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How to Involve Kids in Family History

Knowledge of their ancestors gives children a sense of belonging and their place in the world. Even simple activities may turn into an interesting lesson of family history if planned out properly. Read More

5 Tips for Adoption-Related Research

With technological advances and digitalization of records and databases, the searching process has become easier than ever before. Here are some tips to tracing family roots and finding your birth parents. Read More

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How Scents Can Evoke Distant Memories

Our sense of smell can trigger memories and emotions better than any of our other senses. Sometimes scents can evoke such strong memories that it feels like you’ve been pulled back in time. Read More

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Search Engines and Genealogy: How to Dig up Information Online

When you start doing research, the first thing that comes to your mind is asking your family members about your family roots. Who else other than your parents and grandparents can tell more about your family history? However, completely neglecting online sources would be unreasonable. Read More

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8 Family History Research Goals for 2019

For people researching their family history, the beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make new plans and set new goals for improving their ancestor's research strategy. If you don’t know where to start from, here are some goals for you to work towards in 2019. Read More

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How to Research Your Family Roots

Conducting a family lineage research can be an exciting journey, though difficult. Anyone who has ever dug into their family history knows how time-consuming (and even frustrating) the process can be. The do-it-yourself approach to learning your ancestry may lead you down a series of blind alleys. We compiled… Read More

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The Origins of a Family Tree

The genealogy boom started around 20 years ago. However, records, resources, and even technology were limited at that time. These days you can find all the necessary information with a single click so you basically don’t even need to get out of the chair to find records. Read More