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Storytelling might be bad for academia but it’s good for people

By Ben | Benefits of Family History , Preserving Memories , Sharing Memories

I read an interesting article yesterday titled, “Oral History and How It Makes Learning Less Effective, Study Shows.” The article made a couple of different points: Oral history is becoming more popular in some countries, including the US. A study found that those who listened to the stories being told didn’t meet the educational standards hoped for. This […]

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How-to: The best practices for managing digital photos, part 2

By Ben | Making Memories , Photo Organization , Preserving Memories , Sharing Memories

Part one covered the more common file formats for managing digital photos. You can read it here. Talking about file formats was a little tech-heavy, this part is less techy (I think). We’ll talk about image resolution, where to store photos, how to digitize printed photos and how to share digital photos. Let’s jump right […]

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Using holidays as writing prompts for personal and family history: Easter traditions

By Hilarie | Intentional Family Life , Making Memories , Preserving Memories

When teaching classes and talking with clients, I always tell them there are two methods of making time to journal or write your personal history: 1. Make a routine of writing consistently. AND 2. Write when you’re out of routine, especially on vacation, at holidays or special occasions. Routine is great for getting in the habit […]

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How Storytelling Creates Stronger Families

By Ben | Intentional Family Life , Making Memories , Preserving Memories , Sharing Memories

The disappearing art of family storytelling is a critical part of strong family foundations. Children who learn from family storytelling tend to be more resilient and better able to overcome challenges. They have higher self-esteem and feel like they are part of something bigger than themselves. Children with these qualities are more likely to have a […]

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