Kids & Company Blog
Tea Party for the Royal Wedding!

How exciting is it that the royal wedding is just around the corner??? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be sharing their celebration with the world on Saturday May 19th, 2018. The times will vary across Canada but in Britain it is 12 noon. St. George’s Chapel will be the backdrop for the nuptials, the… [read more]

Mother’s Day Traditions

With Mother’s Day around the corner, I began reflecting on my favourite memories of cooking in the kitchen with my mother and grandmother. They would pull out the recipe-box filled with recipe cards where there were splatters of food stains, fingerprints and smudges. Tucked into the box beside the files were original photos, notes and… [read more]

Fabulous Fiddleheads!

May is here and the sun is shining brightly; this means it is that time of year again for fiddlehead hunting. Get your sunscreen on, grab your bottle of water and explore the woods in search of the ostrich fern before it’s too late. The young curled leaves look like scrolls of a fiddle, hence… [read more]

Growing Up With Autism

Once you know me, it does not take long before you know I have a brother, whose name is Jason.  He is one of my best friends, a hilarious guy and a large part of my daily life.  We love cooking together and going out for meals, spending Friday nights at the bowling alley, shopping… [read more]

Crisp & Juicy Jicama

Crisp, juicy and sweet are the words used to describe this delicious vegetable and jicama is just that! This Mexican yam bean or turnip is unlike other tubers. Like yams and sweet potatoes, you can enjoy jicama completely raw or cooked! Jicama is available year-round, while its peak season is between November and June. They… [read more]

Build a Better Grilled Panini!

Just like my family, everyone’s preferences and taste buds vary wildly from each other – but there is no question in my mind that a grilled panini is the result of a more complex and decadent every day cold sandwich that everyone can enjoy. There is something so sublime about biting into its warm, gooey,… [read more]

Get in the spirit of Earth Day!

It’s no secret that children learn by example. With Earth Day fast-approaching, you can use this day as a wonderful learning experience for your children. Parents can lead by example in a variety of ways from the comfort of their own homes. The options are truly endless and the best part about Earth Day? There… [read more]

Nibbles for Play Dates

When your children approach the stage in their lives where they are starting to walk, talk and play with their peers, it is the prime time to start encouraging more play dates! Children learn best through interacting with other one another, so it is important that they’re consistently given these opportunities! Inviting their friends over… [read more]

Transition Time!

Infants are used to being fed by others and are used to the same basic texture of mushy, pureed baby foods. While many parents are concerned over the transition from diapers to toilets, a big transition in a baby’s life is the transition from baby food to adult food and then to self-feeding – this… [read more]

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has finally sprung and we are super excited to announce the launch of our new Spring Menu on Monday! All of your favourites are back by popular demand, along with several fresh, new additions with a twist. This season, we have brought back some of the Kidco Kitchen classics such as Swedish Meatballs and… [read more]