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Family-Friendly Websites to Excite Children about Their Heritage

If you want to excite your children about their family history, you have to begin by increasing their knowledge of YOU and YOUR HERITAGE. Here are a few sites that you can use to gather ideas for activities you can do with your children or to visit with your children (or grandchildren) sitting beside you. […]

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How do I get my kids interested in genealogy?

Do you ever wish your kids were more interested in family history? Do you think, they’ll probably enjoy learning about some of the intriguing and fascinating ancestors more than ‘boring farmer’? Do your children not show an active interest in genealogy? I feel strongly that: Think of the music that your parents shared with you […]

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Writing Family History
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A Recipe Saved From the Grave #FHForChildren Blog Link-Up

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and traditions abound, but for a gal without family traditions regarding Turkey, what foods bring me closer to the past? That’s the question I ask myself as I think about the Family History for Children Blog Link-Up for November: Family Recipes The questions prompt: “How do family recipes bring your family […]

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Five Ways to Combine Family History in School – Family History Month

For many youth, school is exciting on the first day and the last. There is a long gap between these two exiting points in education. Why not make school, be it public, private, or home school, more interesting by adding genealogy into the mix. But not use the boring term “-ology” term, use Family History […]

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Three Gift Giving Ideas for Families – Family History for Children October Blog Link Up

It’s beginning to look a lot like _____________. (Nooooo!!!!) Don’t say it. Don’t sing it. Don’t think it. It’s not close to Christmas time. Yes, it’s the middle of October, but seriously, no one wants to plan ahead for Christmas or any gift giving holiday at the end of the year. We want to procrastinate […]

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Overcoming Challenges in Family History Trips – Family History for Children Blog Link Up

It’s the middle of summer in the US and family trips are on many minds and itineraries. Touring our ancestral towns is difficult, and not always enjoyable as they kids whine and complain and wish they were at Disneyland. My children didn’t enjoy visiting Ontario, Canada where I learned about my Zumstein and Comfort family […]

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Simplifying Father’s Day

Call me a traitor to mothers and father’s everywhere, but I’m not a fan of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Or more accurately, I’m not a fan of the pressures of these days for grand gestures, gifts, and projects. For those who like those things, have at it. There’s no one way to celebrate the […]

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Inspiration

Why I Share Family History with My Children

Growing up far from family, I often feared what would happen to me if my parents or only brother died. I would feel like an emotional orphan even if I returned to Columbus, Ohio to live with my Grannie. My mother did a great job of telling me a few things about my Papa, her […]

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Memory Keeping
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Preserving Memories: An Event at A Time

  Moms, Dads, and Grandparents alike have a big problem. They don’t make time for memory keeping! Yet, preserving our memories is a vital part of our health and wellness and fuels genealogy. Parents and married couples now have a faster memory keeping project that is also frugal! An event book can enter around one […]

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LDS Topics

Youth Teach Leaders, Who Teaches Youth?

I watched the Leader and Consultant Training session of Family Discovery Day held in conjunction with RootsTech. The session provided a lot of encouragement on how LDS church leaders can focus their energies on incorporating more family history work with their ministerial efforts. This session was LDS focused, but the positive feelings and the messages […]

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