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Past Events

U of T Family Pride Parade

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024 Time: 3:30 pm Location: Our starting location on the St. George Campus will be sent to registrants. Allies and 2SLGBTQ+ families are invited to gather for a mini parade on Friday, June 7 (a TDSB PA Day) on the St. George Campus at 3:30 pm. Join us for a colourful … Read More

Baby & Toddler Talks: Sleep Issues (Session #1: Infants)

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Time: 12:00 – 2:00 pm Location: The webinar link will be shared with you via email prior to the session start time. In this workshop, you will learn about your infant’s (0-12 months old) sleep patterns. Healthy sleep habits will be discussed including: • The importance of sleep for infants … Read More

Life Management Series for Students: Budgeting 101 for Student Families

All students with family responsibilities are invited to join us and learn more about keeping a budget for their family!  Participants will learn to make “cents” of money and the 7 steps to budgeting which will help them take control of their finances and give them peace of mind. Facilitator: Tim St. Vincent is the … Read More

Parenting without Anger

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 and negative aspects of anger • Why you get angry • Impact of anger on your children • … Read More

Life Management Series for Students: Becoming a Parent in Grad School

Many students debate whether to have a baby during graduate school or wait until their lives and careers are more established. This session will help you make an informed decision about what it means to start a family during grad school, including: • A panel discussion featuring current and former graduate students who are raising … Read More

Stroll with the Curator: A Tour of The Love that Remains

Date: Friday, May 17, 2024 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Location: Art Museum at the University of Toronto, University of Toronto Art Centre (in University College) 15 King’s College Circle How can we reconnect with our mothers, grandmothers, and matrilineal ancestors through textile practices? Join MVS Curatorial Studies student Samantha Lance for a family tour … Read More

Supporting our Kids: Gender and Sexual Diversity

Co-sponsored by the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, the Toronto District School Board, and the Family Care Office. This workshop is intended to be a safe space for parents and caregivers to ask questions and explore issues related to gender and sexuality. Whether your child identifies as genderqueer, trans, cis, nonbinary, or in another way … Read More

Supporting a Family Member who is Navigating Cancer

This session is for individuals seeking to support their loved one who is navigating cancer. This session will offer guidance for family members seeking to offer their support throughout a cancer diagnosis. The information shared will focus on supporting adult caregivers, who are caring for a family member or loved one with a cancer diagnosis. … Read More

Life Management Series for Students: Time and Stress Management – Planning for your most productive summer yet

Description: This workshop is intended for student caregivers.  Balancing family care and school is challenging, especially when the fun and distractions of summer are added into the equation. There are strategies and supports that can help. You may have heard tips and tricks but how do you put them into practice?  Come out to this … Read More

Connecting with Teens

Description: In this workshop, we will explore what it means to connect with our teens. Driven by fears and concerns, our good intentions often create a disconnect with our children. During this workshop, we will begin to look at our relationship through a new lens and, in turn, leave with the following: a better understanding … Read More