Common US Surnames and Their Origins

The Origin of Most American Surnames The U.S Census states that there are at least 150,000 different last names across the US. Some are extremely rare, and some are overly common, but what unites all...

Quiz: What Type of Genealogist Are You?

There are numerous types of genealogists, some are professionals who want to delve deeper into their research, some are hobbyists who like to do it for fun and write blog posts about their findings, and...

Best Ideas for Genealogy Bloggers

  Starting a genealogy blog should be an exciting venture for any enthusiast out there. It’s safe to say that there are hundreds of interesting genealogy blog ideas to choose from, so if you are...

Should I Start a Genealogy Blog?

Whether you just love documenting your family history, or you are a professional genealogist who wants to record findings, starting your own genealogy blog can be exciting and daunting at the same time. Not sure...

The Friends Reunion: Family Trees of the Series Characters

The Friends Reunion: Are They Just Friends or a Family? 27 years ago the Friends TV series aired on NBC for the very first time. This year, the entire sitcom cast celebrated their anniversary with...

Father’s Day 2021: Best Activities to Try With Your Family

Every third Sunday of June people across the globe celebrate Father’s Day. It’s one of the most important celebrations of the year in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries when people honor...

The Sweetest Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2021

This year Mother’s Day will be celebrated on May 9th, 2021. While many of us cannot visit our mothers due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to find other ways to celebrate this special...

How Intergenerational Trauma Impacts Mental Health

Did you even notice how some of you behavioral patterns – be it towards ourselves, our partners, children, or friends – are pretty much a copy of our parents’ behaviors? We either mimic them or...

Handy Tips on Hosting a Wowie Family Celebration

Christmas is coming so you’ve probably started thinking about a family celebration. What makes a family reunion successful? Though everyone has their own ideas about an ideal event, most would agree that a great family...

Thanksgiving Gifts Your Host Will Love

With Thanksgiving is just around the corner, you must be gearing up for buying gifts. Gift selection can be tough and no one wants to take the risk of picking the wrong one. We’ve come...