Disney and Family History: how Moana teaches why family history for kids is vital

Have you seen the Disney movie Moana yet? It’s such a cute movie!  It’s the first movie we took Addi to at the theater. (We were brave!) She loved it! And I loved the family connections portrayed. It’s easy to see the family history in this fun and powerful film. What it also shows is…… Continue reading Disney and Family History: how Moana teaches why family history for kids is vital

The Power of Naturalization Records: a friend’s unknown Irish heritage

Rootstech is only 3 DAYS AWAY!!! I wanted to surprise my friend with an awesome family history themed Christmas present. She didn’t know anything about her biological dad’s side of the family. Well, Addi and I quickly found that one of her lines came from Ireland, her great-grandparents Thomas Francis Prendergast and Delia O’dea. Which…… Continue reading The Power of Naturalization Records: a friend’s unknown Irish heritage

Trip to the Ogden Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum

Rootstech is only 5 days away!!! My grandma (Addi’s great-grandma) has been a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) for a while. I decided over a year ago that I wanted to join.  I was pregnant with Adaline at the time. I have been enjoying going to the monthly meetings. And I…… Continue reading Trip to the Ogden Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum