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March Break Activity: Birds!

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Hart House, East Common Room Join us for a morning of various bird-related crafts for children ages 0 to 12 years of age. We will be making bird feeders, nest paintings, bird hats/masks and bird colouring; we will also have book readings every … Read More

March Break Activity: Astronomy for Kids FULL

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Time: 7:30 pm Location: TBA Join us as we fly through the solar system in the planetarium show and visit the observation floor. Gaze through a telescope and view the city line or if the night is clear, observe planets and/or stars! Children are to be supervised by parents/caregivers at all … Read More

March Break Events: Bowl of Words – A Writing Workshop for Families

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Centre for International Experience, Baldwin Room What would it be like to write together? What might you say? How would you start? Would a bowl of words help? In this workshop, let yourself be guided on a writing spree of stories, poems, lists, letters … Read More

Student Families Pizza Night (partners and children are welcome)

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019 Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm Location: GSU Loft* Kick off your children’s March Break weekend by joining other student parents and their children for a fun and relaxing night out. While parents relax and network, children activities will be provided in the same space such as button-making, colouring, and playing with other children. … Read More

Helping Your Child Develop Social Skills (U of T Mississauga)

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location: University of Toronto Mississauga Campus, Davis Building Room 3129 This workshop will help parents develop techniques to help your child become more socially competent, and to lay the groundwork for building successful relationships. Assess social skills of both parents and children Learn ways to … Read More

Women’s Wellness @ Student Family Housing: Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am Location: Student Family Housing Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence is a program for girls and women to heighten their sense of self-trust and awareness of their environment. This workshop offers information, resources and an opportunity to discuss and learn physical techniques around safety, including responses to the most common … Read More

Parenting Without Anger

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 FULL Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, Room 313 All parents get angry, but if you feel that anger is having a negative impact on your family, this workshop is for you. You will learn: How to recognize and cope with anger triggers Positive … Read More

Life Management Series: Manage Time, Manage Distractions for Students

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: 33 St. George St., Cumberland House, Baldwin Room All students know that they “should” schedule time and create space to study free of distractions, but what happens when this is difficult or even impossible due to caregiving responsibilities? Whether you are parenting young children, … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Sleep Issues

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 In this workshop you will learn to understand your child’s sleep patterns. Healthy sleep habits will be discussed including: The importance of bedtime routine How to deal with frequent night waking How to cope with … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Toddler Nutrition for Feeding Children aged 18 months – 3 years)

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College St., Room 313 Will your child only eat one food and refuse all others? Learn about the roles and responsibilities of the parent and the child in the feeding relationship, how to help your child develop healthy eating … Read More