Kids & Company Blog

Bold Broccoli

While sitting in front of my computer, thinking of all of the wonderful subjects I could discuss this week from the food and nutrition world, I came up with my weekly blog idea…or should I say crunched into my weekly blog idea! I love raw vegetables and broccoli in particular. You will find me working… [read more]

I’m not sure what Kermit was Talking About… It’s Easy Being Green!

This past weekend, the sun was shining and the temperatures, though still quite chilly, were definitely warming up. Spring is in the air! The moment the seasons change I find myself thinking of the different fruits and vegetables I will grow in my garden. Produce harvested from your own backyard provides many benefits. You are… [read more]

What an Egg-cellent Way to Have Fun with Food!

If you live in the Toronto area you’ve noticed that we’re still getting snow. I do not know if someone forgot to let Winter know but its Spring’s time to shine! Today is the first official day of the Spring season. I am looking forward to the warmer weather, lots of sunshine and the wonderful… [read more]

Why not be “Deceptively Delicious” this March Break?

This week I would like to highlight a wonderful family cookbook and a great recipe that may come in handy this March Break when the children are home from school. I love “Deceptively Delicious” by Jessica Seinfeld. This New York Times Best Seller gives you “simple secrets to get your kids eating good food.” Jessica… [read more]

Presenting the New and Improved Calgary Kitchen!

The Calgary Kitchen renovations are complete! Last week, our Calgary Sunridge kitchen received a big makeover.  For those of you who don’t know, this location prepares the meals and snacks for seven of our Calgary sites: Bow Trail, Eau Claire, Livingston, Smart Tech, London House, Sunridge and Midlake. Thom, our head chef, works with his… [read more]

Quality Chefs at the Kidco Kitchen!

After returning from Nova Scotia and Quebec as mentioned in last week’s blog, it wasn’t long until I was back on the road again. Last week, I spent a couple days out at the Waterloo kitchen helping to get the Kidco Kitchen up and running out there. They are officially cooking up the nutritious and… [read more]

Tidy up time: The importance of cleaning up their own mess

I have always encouraged each and every one of my children to clean up their own mess as well as helping their siblings or friends clean up their messes. They are allowed to make their own food and eat (in certain approved spaces!), through out the house- as long as they cleaned up!   Asking… [read more]

The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities, How much is too much?

We’ve always encouraged our children to take part in as many activities as they would like to. This of course has never got in the way of school work and we’ve ensured that their schedules still left time for homework and some down time. Our boys have all played football, baseball, rugby, hockey and skied and… [read more]

Kidco Kitchen Menu Launched out East!

I was out East last week at our Nova Scotia sites launching the Kidco Kitchen menu.  I arrived early Monday and was busy right from the get-go. I started by helping to setup the kitchen at the new Bedford location, and then continued on by training the chefs at the Halifax and Dartmouth sites. The… [read more]

My Valentine(s)

Valentine’s day is a great day to be able to express your love for those around you. I’m lucky enough to have a husband and 8 amazing children to share my Valentine’s day with. I don’t just have one Valentine, I have 8 – which makes it 8 times more fun!!! When my kids were… [read more]