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International Student Family Resource Guide

Welcome to the University of Toronto! As an international student with family care responsibilities you may be unsure as to what resources are available to assist you and your family in your transition to U of T student life. Below you’ll … Continue reading

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Cap Off Summer with Your Family with these Five Local Events

You and your family may be relieved to see the summer months dwindling and the back to school season ramping up. Whether that’s true or not, the city still has a few great celebrations to take advantage of before school … Continue reading

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Summer Street Festivals and Family-Friendly Events

Looking for free family-friendly events in the city this summer? The GTA has a fantastic selection of street festivals to choose from! Whether you want to immerse yourself in international francophone culture or in the diversity that is the African … Continue reading

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Top Reads for the Summer

Summer is here! Are you searching for that perfect summer read to enjoy in the sunshine? Search no more! The FCO Library has got you covered! With many new recently published titles now available, the FCO Library will keep you … Continue reading

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Carsharing in the City

Are you hoping to get out of the city this summer but feeling like you and your family have no way of doing so? Car sharing services are an economical way to rent a vehicle for a short period of … 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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Another Successful Year for the FCO Library with Exciting New Books Added!

What a wonderful academic year it has been at the FCO Library! It has been such a pleasure to be a part of the Family Care Office team and to manage the library’s collection. Throughout the year, many changes and … Continue reading

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A Bittersweet 2015-16 School Year Finale

With the weather finally warming up, April has indeed arrived and with it so has the crunch time for final exams, final papers, and sadly, my final days at the Family Care Office. Last year I became familiar with the … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding 101

Breastfeeding is a natural part of life that women and children have done since the beginning of humanity and mammals have been doing even longer . Right now it seems to me that there has been a lot of attention targeted … Continue reading

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Visiting the Farm

Every fall, students and families of UTM are invited to visit Andrew’s Scenic Acres Pumpkin Patch. This trip is an exciting way to break with day-to-day routine and create a space to enjoy nature with friends and families. The farm has over 600 hundred … Continue reading

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