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.

Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part Four Jun 10, 2022
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 Jun 03, 2022
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 May 27, 2022

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

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Building Your Child's Self Esteem - Part One May 20, 2022

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

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Using Affirmations To Help Your Child Achieve Their Goals Jan 21, 2022
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 Can Boost Your Child's Self Esteem Jan 14, 2022

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

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How Shame Affects Children and Young People Sep 09, 2021
If your child is experiencing anxiety, or angry meltdowns, or perfectionism or low mood, it could...
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Bullying - Part 4 - Cyberbullying: how to help your child Jun 23, 2021

Welcome to the final post in this 4-part series all about bullying.

We've looked at how to spot...

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Bullying - Part 3 - How To Help If Your Child is Being Bullied Jun 17, 2021

I see a lot of children and young people in my private practice who have experienced bullying and...

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Bullying - Part 2 - How Bullying Affects Children and Young People Jun 15, 2021

Welcome to part two of this 4-part series of posts on the subject of bullying.

Yesterday we...

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3 Ways to Boost Your Child's Self Esteem Jun 07, 2021

 

Do you worry that your child has low self-esteem?

In today's video I look the ways you can...

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