It’s Not Too Soon to Mark Your Calendars for Rootstech February 28 – March 3 2018!

Read all about it – Rootstech 2018! The Family History Guide Association is already making plans for its presentation booth to highlight what The Family History Guide is all about and share why and how it can make a difference in your family history experience! The Family History Guide Mission: “To greatly increase the number of people actively involved in family history worldwide,...

The Family History Guide’s Six tips for Involving Children in Family History (and helping them to love it)

In his book, The Secrets of a Happy Family (quoted here), Bruce Feiler records a conversation he had with Marshall Duke, a professor at Emory University who researched American families. According to Professor Duke, “The more children knew about their family’s history, the stronger the sense of control over their lives, the higher their self-esteem, and the more successfully they believed their families functioned.” Isn’t...

The Family History Guide’s “Memories Project” – your blueprint for posting and sharing family stories

Preserving and sharing family history stories is a passion for many people, and I am definitely one of those. I want my posterity to know, love, and learn from their ancestors. I have found that combining an activity with telling a story often makes all the difference in its long-lasting influence. Inspiring stories of faith and fortitude that is in...

Recording Family History Stories – tips from the Family History Guide

The Family History Guide’s Family Section is the place to go to find suggestions for preserving your family history stories. One idea is to interview parents and grandparents (or anyone!) while gathering in a story room at an LDS Family History Center. Be assured that your video recording will be of high quality and that assistants will be there to help. The Riverton Family...

Find help to build your family tree using The Family History Guide and create a timeline in TWILE

Just sharing something I am so excited about! One of the family history activities listed on the Youth Page of The Family History Guide Family Activities section (Documenting the Past) is to create a timeline using Twile. I am having so much fun with Twile – an interactive, cloud-based service in which you can create a timeline of your family’s past, present, and future. Made...