Kids & Company Blog

Navigating the Rollercoaster: A Parent’s Guide to Divorce & Co-Parenting

This blog was written by our guest author Shivani Sharda, from Giving Tree Family Law. Giving Tree Family Law is geared towards collaborative family law and mediation (as opposed to contentious litigation), placing children’s interests as a priority in all decisions. This blog addresses divorce and separation,and what it means for young children. It addresses… [read more]

A Green Reading List for Earth Day: Learning with Kindness, Innovation, and Optimism

At Kids & Company we believe in nurturing not only young minds but also instilling values of kindness, responsibility towards our planet, and fostering a sense of optimism for a brighter future. Afterall, Kindness, Innovative, and Optimism are a part of our Kidco values. In this blog, we share a reading list that our educators… [read more]

How to Host an Eco-Friendly Birthday Party for Children

If you’ve ever thrown a children’s birthday party, then you already know how much time, planning, effort and money these celebrations can cost. But there’s another aspect you might not have considered, and that’s the incredible waste they produce – All the tissue and wrapping paper. All the packaged treats. All the one-time-use plates, cutlery… [read more]

Nutritious and Easy: How to Modify Food Textures for Children of All Ages

March is Nutrition Month and to celebrate, Chef Lisa Ruscica, VP of Culinary Operations and Chief Food Ambassador at Kids & Company shares her tips on time-saving techniques in modifying food textures to suit various age groups. Her valuable insights on time-saving approaches will help you in preparing nutritious food for all your children! Chef Lisa creates… [read more]

Five Simple Ways to Teach Children to Conserve Water

World Water Day (celebrated on March 22) is fast-approaching, and this year’s theme is “Water for Peace.” We don’t often recognize water can both help establish peace and be a catalyst for conflict. Our health, food, environment, economy and energy systems rely on a fair, functioning water cycle, and with climate change and population growth… [read more]

The Power of Earth Hour

Started in Sydney, Australia, in 2007 by the World Wide Fund for Nature, Earth Hour has grown into a worldwide event observed in over 190 countries and territories.  March 23rd is the day we are all encouraged to participate in Earth Hour. At 8:30 PM local time, it’s time to switch off your lights as… [read more]

3 Benefits of Family-Style Dining and Why You Should Practice it at Home

March is Nutrition Month and to celebrate, Chef Lisa Ruscica, VP of Culinary Operations and Chief Food Ambassador at Kids & Company shares her thoughts on the benefits of implementing family-style dining at home. We practice family-style dining at a majority of our child care locations and we see our children reap the benefits Chef… [read more]

Preparing Your Child for Spring Forward: Navigating Daylight-Saving Time Like a Pro

This blog is written by our guest author, Alana Metallo, Certified Sleep Consultant from MetaSleep Consulting. MetaSleep helps families navigate sleep and live a well-rested lifestyle. Through consultation, they educate, guide, and support families about the benefits of healthy sleep, and help parents create a customized sleep routine for their children’s naps and bedtime.  Ah,… [read more]

Tips for Stress-Free Travel with Children!

March/Spring Break is a highly anticipated time of year for families, especially those with school-age children who get to have a whole week off. It is offering the perfect opportunity to go on adventures and make memories together. Whether you’re planning a sunny beach getaway, a ski trip, or an exciting city escape, traveling with… [read more]

Finding Balance Between Gift Giving and Acts of Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is often associated with extravagant gifts and romantic gestures, but at its core, it’s about celebrating love in all its forms. In this blog, we’ll explore how to strike a balance between gift-giving and emphasizing the true essence of Valentine’s Day – love, friendship, and family. A Short History of Valentine’s Day Valentine’s… [read more]