Verifying Family Temple Work is Done: the Simpler Way

Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in Mesa Arizona

Doing temple work is an amazing blessing. However, we don’t want to keep doing (and redoing) somebody’s work – we want to be able to keep moving forward in our temple work efforts. So how do we verify that temple work is done? FamilySearch uses a simple, color-coded system to indicate temple work status. Users…

11 Ways to Help Youth Learn to Love Doing Genealogy

A head and shoulders image of two smiling caucasian real teenage girls. The girls are 13 year old twin sisters. The image is outdoors on a sunny day in the park. Extreme shallow depth of field,

Teaching youth to love things takes a good bit of talent, inspiration, and knowing how to make it relevant. So how do you help youth learn to love doing genealogy and family history? Are there any special tricks to know? To inspire the youth to love genealogy and connect with family, make it fun. Help…