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As an Early Brain Development Specialist and owner of Brain Insights, Founder Deborah McNelis, M.Ed is the award-winning author of the unique and beautiful Brain Development Series of pocket /purse sized brain activity packets (in English or Spanish) and Naturally Developing Young Brains. Deborah McNelis’ pioneering work to create clear understanding of the experiences children need and deserve is profiled regularly in a wide range of media platforms including radio shows, books and periodicals.

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QuestionDear Sue I want to get my kids outside more – learning, discovering and playing. Have you got any suggestions to help?’ Rob Jones Cardiff in Wales.

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QuestionDear Sue my son Ethan has started wanting to play with guns – he makes them out of twigs in the garden, constantly wants to play Cowboys and Indians & ‘Good Guys /Bad Guys’ – should I stop him? Rosanna Munday from California

Article Playing with guns – what are your thoughts?

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Gender and Toys Do children’s toys influence their career choices?


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