When my family travels anywhere that has a connection to our past, we do our best to teach our children about their family history. Children can experience family history first hand when they do “field trips” to family sites. Experiencing the places of significance to our ancestors has great potential for being memorable and fun. […]
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I often wish that I had a sample of one of my ancestor’s handwriting – a note that they wrote about their life, a letter, a diary page, or anything showing a piece of who they were. So, I try to do everything I can to preserve my living relative’s memories now – for people […]
Have you ever taken a family history trip? Or visited ancestral sites during your vacation? Our family has visited the Dyer Homestead in Colorado, an ancestor’s cabin in Taylor, AZ, Martin’s Cove where the Mormon pioneer handcarts went through, and more. This month’s blog link up theme is Family History Travel with Kids. Join us on July […]
Interesting news this month with the discontinuation of microfilm and the articles ta the FamilySearch blog about the new historical LDS missionary database. I’m still using my feedly/google drive system with IFTTT so all the links redirect through IFTTT. Sorry about that! It’s just so much easier for me! Also here’s a link to a […]
Today I’m presenting a class for my local genealogy society about sharing family history with a blog. I have learned so much from all the geneabloggers I follow and I consider myself a student of genealogy blogging. I’m no expert, but I certainly love learning more about it. Here are the slides that I created […]
For Father’s Day, my kids and I came up with a project to learn about fathers in our family tree and how they are courageous, strong, generous, and kind…like super heroes! We also made a “Super Dad” card that you can draw a picture of dad’s face on (or glue a photo onto it). Here […]
Family reunions, gatherings, and potlucks are here, with summertime in full swing. Here is a fun book and activity to do with your kids this summer as you get ready for those family reunions and gatherings. Hope and her family arrive at Aunt Poogee’s farm, which is five hours from the city she lives in. […]
Did you know you can save articles to Pocket and then listen to them using TTS (text to speech)? It’s my new favorite way to consume content. I like the British voice a little better than the American English. Here are some of the articles I liked this month. As I mentioned in last month’s Favorite […]
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RootsTech Class: Kid Genealogists
- Research Logs: The Key to Organizing Your Family History
- Should We Honor Confederate Ancestors on Memorial Day?
- Kid General Authorities Coloring Book and Matching Game
- Family History for Children and Teens
- MISSION POSSIBLE Youth Activity
- How to Transfer a Family Tree to FamilySearch
- Following the Prince of Peace to Higher Ground
- Make a Pie Chart of your Ancestors’ Home Countries with Grandma’s Pie
- Teaching Family History with a Family Map Game
- Why Share Family History with Children – Blog Link Up March 2017