Kids & Company Blog
Meet the Parents: When Two Elite Athletes Have Children

With close to 90 child care and early learning centres across Canada and the US, Kids & Company is partnered with a lot of parents and we are proud to be part of ‘The Village’ that it takes to raise children. Even though each child, parent and family is so unique, there are a number… [read more]


The Official Kick Off to Summer

The Victoria Day long weekend is the official start of summer for many families and the perfect time to fire up the barbeque.  There is tons to do with your family over the long weekend such as going for a bike ride, having a picnic in the park or even just hanging out in the… [read more]


Meet the Parents: Real Families Talk About the Journey of Parenting

With over 100 child care and early learning centres across Canada and the US, Kids & Company is partners with a lot of parents and we are proud to be part of ‘The Village’ that it takes to raise children. Even though each child, parent and family is so unique, there are a number of… [read more]


Mother’s Day 2017

April showers bring May flowers! Days are getting warmer, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and summer is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to get more active with your little ones outdoors, enjoy quality time with family and most importantly celebrate Mother’s Day!On Mother’s Day, we take the time to thank and… [read more]


Marinades and Sauces

What is the difference between a good piece of chicken and a great one? What makes a regular plate of spaghetti, an amazing plate of spaghetti? It’s all about the marinades and sauces! It is the simplest way to elevate your dishes – whether you are cooking a romantic candlelit dinner or preparing a feast for… [read more]


Growing Up Digital: New Research and Tips for Parents

April is technology month at Kids & Company where we explore the latest resources and tips for parents trying to balance technology use by their children. Since I am both extremely naïve about the impact of technology on kids and quite far behind in adopting new technology myself (we seriously just got rid of our… [read more]


Bean Bonanza

This month, our students are learning all about beans and lentils as a protein in their Kidco Kitchen Nutrition curriculum. We LOVE beans at the Kidco Kitchen whether they are mixed into a stew, dip or are featured as the main ingredient in a meal. What other food is high in protein and has virtually no… [read more]


Wired Child: Screen Time Guidelines

Everywhere you look there are infants and young children playing with tablets, phones and electronics. No doubt these faithful electronics occupy the minds of our wee ones (often when we need them distracted the most!). But have you ever stopped to wonder how all this screen time impacts their health, sight and sleep?According to research,… [read more]


Spinach

Spinach has often had a bad reputation with kids. Give a kid a raw piece of spinach and they find it too plain, dry and tasteless. Sneak it into their favourite meals and it becomes their new favourite vegetable! The secret to getting your kids to try new foods or eat foods they think they… [read more]


Easter Weekend

Spring is here! Which means it’s also time to celebrate our favourite egg-hunting holiday, Easter! However, in an effort to continue encouraging healthy eating in my family, this year we are opting out of tempting, succulent chocolate kind and going back to good old chicken eggs and special little hidden presents. The eggs look just… [read more]