Category: Adoption

52 Ancestors : Week # 34 – Chosen Family

I found this quote just on a Google search, so I’m not sure who to attribute it to, but it sure fits. This week’s writing prompt is a perfect one for my family. When I think about the above quote, I feel like I am surrounded by chosen family. Adoption The first thing chosen family…

52 Ancestors : Week # 30 – The Old Country

This week for Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge the writing prompt is The Old Country. When I looked up the definition it states the native country of a person who has gone to live abroad. My Family Now for myself, I have lived in Canada my entire life, but I suppose the Old Country…

52 Ancestors : Week # 9 – Disaster

I’m really finding this 52 Week Challenge to be just that, a challenge. These weekly prompts have really pushed me to look into my research deeper and for that I am grateful. This week’s writing prompt is DISASTER. This will require some brainstorming… In the dictionary the definition of disaster is a sudden event, such as…

Ancestry Updates

There are two new features in the latest updates on Ancestry.com that are super exciting to me!! The “Additional Parent Relationships” is the first new feature that I noticed. It was a very much needed addition to anybody who has an adopted family member in their tree. My Mom was adopted as I’ve mentioned in…