Integrating The Family History Guide “Countries” Section with Google Earth – a winning combination for family fun!

An exciting and memorable experience is in store when you combine using Google Earth with resources found in the Countries page of The Family History Guide (see Bob Taylor’s overview here). This is so much fun that it made the “top ten favorite family history activities” list at the Anderson home! Research your family history countries together and then gather around to...

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...