Posts filed under: Family History

Family stories in general have an amazing effect on self-esteem.  They provide a sense of belonging and purpose.  In addition, stories and messages given specifically to one person can be a sweet boost of confidence and a dose of self-assurance...
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We celebrate lots of little and big things in life:  birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, vacations, reunions, new babies, new jobs, and old friends.  Celebrations are often milestones, and they are as much a part of your family story as they are...
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One of the few things every single person on this earth has in common with each other is that we all experience loss.  It’s not something we enjoy, and it can be something difficult to talk or even think about,...
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How often do you hear the word “connectivity” these days?  There are certainly some advantages of being connected to the world wide web and being connected to friends and family through technology.  But being “connected” nowadays seems to result in...
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What’s the best tip you read this month on #familyhistoryfriday?  Why getting digital photos out of digital form is a must?  How to turn digital files into actual photos?  Tips to make these goals into reality?  I hope you’ve found...
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In the last couple of weeks on #familyhistoryfriday, we’ve talked about both the WHY and the HOW of getting our photos out of digital form.  Bringing our photos to life in this way allows us to see, hold, and actually...
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How many of your photos are still just files?  We talked last week about the importance of getting your photos out of digital form– printing them –so that they could be seen and enjoyed.  But how?  How, exactly, do you...
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  • Why It's Important to Print Your Photos
There’s so much focus these days on digital photo storage.  There are all sorts of suggestions out there:  cloud, DVD, flash drive, photo storage companies.  It can leave us feeling like we need backups of our backups.  But what good...
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Today we’ll bust the last memory-keeping myth I often hear.  If you hear others, post them in the comments below because I’d love to BUST them!  Today’s myth is a less-common one, but an important one to bust.  This one...
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I’m busy.  I bet you are, too.  Do you say the things I say:  “things are crazy,” “my schedule is packed,” or “I’m trying to keep my head above water!”?  Are you too busy to preserve your photos and memories? ...
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