Join the Fight Against COVID-19

By Susan Brown | April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Kids Co. is helping our community stay strong during this time of crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on all of our lives. As Washington state is under a “stay-home, stay-safe” mandate, most of our centers are closed. The three we have open are for the kids of our workforce heroes—healthcare providers, first responders, and families in vulnerable positions—all…

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Impact of COVID-19 on Child Care

By Susan Brown | March 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

One important topic that hasn’t been covered by news media that will have a tremendous impact on business and working families is the impact of COVID-19 on licensed child care programs, particularly those programs that are on-site at public elementary schools. If schools shut down, vulnerable families are at a higher risk of being negatively impacted.

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Disaster — Volcano

By Susan Brown | September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Graphic: READER’S DIGEST ULTIMATE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE Simply put, volcanoes are an opening in the Earth’s surface where gas, hot magma, and ash can escape. The word “volcano” comes from the Roman name “Vulcan” – the Roman god of fire. Volcanoes are often found where tectonic plates meet, although they can be found in the middle of tectonic plates. Volcanoes…

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Are you ready?

By Susan Brown | September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month! Are you ready? The 2001 Nisqually earthquake occurred at 10:54:32 local time on February 28, 2001. I quickly left to check on our Kids Co. preschool kids at Adams Elementary which is near the office. To my surprise, when I got to the center all the kids were playing and the teachers were engaged…

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Seattle’s Best Places for Kids

By Susan Brown | June 25, 2019 | 4 Comments

There are lots of fun and interesting destinations to take kids to in and around Seattle. Just do a quick internet search and you’ll find loads of things to do and places to go. Thanks to Kids Co.’s summer field trip line-up, our kids will be going to a lot of Seattle’s Best Places for Kids. Kids Co. is taking…

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By Susan Brown | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Summer is a time for kids to play, relax, experience new things, and have fun. For working parents, summer can be a time of stress and worry to find a program that fits their family’s needs and their kids’ interests but we’ve got your answer. Our Kids Co. Summer Day Camps keep kids active, having fun, and learning all summer…

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Summer Sign Ups Start Feb. 1 st!

By Susan Brown | February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join Kids Co. for a Summer of Discovery. Summer Camp priority registration for current Kids Co. families runs from Friday, February 1 st – 10 th. Open enrollment begins Monday, February 11 th. Summer Camp Contest: If you register your child(ren) by February 28, 2019, each child’s name will be entered into a drawing to win ONE FREE WEEK of…

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Getting My Blog Feet Wet With Social Emotional Learning (SEL) at Kids Co.

By Susan Brown | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! I’m new to the blogging world so please bear with me. My hope is that you will join me on this journey and that you will gain some insights into the world of child care. Here we go…. Social Emotional Learning Kids Co. staff supports social-emotional learning in many ways from simple actions like greeting kids as…

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Susan R. Brown
Kids Co. Founder and CEO