Today is the day! What day? Our Vango Farnham 600 will be here by 5pm CST! This tent is roughly 12' x 20' not including the awning! We chose it because it's the perfect size when it rains for a couple of days and we're stuck indoors. Ideally we would just find a museum, but… Continue reading Today is the Day!
Today is a special day and I want to take the time to wish every Mom, whether she has given birth or not, a Happy Mother's Day! If you have ever loved a child, cleaned puke at 2am, listened to the Wiggles in the car on a road trip, etc then you are a mom.… Continue reading
According to Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), Alabama is a moderately easy state to homeschool in. Basically, all that you are required to do is join a church/cover school when your child turns six. That cover school then reports to your local superintendent that your child is enrolled in their school and you're good for… Continue reading Homeschooling: What you need to know in Alabama
This question is asked a lot on Facebook by adoptees and nonadoptees for different reasons. The simple answer is whoever YOU feel belongs there as long as it's historically accurate. If you have no interest in putting your biological family on there, there's no reason you should. You can focus on the family you know… Continue reading Who Do I Put In My Tree?
I'm sure that you are wondering what I'm talking about. Genealogy, of course! If you can, add true stories about your ancestors. Some of my favorite ancestors have come alive thanks to other family members adding interesting tidbits to the profile. Newspaper clippings are also great, but written memories are so much more personal and… Continue reading The Story is Everything
While you are researching your family you are likely to find some disturbing things. It could be something like a great, great uncle you never knew about, a few family members passed from cancer you weren't aware of, or a nasty accident. It may be something more disturbing, like a crime committed. If you do… Continue reading Be Prepared
So, where do you start on your family tree? With yourself, of course. Then your parents. In order to do that you need to know who they are. You may be able to go to the courthouse in the county where you were born and get your records. Some states even let you do… Continue reading Getting Started