Category Archives: FCO Updates

Recognizing Aboriginal Life and Culture – FCO Library’s New Collection

The FCO library is pleased to announce that we now have a growing collection of books centered on Aboriginal Life and Culture. Our collection offers several children’s titles, such as Shin-chi’s Canoe and Shi-shi-etko by Nicola I. Campbell and Kim … Continue reading

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Advocating Parenting Literacy

At a recent Grad Talk put on by the Family Care Office, which discussed the option of becoming a parent while pursuing graduate studies, one of the panelists was Nana Lee. Nana Lee is the Director of Graduate Professional Development … Continue reading

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Improve Your Parenting Style with These Best Parenting Strategies

Struggling with how you should approach parenting? The popular new book Raising Great Parents by Doone Estey, Beverley Cathcart-Ross, and Martin Nash is full of excellent parenting advice to help you become the parent your child needs. At the FCO library … Continue reading

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U of T Halloween Costume Contest WINNER!

We’ve got a winner for our #FCOkidcostume Halloween contest! Congratulations to Walter Palaroan’s ThunderCats WilyKat and WilyKit, you’ve won a $50 gift card to Cineplex theatres!  The Office loved the Cats’ crafty homemade get ups, especially their hair! Thanks to all who … Continue reading

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Family-Friendly Farm Adventures

Nothing says Fall like corn mazes, apple picking, and autumn fairs! As you and your family get settled into the school routine, consider making a fun weekend getaway to one of these family-owned farms located in the Greater Toronto Area. … Continue reading

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Ever wish you had the ultimate baby manual?

At last the long wait has come to an end and your little bundle of joy has arrived into the world. You may be thinking – now what? As a new parent it’s normal to feel lost and uneasy when … Continue reading

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New to the Library: Talking about Teenage Girls

Teenage years are a time of growth, new found independence, and stress for both teens and parents alike. The new books at the FCO library can help you and your family navigate through the teen years and support you in … Continue reading

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U of T is the place to be!

We are happy and proud to say that once again (for the ninth consecutive year!), the University of Toronto has been ranked one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by a report from The Globe and Mail. According to this year’s … Continue reading

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New Books @ the FCO Library

New books have arrived! We are pleased to announce that we have added many new books to our collection. These new additions cover a broad range of family-related topics including caregiving, parenting, understanding the teenage brain, balancing work and family, children’s … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Fun in the GTA

Thanksgiving is just around the corner (can you believe it?!?) and we at the Family Care Office want to share with some of our favorite ways to spend the long weekend. From Harbourfront to Harvest festivals, we’ve got you covered … Continue reading

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