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Trains for training

Phil McInnes

Trains for training emphasizes the significant educational value to children, whilst having fun playing with their wooden trainsets.

Another play date or new play mate?

Phil McInnes

Some tips to help those first play dates build play mates.

Connect with your children as if their future depends on it. It does!

Phil McInnes

Connecting genuinely is about building a feeling of secure emotional attachment. To really connect we need to be caring and dependable as well as sensitive and responsive to the needs of others. This capability will become a key aspect of the new currency for success in a global economy, where unforeseen challenges will be the new norm. Start now to build this capability for your kids.

Teach invaluable prosocial skills through cooperative games.

Phil McInnes

Cooperative games involving the whole family can enhance the development of important prosocial skills for your pre-schooler that can only be learned from interaction with older children and adults.

You are not Pavlov's dog and neither do you want your kids to be!

Phil McInnes

Choice of our response to any situation makes us uniquely human. Practicing self-regulation will make this unique capability count.