Kids & Company Blog
Preparing For Your Kid’s College Tuition

If you’re a parent with a young child, and you’re already concerned about university tuition down the road, you’re not alone. This is a worry many parents share from day one, and unfortunately concerns only seem to be growing. The idea of paying for school amid Covid-19 (or its aftermath) has led to spikes in… [read more]

Building a More Eco-Friendly and Ethical Kids Wardrobe

Kids & Company has partnered with Monica Munguia Samperio, founder of Pingo Apparel, to provide families with some insight on building an eco-friendly and ethical wardrobe for your little one (and yourself!). Pingo Apparel is a mom-owned online clothing boutique from Canada that has curated a fashionable collection of ethically made clothing for kids and… [read more]

How to Get Your Little One to Wear a Mask

As you know, since COVID-19 emerged, mask-wearing has become increasingly common. Some regions have been recommending the use of masks when physical distancing is not possible, and other areas are formally mandating mask use in public indoor spaces such as grocery stores and public transportation. Parents everywhere have been left with the question, how am… [read more]

Dr. Dina: Tips for Preparing Your Child for their Return to Child Care

Since facing this global pandemic, there have been major adjustments to almost every aspect of our lives. As things begin to return to some normalcy, many parents have been asking us how this “new normal” may impact their child when returning to care. We want to give our families the tools and confidence they need… [read more]

Babbly Interview: Analyzing Speech Development and Language Milestones

Some of the common questions we hear from parents who are home with children due to COVID-19 are around speech development and language milestones. To provide some guidance, we partnered up with Babbly – a startup focused on empowering parents through technology to assess and support their child’s speech development. Co-founder and CEO Maryam Nabavi… [read more]

Preschoolers and Screens

As you are likely spending more time at home with your children, you may be finding it hard to keep their screen time to the desired amount. Our friends at Parenting Power are sharing their advice on preschoolers and screens below!  “Excessive screen time linked to preschool learning delays.” As Heath McCoy mentions in UToday: “One… [read more]

Five Ways To Handle Disrupted Sleep Patterns for Toddlers During The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every area of our lives, and our toddlers’ sleep patterns are no exception. For so many, daily schedules have changed, and the routines that toddlers thrive on are in many cases disrupted. The open-ended day which involves being at home for hours on end really can throw little ones’ sleep… [read more]

Virtual Playdate Tips and Tricks

Virtual playdates are a great way for young ones to stay connected and continue their social development even in the face of self-isolation and distancing. Depending on the age of your child, it also gives parents a breather and some structure to the day. Platforms like FaceTime and Google Hangouts are free, easy-to-use, can include… [read more]

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Kids

March 8th is a very special day — it may not be as celebrated as some other occasions, but it’s an equally important day dedicated to honouring all of the strong, powerful women in your life. This year, why not put in some extra effort to make this day as special as possible? All of… [read more]

A Parent Just Trying to Bring the Fun Back

When we first had a baby – seven years and three more children ago – I don’t think I really understood the baby was going to become a real person. Separate from me and complete with a personality and agenda and unique way of living life. When I look at our oldest boys, playing sports… [read more]