Category Archives: Parenting

Finding Age-Appropriate Movies

Hollywood seems to be less and less kid-friendly these days, which makes finding films that are appropriate for the entire family difficult. We know how impressionable our little ones are, which is why we as parents/guardians/childcare providers do our best … 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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How I Ended Up Taking My 2-Year-Old Daughter to Tutorial

Taking a 2-year-old to a tutorial sounds crazy, I know. But it really felt like I didn’t have a choice. This all began because I’ve been planning a family trip to India for the winter break, and travelling to India … Continue reading

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The Joy of Reading

The winter break is the best time to curl up on the couch with a hot cup of tea and a good book. Whether you’re starting a new book or diving back into an old favourite, reading is a great … Continue reading

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Picking the Winter Clothing That’s Best For Your Child

As it gets colder, it’s important that you have your little ones in appropriate winter wear. Purchasing jackets warm enough for snowy outdoor play requires plenty of research and planning, same with boots! Here are some tips we’ve put together … 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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Considering Parenthood While Studying?

We admit it, navigating parenthood as a student in academia has its challenges. Perhaps you’re grappling with whether or not it’s even the right decision to have a baby while in school. There are fantastic resources available to you both … 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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Resource: The SickKids Hospital

One of the most challenging things about being a parent is dealing with sickness. Dealing with a child’s illness is not only heartbreaking, but also profoundly stressing. Even though we can actively promote our kids’ well-being by encouraging healthy habits, … Continue reading

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Moms & Dads groups in T.O.

Being a new parent is tough, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Toronto is home to a number of parents groups for moms, dads and guardians to socialize, get support, learn, de-stress and share a laugh. City of … Continue reading

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