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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]

Don’t “Fall Back” Into Early Wakes

Ahhh… the sweet sound of calm and quiet in the morning. Your wee one is finally on a solid schedule – rising about the same time everyday – and sleeping strong! What could possibly wreak havoc on this rock-solid routine? Well other than teething and sickness (which we obviously cannot predict!) there’s the pesky problem… [read more]

How to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine

  How many times have you tried to build a healthy habit, but couldn’t stick to it for longer than two weeks? In the beginning, we are highly motivated and 100% sure that we will succeed. Nevertheless, when life gets busy — as it usually does when  you have children, we tend to give up… [read more]

Tips for Hosting a Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving

  Happy Thanksgiving to all of the Canadian members of our Kidco Family! Did you know that Canada is the birthplace of Thanksgiving traditions with the first Thanksgiving feast occurring in 1578? The celebration occurred on the Frobisher Expedition, in what is now Newfoundland!  Canadian Thanksgiving is derived from European festivals that commemorate the abundant… [read more]

Celebrating Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Months: A Booklist

  Celebrating Hispanic and Latin American Heritage Months: A Booklist Diversity is incredibly important to us at Kids & Company – it is a key pillar of our Kidco Way values and informs the way we educate, treat others, and celebrate our differences. In the United States, from September 15-October 15, we are celebrating National… [read more]

The Pressures of the Bagged Lunch!

It’s just the beginning of the school year and your bagged lunch routine is already becoming repetitive. Your kiddies are getting bored with their soy butter and fruit spread sandwich, however it’s the most convenient option you know your kid’s will enjoy! You are stressing out because according to social media it should be a… [read more]

5 Tips for Back to Routine

As summer wraps up and we start to get back to our regularly scheduled programming, returning to routine can sometimes feel daunting – for children and parents alike.  Here are our top 5 tips to help ease that transition for the whole family.  A great day often starts with a great night’s sleep. This is… [read more]

How to Set Our Children Up for a Bright Financial Future

Hi, my name is Melanie and it’s nice to connect with you via Kids & Company. I am the founder of Money Mama TO and a Mortgage Agent at My Pineapple Financial (I know, it’s a pretty memorable brokerage name!) My financial journey started at 16. I learned pretty quickly to feed myself and how… [read more]