In generations past, parents often recorded a baby’s milestones and memories in preprinted baby books. Some created keepsake albums or scrapbooks.
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If family history had a favorite holiday, it would have to be All Souls’ Day, the thousand-year-old observance that falls every year on November 2,
If you are fortunate enough to spend a little time with Elaine Hasleton, you’ll come away richer for the experience. Elaine is a deputy chief
Keeping a personal, handwritten journal may be difficult in this busy time of your life. Why not give online journaling a try? There are dozens of
Last summer, Camille Johnson was struggling. Her mother was dying, and the pandemic was raging. “I decided I needed to do something,” she
So you’ve decided to keep a journal—but you wonder what sort of things you should write about. After all, how can you fit everything you want you
Arising in the pre-dawn hours, Thomas MacEntee begins his day by checking in with MyHeritage in Israel. He enjoys the peace and solitude of the
Finding a historical record with my ancestor’s name on it can sometimes be a challenge. Either my search terms bring back more results than I know
FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in September of 2021 with over 26 million new indexed family history records from all over the world.
Have you ever pulled out an old puzzle only to realize at the very end that you’re missing pieces? The same thing happens to memories over time.
Knowing how to start a journal might seem a bit overwhelming. Maybe your mind conjures up the idea of long handwritten pages, daily written in a
If you’ve ever enjoyed pita bread, hummus, or falafel, you’ve ventured into the wonderful world of Middle Eastern food. But there’s much more
Huge news: after 83 years of filming the world’s historical genealogical records, FamilySearch has completed digitizing its 2.4 million rolls of
When renowned genealogist David Allen Lambert was a child, his grandmother gave him a gift that kept on giving—tales about his ancestors. These
Do you keep a journal? A diary? Notes of what is happening in your life, right now? Many people use journaling to relieve stress, capture treasured