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Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for the statue unveiling of their mother on what would have been Princess Diana’s 60th birthday at Kensington Palace in July 2021, a year after Harry departed the U.K. for the United States. (Yui Mok/via AP)

Harry and William duke it out: Will sticks and stones topple thrones?

The relationship between Princes William and Harry is fractured, and can be explained by what’s known as the ‘family systems’ theory. Repairing it will require the Royal Family to change.
People don’t necessarily tell the same stories over and over again because they’re losing cognitive function, but because the stories are important, and they feel we need to know them. (Shutterstock)

Storytelling allows elders to transfer values and meaning to younger generations

Repeated storytelling from elderly relatives doesn’t necessarily always signal age or cognitive decline. It’s about conveying memories and values to a new generation.
Family traditions and being present provide children with trusted, safe, secure, loving experiences and relationships that are important for their healthy development and future self. (Shutterstock)

Give the gift of presence and love during the holidays

Parenting is difficult and there can be added pressure and stress during holidays. Creating safe, secure, loving environments and being present with your children is the greatest gift you can give.
People enjoying Christmas decorations in Johannesburg, South Africa. Luca Sola/AFP via Getty Images

How to live up to the true spirit of Christmas

Research shows that religious people who actively participate in religious gatherings tend to have a more positive experience of Christmas, with expectations largely fulfilled.
Desire’s story of loss and longing is threaded with moments of hope, like a ‘dangerous but invigorating’ ocean swim. Mickael Gresset/Unsplash

Sex, ‘skin hunger’ and problematic men: Jessie Cole’s memoir investigates desire after trauma

Jessie Cole’s memoir traces a love affair: a long-distance relationship with an unnamed, older lover. It’s set against layers of thinking about love, desire, bodies and ecological disaster.
The fear of not having a “good death,” by dying at home among family members, has become a very real concern — especially during the pandemic. (Anton Darius/Unsplash)

The pandemic changed what it means to have a ‘good death’

As we reflect on what life means to us in this post-pandemic shuffle, we need to also contemplate what a “good death” is.
Multiple generations living under one roof is becoming increasingly common. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Multigenerational living: A strategy to cope with unaffordable housing?

Our study reveals that the housing affordability crisis is having a pervasive impact on Canadian society. It is imposing constraints that alter the structure and composition of Canadian families.
Evidence-based and easy to read are two important criteria. JGI/Tom Grill/Tetra images via Getty Images

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals, so here are 5 tips for picking a parenting book

Being a parent can be tricky, and many turn to parenting guides for help in figuring out what to do. Two human development scholars have tips for picking a book that will be useful for you.

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