This video breaks down the 10 main components of resilience, and gives you easy suggestions for boosting it. Hopefully, you will recognise some of the tips as things that you already do, as well as learn some new ideas that you can work on.
Our happiness checklist can be filled out by children and young people of all ages. Use any statements that don’t ring true for them as a talking point in family chat.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Adrienne Burgess, joint Chief Executive of The Fatherhood Institute, about the impact of fathers on their children. They discuss how fathers’ mental and physical health has direct consequences for their children, the impact fathers can have on children’s academic skills and how schools can engage with dads more directly.
Creating a mentally healthy environment for children, staff and parents, should be a priority for all schools. Here are 50 simple tips which will help to make your school a happy place.
We know that effective communication between parent and child can promote better life satisfaction among young people. By having regular little chats, we invest in our children’s digital resilience and hopefully shape their thinking too! Here is a list of questions you can dip into from time to time to kickstart these important conversations.
MOMO is a scary looking character that your child could potentially encounter online or hear talked about at school. We help to demystify MOMO and give you tips on how to help your child to stay safe online.
Watch Dr Weston discuss the reasons why dinnertime chats are good for children’s and teens’ resilience, wellbeing and academic attainment.
Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.
Using metaphors in family life can help to promote children’s emotional, academic and digital resilience. In this video, Dr Weston will tell you about some of her favourites, giving you some inspiration for metaphors that could work for you.
When completed regularly, homework can play a significant role in our children’s progress and learning. Read our top tips on how to make homework work for your family.