Flip Your Family Tree
12/20/2011
Do your relatives stifle yawns when genealogy comes up? Turn their “oh”s to “ahhhh!”s with these 21 ideas for revamping how you share your family history.

You’re at a family gathering, beaming with excitement to show off the family tree you’ve spent months—no, years—researching. You’ve used your genealogy software to add all the names, dates and places, and have printed out a banner-size ancestor chart. You whip out your family group sheets and start explaining each connection to your cousins.