Family History: Family Home Evening Lesson 1 sample

Here's a sample of part of our lesson from #1.  I taught my kids about my great grandmother, Giacinta Basso. Here is a picture of her with your husband and 8 boys.  I never knew my great grandmother Giacinta who immigrated from Italy to Michigan, but I have heard of her sacrifice and great love […]

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Family History: Family Home Evening Lesson 1

Here is the link to find the 6 different lessons that the church has for you to use.  During the first lesson, I opened the "FamilySearch – Tree" app and I introduced them to their grandparents.  Luckily, I had already posted some pictures of my ancestors awhile ago.  If you don't have any images of […]

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Family History Pedigree Chart

Several years ago, while I was helping to get the Family History Center redone, I thought it would be fun to add a picture of "The Howland Family" that you often see in the LDS Temple Visitor Centers.  I designed a poster of that family tree and it was hung on the wall at the Family […]

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Pioneer Day – Ann Jewell Rowley

Today, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate "Pioneer Day."  You might be wondering what that means.  On July 24, 1847 Brigham Young and many early pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley after spending months walking hundreds of miles.  Many family members were buried on the side of the trek […]

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LDS Blog Train “Family History”

One of my favorite things to do at night once the kids are tucked into bed is Family History. This month the LDS Blog Train's theme is "Family History." I hope you enjoy this mini kit! We always have fun things to share with you so stroll down Brightly Street and find some fun freebies […]

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Countdown to Conference: Elder M. Russell Ballard

Join us as we Countdown until The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broadcasts General Conference. We will be focusing on one of the LDS Apostles and the First Presidency. Download some fun freebies to print for your family and teach them who the leaders of the church are.

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F.T.I. Family Tree Investigator “Where Did I Come From?”

With the end of our Temple series, we kicked off a Family History weekly lesson. Today as a family we watched Part 2 from Family Search.  If you missed the first lesson, read about our F.T.I. and watch Part 1.   When the video finished, we went online to Family Search's website.  If you haven't […]

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