family

At home, families face unique struggle

When Annie Riel’s husband returned from his deployment to Afghanistan last year, something had changed.Continue...

My sister is faster than me, and that’s okay

I can’t count how many people have told me it’s unfair to consider my sister my best friend.Continue...

How to walk away—even if it’s hard

Think of your favourite chocolate. You love it; you can’t get enough of it, though there’s no denying its unhealthy nature. You know that while you love such things, taking it out of your lifestyle may improve your overall health.Continue...

‘I imagine we die in the same way we live’: Investigating deathcare in Kingston

Aileen Stewart, a deathcare guide in Kingston, told The Journal she got into the business of deathcare through her daughter, who was training to be a midwife at the time.Continue...

Reconnecting with a loss can be a blessing

This is not a unique story.Continue...

Six reasons to give thanks this year

With the start of October upon us, we’re nearing the holiday season.Continue...

Queen’s student calls on students to become personal health advocates

Queen’s and local community members in different cities are coming together to show solidarity with Brendan Reid, ArtSci ’23.Continue...

Never not loving immensely: Learning to express my love in the face of tragedy

The story behind how I learned that life is too short and unpredictable to not show the people you love that you treasure them.

In January of 2017, I felt like I was drowning.Continue...

Connecting with my grandma during the pandemic

My grandma cries every time my family goes on vacation.Continue...

When politics come to the dinner table

Family dinners at my household have always been filled with vibrant conversation. Growing up, popular topics included what my brother and I learned at school, complaints about workdays, and drama surrounding social lives. But when I moved home this spring at the beginning of the pandemic and family dinners were reinstated, conversation topics had shifted to more mature subjects.Continue...

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