Kids & Company Blog

What to Read this Black History Month (& Beyond)

February is Black History Month — a month dedicated to honoring the triumphs and struggles of Black people throughout history. In honour of this month, educators on our Diversity and Inclusion committee have put together a child-friendly reading list that celebrates the work of Black authors and illustrators. At Kids & Company, we continuously work… [read more]

A New Year, A New Sleep Routine: Tips for Healthy Sleep Habits

Watching your child sleep is often a moment of immense gratitude. Looking at their peaceful face and listening to their slow breathing reminds you of why you love being a parent. It may also have something to do with the fact you can take a breath from the chaos that occurs when they’re awake. For… [read more]

Back to Work: Transition

We asked moms and dads what they want to know about returning to work after a leave with little ones and they delivered! We broke all the questions we received into themes and have addressed them in this 11-part blog series on Back to Work in partnership with Mama Coach. Part 1/11: TRANSITIONING INTO CHILDCARE… [read more]

Tips for Hosting Holiday Dinners With Children

If you have children, you know that holiday dinners can be overwhelming – both when it comes to the planning and the execution. How do you engage children in the prep and keep them engaged (and seated) throughout the meal? Read on for our top tips for hosting holiday meals when you have children.  Tips… [read more]

Holiday Reading List 2022

At Kids & Company, we teach children about many different cultures, traditions, and backgrounds. This is true when it comes to the holidays as well! We believe that teaching children about their friends’ traditions helps to promote understanding and respect for their peers, while also highlighting the things that make each of them unique. Leading… [read more]

Kids & Company’s 2022 Holiday Toy Guide

Whether it’s the holidays, a birthday, or just a Tuesday, sharing a new toy with a child can create memorable moments of growth and learning. At Kids & Company, we believe that through play, all areas of development are fostered. With holidays around the corner, we’re sharing our 2022 Toy Guide, curated by Kristine Grant,… [read more]

7 Tips to go from chaos to peace this holiday season

This blog post was exclusively written for Kids & Company by Jenn Abbatiello. Jenn is a certified parent coach and founder of Your Transformed Family. She specializes in guiding families around the world to end frustration, guilt, and chaos and to find more peace, calm, and connection in parenting. Holidays are a: Time for a… [read more]


If just the thought of leaving your baby with someone else makes you uneasy, you’re not alone! Choosing a child care provider for your family is a very important decision. You want to find a safe, healthy environment that supports the social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development of your children. You also want an… [read more]

Unlocking your child’s full potential: Tips from expert educators

  This blog was exclusively written for Kids & Company by Dr. Cassandra Chapman. Dr. Chapman holds a PhD in Cognitive Science of Language and is an experienced instructor at Brain Power Enrichment Programs. She has experience mentoring high-potential learners, leading them to achieve their full academic potential. She is also a proud mom of… [read more]

Tips for Playing Safe this Halloween

  Halloween can be one of the most exciting days of the year for children; it’s no secret that children love dressing up and eating candy.  As a parent to young children, Halloween can also be a source of worry. There are so many factors to consider: Will the streets be safe for trick or… [read more]