Alexis Maurer who writes the blog The Adventures of the Baby Genealogist is sharing a guest blog post about family history for children. I'm excited for you to hear her great ideas! She does a lot of fun things to teach her small children about family history. -Nicole There is a power in connecting with another person. When we create that special bond in our families, our children and grandchildren are affected for the better. Letter writing can be a powerful way to connect. I feel it is slowly becoming a lost art to actually take the time to write something...
RootsTech 2018 is done and in the books, or is it? The theme for the 2018 conference was Connect. Belong. Reflecting on the amazing connections I made at RootsTech, that sense of belonging will continue. I couldn't think of a better way to share my experience than through photos, so here is a sampling. Connect. Belong. Family. RootsTech introduced the new addition to the FamilySearch app of "relatives around me." Each day, host Jason Hewlett, reminded us to take out our phones, tap the app, and see how many cousins we had at RootsTech. I had over 300 each day,...
Have you been thinking about attending RootsTech 2018? You've heard all the hoopla and wondered if its worth the time and money. Let me assure you that it is worth every penny. Why? It's all about the connections. Connecting with your ancestors. Connecting with fellow genealogists. Connecting with the genealogy world. Let's take a look at each of those and give you some solid reasons to attend the largest, most exciting genealogy and family history conference in the world. Connect with your ancestors You are addicted to family history because you feel it - that connection to your ancestors. At...
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