Hi pat, this post seems to cover all the bases: https://housemethod.com/pest/sugar-ants/
Terro ant bait is fabulous.
William posted exactly what I was thinking. It safe to use around children and pets.
Hi Pat - Those little buggers are relentless, aren't they?!? This is the most effective method and all-natural spray DIY that we use with ants. It's best indoors, but will also work outside with more frequent applications. Hope this helps! Hugs, Holly