Kids & Company Blog
Picky Eating: How to avoid it and what to do about it

Parenting a picky eater can be challenging at times, but picky eating is a normal stage of childhood — let us remind you, you are NOT alone! Parenting is all about learning and even making some mistakes along the way. We’re here to give you some strategies that might make this stage a little easier…. [read more]

The Benefits of Eating Together as a Family

With any family, whether big or small, it can be a challenge to plan and enjoy a family meal together. Work commitments, sporting events, and school schedules typically keep most families from enjoying this valuable family time together. However, research shows that children who have meals with their families are more likely to be healthy… [read more]

WeeSleep’s Holiday Sleep Guide

Written for Kids & Company by WeeSleep Happy Holidays to all! For my family, the holidays include a lot of late nights, visiting family and friends, travelling, overeating, and enjoying holiday drinks and treats (lots of sugar!!) Do your children get overtired and cranky this time of year? Do all of the holiday commitments cause… [read more]

What is STEM Learning and Why is it Important?

At Kids & Company, we focus on teaching our children using the Emergent Curriculum philosophy — teaching that focuses on being responsive to children’s interests to create meaningful learning experiences. Emergent Curriculum is our foundation, and one of the ways we teach this is by implementing STEM learning. We call it STREAM because we also… [read more]

Don’t “Fall Back” Into Early Wakes

Ahhh… the sweet sound of calm and quiet in the morning. Your wee one is finally on a solid schedule – rising about the same time everyday – and sleeping strong! What could possibly wreak havoc on this rock-solid routine? Well other than teething and sickness (which we obviously cannot predict!) there’s the pesky problem… [read more]

A Not So Scary, But Helpful, Halloween Story

The weather is cooling down, the jack-o’-lanterns are out, and Halloween is quickly approaching. That means it’s time to throw a costume together, either for yourself or your children. Putting together a Halloween costume for young children can be stressful. Below you will find a personal story from Janet Winkler at Hacking Sophia that encapsulates… [read more]

Tips for Hosting like a Pro

  It’s never too early to start planning for the holiday season, and if you’re like me, organization is your best friend. Sometimes, it feels like the second I’m done hosting for one occasion, I’m on to planning the next. I have a few tips and tricks that I have acquired over the years from… [read more]

5 Ways to Encourage Our Children to Say Please and Thank You

Teaching the basics of good manners can be a tricky and difficult job with children. It can feel like no matter how many times you encourage them, it just doesn’t stick. We believe teaching kids to say please and thank you is very important because it shows the people we are interacting with that we… [read more]

Creating “Yes Spaces” for Children

  Kids & Company’s partner, Lyzabeth Lopez, posted a thought-provoking Instagram post the other day. She recounted the days before she had her son, Tyson, when she had pretty things on her coffee table: coffee table books, candles, and fancy glass trays. When he was around 12 months old and grabbing everything in sight, she… [read more]

Fall 2021 – Winter 2022 New Menu Launch

We are truly leafing the past behind us as we fall into our new Fall-Winter menu! You heard me – Our FALL 2021 – WINTER 2022 menu. For the first time ever, the Kidco Kitchen menus will be running semi-annually as opposed to quarterly, which means this menu will be ongoing until the end of… [read more]