Kids & Company Blog
3 Tips to Help Children with Emotional Regulation

Written for Kids & Company by Julia Swaigen (MSW, RSW), the Founder and Director of Attuned Families Are big feelings taking over your household? One of the most challenging parts of parenting is helping your child with emotional regulation. It is also one of the most important parts of parenting. When you help your child… [read more]

Socialization: What to expect at different ages

As Early Childhood Educators, we hear it all too often…I’m worried about my child. Why don’t they play with the other children? Are they having trouble making friends? I wonder if they don’t like the other children. How come my child plays all by themselves?  It’s not uncommon to have these concerns as socialization is… [read more]

Our Experience on BT & Tips for Encouraging Adventurous Eating

2021 has been a year of many firsts, including the opportunity for Kids & Company to be featured on Breakfast Television! Let me tell you, show business is a whole different world. It’s a lot of blood, sweat, and tears – but also a lot of fun with no shortage of chances to learn, grow… [read more]

Our Summer Menu is Here!

The Kidco Kitchen is launching the Summer Menu as we slowly but surely emerge from the grips of the pandemic. With each menu that we produce, we continually incorporate parents’ feedback and updated recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide to find the perfect recipe combinations to keep your children eating each day! While we are keeping… [read more]

Outdoor Activities to Try This Summer!

This Monday, June 21 marked the summer solstice! Besides being the first official day of summer, this is the day when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, making it the longest day in the year. With all this extra sunlight, you may be wondering how to keep your little ones busy on… [read more]

TransParent: Harder than we thought

Please be aware that this blog contains mature content regarding adolescent mental health. Click here to read “Chapter 1 – History” Chapter 2 – Harder than we thought   “She/Her/Hers. He/Him/His. They/Them/Theirs.”  Getting used to new pronouns is more difficult than you would think! Learning to use the new name was easy peasy, but we… [read more]

Transparent: Our Journey (so far) as Parents of a Transgender Child

Please be aware that this blog contains mature content regarding adolescent mental health. Chapter 1: History “You are such great parents.  Keegan is lucky he has you.”  We hear this a lot.  Like, I mean A LOT.  And while it’s lovely to hear that we have the approval of the people in our lives, there… [read more]

29 Days of Quarantine

A Collection of Short Stories from a Kids & Company Family   On March 21, 2021, we learned someone in our family was a close contact of someone with Covid. So began a 29-day marathon of isolation, testing, decision-making and quarantine for our family of six (four of us ended up with it). We luckily… [read more]

The Truth About 30 Minute Meals

We all love those 30-minute meals we see on TV or in those shiny, pretty cookbooks with the smiling face of your celebrity chef of choice on the cover, right? They seem so simple, so delicious! Then you go about making one… and it takes you an hour – double the time than was as… [read more]

Meet the Author of Zoey has an Allergy

Did you know that May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada? According to Food Allergy Canada, over 3 million Canadians are affected by food allergies, a whopping 7.5% of the population. Our current Kids & Company families likely know that our Kidco Kitchen team works incredibly hard each day to ensure all of the… [read more]