Kids & Company Blog
Should you jump on the Meatless Monday trend?

You’ve probably heard the hype about Meatless Monday. It has been highly talked about since its inception in 2003. How did it start? you ask. It was born as a global initiative, first launching in 2003. The messaging of Meatless Monday is simple; once a week, cut meat out of all your daily meals and… [read more]


How to Get Vitamin D in the Winter

Once the winter weather and dark afternoons start to become a regular occurrence, fear sets in. How am I supposed to get any vitamin D if it’s too cold to go outside AND there are limited sunlight hours each day?? Not to worry! I am here with the answers. Let’s start with the basics. What… [read more]


Creepy Crudité Contest Winner!

Another year, another successful Creepy Crudité contest! Last week, throughout all of our locations, the kiddies celebrated Halloween by creating edible masterpieces with veggies and pita. This year’s submissions were the most creative and scariest ones yet!!! To view all of the Creepy Crudité photos click here to see the album on Facebook. Every year… [read more]


How Not to Get Sick

We asked Dr. Rachel Corradetti-Sargeant, ND a board-licensed naturopathic doctor for her top tips on keeping your family healthy this cold and flu season and she definitely delivered. How Not to Get Sick Winter is coming. And with that lovely season comes the onslaught of colds and flus. We love our kids, but they are… [read more]


Creepy Crudité Contest!

The most exciting part of the Fall season has arrived – It’s Halloween! Kids & Company loves Halloween, almost as much as we love sharing the holiday with all of our kiddies and parents! To get your kiddies even more amped up for the trick or treat season, each year we have them participate in… [read more]


Why Should Children Exercise?

This is Part 2 of a 2 part blog series on the Importance of Physical Activity for Children. If you’d like, check out Part 1 here. What are the effects of physical inactivity in children? KYM: As we’ve learned, the “mind + body” connection is the secret sauce to physical literacy.  So, what happens when… [read more]


Cozy Recipes to Warm You Up This Fall

As the temperature continues to cool, I find myself turning away from the crisp, fresh salads of summer and craving something warm and heartier. Just the same way that we switch our wardrobes come fall, it’s beneficial to do the same for our food. It is thought that eating with the seasons is a way… [read more]


Understanding the Fake Meat Hype: Are the meat-alternatives really healthy?

You’ve likely heard a lot of buzz around the rise of “meatless meat.” 2019 has been a huge year for the growth of this industry. The advancements in taste, ingredients and texture are causing their popularity to skyrocket. These meatless meat companies have begun to partner with giants in the fast-food industry like Tim Hortons,… [read more]


Thanksgiving Celebrations!

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family and friends and be thankful for all of the wonderful food our country provides for us! This is a great time of year to come together and celebrate all that we are thankful for. Turkey, mashed potatoes, broccoli, cheese, stuffing, gravy and pumpkin pie are foods I… [read more]


The First Bites of Solid Food

Introduction of new foods is a very exciting time for both parent and baby. Complementary feeding is not something to be looked at as a substitute for breastfeeding but rather a supplementary introduction to some new flavours and textures that will begin to expand the child’s palate and also enrich their diet. The rules around… [read more]