Let’s play the word-association game. When we say “Family History” what’s the first word that comes to mind?
Boredom? Guilt? Nothing but crickets?
You’re not alone. Family history is important— this we know. But sometimes it’s hard to feel that importance deeply and personally in a way that motivates us to actually do it. Here are five steps to making family history doable, fulfilling and — dare we say it? — fun.
1. Learn what you can
For many of us, it’s easy to say, “My family history work has already been done. There’s nothing for me to do.”