 
I know how tempting it can be to jump in and offer solutions when our child is struggling...
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1. Boost Your Child's Self-Esteem

How your child feels about themself is super important for a whole host of reasons.  Good...

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Under Pressure: The Link Between High Expectations and Kids Mental Health

Welcome to Part 11 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase in the...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Is Digital Media To Blame?

Welcome to Part 9 of my mini-series exploring possible causes for the sharp increase of children...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: Your Parenting Style

Another week has flown by and we have aleady reached part 5 of my mini-series exploring...

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Rising Mental Health Concerns in Children and Young People: The Role of Trauma

Following on from my video last week when I was talking about the very concerning increase in the...

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Is Your Child Emotionally Intelligent?

Do you ever find yourself wishing that your child could just do something with ease, that you...

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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Four
Welcome to the 4th and final part of this mini-series on helping boost your child's self esteem.
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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Three
I know how tempting it can be to jump in and offer solutions when our child is struggling with...
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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Two

Have you ever had the experience of trying to talk to someone and realising they aren't really...

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