Writing down my children’s stories and documenting my own reflections is an important part of my family history journey. I cherish the childhood journals we use and love sharing them with my kids, who will one day inherit them. In this post, I’ll discuss my reasons for journaling and share my favorite with you.
Looking for more time to fit in work, self-care, or date nights? You need a schedule! Creating a routine that serves my personal values and goals has made all the difference in my productivity and overall wellbeing. This post shares some of my experiences and what has worked for me as a work-at-home/stay-at-home mom.
In this third installment of Genealogy 101, we’ll review the information contained in marriage records (licenses and certificates) and how to find them. Marriage records can be a great way to find family history information, including names, birthdates, parents, and locations your ancestors are associated with. They are great resources for your ancestry research. Let’s get going!
I love filling our children’s rooms with meaningful, handmade objects. I hope that as they grow older they will appreciate the thought and time we put into creating a unique space for them. In this post, we’ll walk through the steps to create a personalized shelf for your little one—or for yourself!
Census records are fantastic tools for verifying basic information about a family member and for discovering the names of parents, siblings, and other close relatives. This first installment of the Genealogy 101 series covers what you can expect when looking at census records and a few tips and tricks for making the most of them.