Katherine Arnup, Ph.D.
Today is National Carers Day (also known as National Family Caregiver Day), an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the valuable work that caregivers across the country perform for their loved ones, and to raise […]
The demands of military life can be particularly stressful for military families due to deployments, relocations, foreign residency, periodic family separations, risk of injury or death of the military member, and long and […]
At some point in our lives, there is a high likelihood that each of us will provide care to someone we know – and receive care ourselves – at least once. Family members are […]
For most Canadians, eating is a daily event so routine, so ordinary that it is taken for granted. But it is also a central part of social relationships and cultural rituals, as well as […]
Since the 1990s, the nature, frequency, and intensity of military operations have shifted, and these shifts have, in turn, had an impact on the families of Canada’s military personnel. […]
Just as families continually evolve and adapt to their ever-changing environments, Transition magazine is undergoing an evolution of its own. Starting in January 2016, it will become a fully digital publication that will maintain its reputation as an engaging […]
There is very little research concerning pregnancy, labour, birth and motherhood among women with physical disabilities and women with disabilities more broadly. While most women face a variety of social and emotional pressures to have children, research has found that women with disabilities have a very different experience, as they are often pressured not to have children.
Home is at the heart of family life, where family relationships are formed and nurtured throughout the life cycle. It’s also where family resources – which include finances, food, living space and personal energy […]