Have you thought about doing the "thirty day challenge?" For thirty days straight work for thirty minutes a day on family history? It sounds interesting, but can you really accomplish much in just thirty minutes a day? Blog reader and my personal friend, Nancy Brown, decided to take the challenge. Her experience surprised her. Read on to see just how Nancy prepared, what she discovered, and what she's going to do next. My Thirty Day Challenge by Nancy Brown I had been intrigued by the “Thirty Day Challenge” ever since reading about it on the Family Locket blog. I’d added...
After my third baby was born last year, I have been relearning how to manage my time effectively. I thought I learned how to do this in college, yet after each new addition to the family, I have to figure it out again. This time, I focused on finding out what was taking up my time, then cutting out non-essentials, and simplifying. This has helped me be able to continue working on my passion: family history. I've put together ten tips for making time for family history. I hope something here helps! Please share in the comments what works for you....
What potential time thieves are stealing away bits and pieces of your day that could be spent on something you really want to do - like family history? By identifying and eliminating those pesky thieves, you just may find that you have freed up 30 minutes to an hour of time each day that you can now spend on finding your ancestors and sharing those finds with your children. What is a time thief? Anything that takes up your time without giving you a good return. We all have the same 24 hours in the day. We're never going to...
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