By Carol M. Shirley 8 weeks of summer can feel like an eternity when you are looking for child care. Trying to balance child care while working to ensure your child has a positive experience can be overwhelming.  Summer camps are often the answer. I believe it...

By Carol M. Shirley I was born and raised in Nova Scotia. After attending the former Dartmouth Regional Vocational School, I worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the days before the Practical Nursing Licensing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing were conceived. I later trained...

By Carol M. Shirley Melissa, my daughter, is and always has been the family artist so it only made sense to me to involve her in the process of creating a logo. I had asked the universe for a name and Enigma was given. I,...

By Deborah Hanson Fall is a transition time for many families. Summer vacations are over and children have started back to school. Participation in sports and social groups have started up again. Parents are registering children for activities, planning childcare and are juggling everyday responsibilities. With...

By Jane Boutilier Cultivating wellness in body, mind, and spirit can help children become present, create calmness and encourage a much-needed balance in their young, precious lives. Many children are becoming sensitive to a growing number of external stresses and chaotic lifestyles, making it difficult for...