Category Archives: Parenting

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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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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Elementary School Registration in Peel Region

Calling all Peel Region residents! Here are a couple of things you may want to consider when deciding where you want your child to begin their education in the Peel region. First, remember that if your child will be 4 … Continue reading

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Midwives & Doulas 101

If you’re expecting a baby in the upcoming months and are starting to think about your options in terms of support during the process, this blog is for you!  The FCO has a webinar on midwives and doulas that will help … Continue reading

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