A good relationship between siblings is important for both day to day family happiness and mental health and wellbeing. Find out how you can support and encourage a harmonious bond between brothers and sisters.
Children constantly come up with brilliant questions and sometimes, as parents, we don’t know how to respond. In this resource, we answer some of children’s most commonly asked scientific queries and encourage them to be curious about some they may not yet have thought of. Set your children off on a journey of discovery, safe in the knowledge that you have the correct answer.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Dr Reenee Singh about how best to help children when parents separate and discusses some of the difficulties that can arise, particularly at Christmas and holiday times.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to leading US-based researcher, Professor Susan McHale about sibling relationships and the important role that parents play in supporting positive relationships between brothers and sisters.
The run-up to the Christmas holidays can be stressful for all families, so it is important that we make sure we spend our quality time with our children wisely. This resource gives you some tips for nurturing that precious bond between you and your child/children.
Family talk plays a critical role in children’s lives. It helps boost children’s self-esteem, confidence and resilience, whilst also allowing them to better understand their own emotions. Learn more about the key chats that every family should strive to have.
We may have less time now that things are starting to return to some level of normality, but having personal goals is a great idea for all of us. Here are some ideas that teens can start to tick off. Enjoy!
Try to develop your child’s voice at home in family talk and discussions. Help them to look at things from different perspectives, weigh things up and offer opinions. Teach them to take their turn and to listen to others.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Dr Pooky Knightsmith about nurturing children’s wellbeing in the run up to schools restarting after such a long break. They delve into boosting children’s sense of self-esteem through family conversation, the importance of digital hygiene and the issue of emotionally based school avoidance.