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6 Online Journals to Make Journaling Easier

Keeping a personal, handwritten journal may be difficult in this busy time of your life. Why not give online journaling a try? There are dozens…

Profile of the Day: Penny Marshall

On this day in 1943, Penny Marshall was born. After gaining fame as Laverne in the hit television show Laverne & Shirley, Marshall would go…

Keeping a Gratitude Journal

Last summer, Camille Johnson was struggling. Her mother was dying, and the pandemic was raging. “I decided I needed to do something,” she recalls. “I didn’t have any energy;…

Profile of the Day: Helena Modrzejewska

On this day in 1840, Polish actress Helena Modrzejewska was born. Known professionally as Helena Modjeska, Modrzejewska is remembered as one of Poland’s most celebrated…

Are You Related To Katy Perry?

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter and television judge. After singing in church during…

What to Write in a Journal

So you’ve decided to keep a journal—but you wonder what sort of things you should write about. After all, how can you fit everything you…

Thomas MacEntee: The Abundant Educator

Arising in the pre-dawn hours, Thomas MacEntee begins his day by checking in with MyHeritage in Israel. He enjoys the peace and solitude of the morning, says his daily…

How to Clean and Preserve Tombstones

Tombstones have a long history. The word “cemetery” is Greek for “sleeping chamber,” and (appropriately) Ancient Greeks were among the first to designate land at…

A Genealogist’s Guide to Birth Records

The road to discovering your ancestor’s past is often gated by the need to answer essential questions about his or her beginnings: When was he…