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Choosing Childcare That Works for Your Family

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Baldwin Room, CIE A practical session to help you choose the child care option that will best meet the needs of your family. At this session you will: Find out what are the childcare options available Learn what factors to consider when looking at options, … Read More

Elder Care: Understanding the System (U of T Mississauga)

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm (presentation for 45 minutes followed by a question and answer period) Location: Davis Building, UTM Room (formerly named Faculty Club), Room 3140 Trying to find the government, community and private resources to assist you to care for your aging relative in the home can be overwhelming. … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Foundations of Positive Parenting (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This practical and informative presentation helps parents develop a strong foundation of parenting that will help their children (baby to school age) develop skills for social development and well-being. Participants will also learn effective strategies to facilitate … Read More

Planning for Pregnancy and Beyond

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019 Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Join us to find out how to make healthy choices that lead to a healthy lifestyle and promote wellness during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum. The session, created by Dr. Yolanda Kirkham, will address participants’ specific … Read More

Life Management Series: Negotiating Time for Family — Strategies for Bringing up Family in Discussions with your Supervisor

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Webinar (access details will be provided) What happens when family responsibilities clash with academic expectations? Thinking about how to start a conversation with your supervisor about family priorities can be stressful. Join the Graduate Conflict Resolution Centre (Grad CRC) for a webinar about the challenges … Read More

Fatherhood: Mastering What Matters: How Dads Can Encourage Self-Regulation in Children

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Self-regulation is the ability to stay focused and alert in the midst of stress, novelty, and uncertainty. It involves self-control, empathy, and self-awareness. This workshop will give an overview of self-regulation and what dads … Read More

Parents of Multiples Meet-Up

Date: Friday, March 29 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Calling all parents of multiples! Here at U of T, there are many parents of multiples. Get together with people who really understand how crazy things can get and how amazing (and unique) parenting twins, triplets, quads, quints… … Read More

Elder Care: Healthy Caregiving

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Caregiving is very special. Watching someone you love become ill and gradually lose his/her memory and abilities can be very hard on you as well as your family. You need to take care of yourself … Read More

Women’s Wellness @ Student Family Housing: Healthy Eating

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Location: Student Family Housing Join Food Share in a community food workshop where the focus is on healthy eating within a budget due to an expected rise in food prices.  You will be introduced to Canada’s new Food Guide, mindful eating, how to plan meals for the week, … Read More

Raising Sexually Healthy Children (U of T Scarborough)

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, Room AA160 This inclusive workshop will help parents talk about safety, boundaries and sexual health education with children and pre-teens. Attend the workshop and you will: Learn about children’s sexual growth and development Help children learn how to protect … Read More