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Create meaningful memories with your family and friends each day. This section contains ideas for activities that can inspire your next photo project.

Communicating with relatives to get family history information is the most effective method in getting the details.

Family: The Ultimate Source of Family History Information

Family Fun, Family History By September 30, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Do you ever find yourself thinking you have hit a dead end with finding new information for your family history? If this thought has ever crossed your mind, you are wrong. You might have already scavenged through diaries of family members for information, but have you considered speaking with your family? Your living…

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Fun Family History Activities for the Whole Family

Family Fun, Family History, MyCanvas Products By September 23, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Family history is very interesting to some people and quite the opposite for others, especially children. Getting the whole family involved with family history can be a chore in itself. One idea to get everybody involved (and maybe even excited) with family history is to turn it into a game and make it engaging. Family history…

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How Can I Interest My Family in Genealogy?

Family Fun, Family History By September 13, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Finding ancestors, learning facts, locating headstones – these are activties genealogists are passionate about. However, when some family members hear the words “Family History” or “Genealogy” they tune out. So how can you share your family history with your loved ones without getting an eye-roll? Try some of these ideas:

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DIY Picture Frame Fun for the Whole Family

Family Fun By July 26, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

When it comes to making memories, pictures are one of the best (and definitely the easiest!) way to capture a moment. Don’t just let those photos sit forgotten in your phone or camera. Print off and dress up those fantastic photos with one of these great DIY picture frame options that make a great activity for the whole family!

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You Can Draw A Memory | Sir Leprechaunrabbit

Family Fun, Family History, Guest Blogger By May 31, 2016 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

I was a single, military parent with three (very hyper) little boys, aged nine, seven and four.

It was too easy getting them involved in my genealogy research, because for them it was another adventure!

Our first road trip was to a local cemetery to photograph some stones for a special commission in Ontario.

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Family Friday | Madam Ancestry

Family Fun, Family History, Guest Blogger By April 5, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

Family Friday is something that I like to promote to help strengthen family bonds and get families involved in genealogy & family history. From one family historian to another, I’m sure you can relate to sometimes feeling like you’re on a genealogy island alone when relatives don’t always seem to share the same enthusiasm as you do. Sometimes they don’t know they’re enthused until you get them enthused (smile)! That’s where these Family Friday activities come in!

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