Involving our families in family history can sometimes be a challenge, especially for children. However, the great thing about genealogy work is that it can be approached from so many different angles. Create a fun environment where family history for kids becomes fun
Family reunion season is here! If you haven’t already started a list of attendees, there are a number of services out there that will allow you to keep track of your family and guests (we like to use Eventbrite). But we aren’t here to tell you where the family reunion should be held or what food should be served (although we have some ideas regarding this last subject below). We do however have some very fun ways to get your entire family involved with your family’s history.
Creating a custom photo book, particularly ones themed around history or genealogy, can seem overwhelming. Consider these simple tricks to help you get started with your history.
After searching the web we’ve located 5 more fantastic Family History blogs for your enjoyment. To see what blogs we’ve spotlighted in the past, be sure to explore Family History Blogs Part 3, Part 2, and Part 1.
Family history sites and photo book publishing sites are in such high demand these days. We are doing our best to accommodate all of you family historians and genealogy experts by providing the best online research tools and services.
Family history work is all about discovery, so it’s not surprisingly that genealogy enthusiasts are discovering innovative ways to make researching our past more efficient and enjoyable.
Here is a collection of this weeks innovations designed to help you with your family history work.
Have you got your family reunion all planned out for this summer? Here are just a few fun, easy-to-plan activities that will work in a wide range of settings. These games will keep people occupied and hopefully inspire a bit of conversation. If you want to go the extra mile, start collecting prizes to give away.
On our way back from a family wedding in Boise, my mom asked if we could take a detour through her home town of Burly, ID. It was about an hour out of the way, but my mom had not seen her home town for over 20 years, so an hour was nothing in comparison.
Genealogy is a growing field that attracts all types of people. Maybe you’re the tech savvy genealogist who likes updates on the latest apps and web tools for locating records; or maybe you’re a casual researcher who is mainly interested in personal family history. Whoever you are, here are five great genealogy blogs that we found this week.
MyCanvas, formerly a branch of Ancestry.com, is alive and well under the ownership of Alexander’s. MyCanvas allows users to easily create family history books, genealogy charts, photo collages, and more.