RootsTech Connect & The Family Connections Experiment Part Three

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RootsTech is right around the corner and in case you forgot we thought we’d keep things interesting for you. Not only are we going to tantalize you with a new sneak preview to our Power of Connection series, but there’s more. The Family Connections Experiment Team has been working to bring you some additional incredible experiences. Things to make connection, learning and–let’s face it–prioritizing at RootsTech Connect a seamless, fun, and easy process.

Google Earth: How it Can Help with Genealogy

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Google Earth is an ideal place for identifying locations, organizing places and addresses, and sharing genealogical data that is found as you search for ancestors. Google Earth has many features that help to search for locations, measure distances, and create projects to tell family stories.

RootsTech Connect & The Family Connections Experiment Part Two

RootsTech Connect & The Family Connections Experiment Part Two By Olivia Jewell @LivsTreeHosue February is full steam ahead, which also means that RootsTech Connect is approaching quickly. If you haven’t yet registered, visit our Family Connections Experiment & RootsTech Connect Page, you won’t want to miss out on everything coming. For the rest of us […]

Celebrating Our Ancestor’s Birthday

Celebrating Our Ancestor’s birthday By Carolynn Reynolds As a youth, I would have been the first to declare family history as BORING!  I was quick to tune out the minute it was brought up.  I don’t know exactly what it was, but I feel like the presentation of family history turned it off for me. […]

RootsTech Connect and The Family Connections Experiment Part One

RootsTech Connect and The Family Connections Experiment Part One By Olivia Jewell @LivsTreeHosue What is RootsTech Connect? RootsTech Genealogy Conference is one of the most exciting events of the year for people in the industry.  It’s the number one place to go to find the latest and most exciting developments in genealogy while combining those […]

Family gathering spots part one

Family Gathering spots part one: What Types of Gathering Spots to Make By Camille Mecham The Mommy Genealogist I have a love hate relationship with social media. I love that I can see what others are doing, but hate how much time you can waste on it. One thing I love about social media is […]

Buzzer Apps For Your Next Family Game Night

Buzzer apps for your next virtual game night

Who doesn’t like playing games? Games are a great way to connect with others or find out about your ancestors! Check out these Buzzer apps that let your family play other offline games online or across zoom

Interview: How Epigenetics and Family History Influence Our Mental Health with Sara Parker

Epigentics and Family History affects on Mental Health

Interview: How Epigenetics and Family History Influence Our Mental Health with Sara Parker We are excited to talk with her about how epigenetics and family history can influence our mental health. Interviewer: Taralyn Parker Interviewee: Sara Parker National Certified Counselor, a Licensed School Counselor, and Author Bio: Sara Parker is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed […]

Feeling Connected: Mental Health Nuggets with Amy Nielson, CMHC

Feeling Connected: Mental Health Nuggets with Amy Nielson, CMHC Interviewers: Michelle Gardner and Olivia Jewell Interviewee: Amy Nielson, CMHC Bio: Amy Nielson is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Her focus is on helping people identify and work through barriers that interfere with having a joyful life. She has been a counselor for over 10 years and […]

Interview: I Didn’t Know I Was Doing Family History Work! with Sydney Orton

Interview: I Didn’t Know I Was Doing Family History Work! with Sydney ORTON  Join us as we learn all the many ways this teen loves to connect with tech and more! Interviewer: Sarah Day Interviewee: Sydney Orton Bio: Sydney Orton is an 18-year old family history fanatic and one of the founding members of the Connections Experiment. Passionate […]