Memoirs and Stories Articles
A dining room table serves up tales of love, lima beans and the passing of generations.
Maybe writing the story of your life just isn't for you. But that doesn't mean you can't record something about your life for your children and grandchildren to enjoy.
The author of the bestselling "October Sky" offers 4 tips for making the chronicle of your life take off.
Start spreading the news about your kin with a family newsletter. But don't waste paper or lick stamps — publish the electronic way.
An important ingredient in your heritage over the years has been served up right at the family dinner table. Follow our recipe for discovering and preserving your family history through meals and memories.
Unlock the secrets of your ancestor's private lives with diaries and journals. Here's what you can learn by reading diaries and how to get started finding them.
Nobody can tell your own story as well as you. Here's how to get started transforming your memories into memoirs.
How do you know when to turn off the microfilm reader and turn on the word processor? Find out what it takes to record your family history — its easier than you think.
The author of Oprah's Book Club selection "Cane River" recalls how a glimmer of interest in genealogy turned into her full-time obsession.