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The Moment I Knew I Was Turning Into My Parents

Posted 11.24.2014 | Parents

From the time you were a little peanut up until, well, your last phone call, your parents have dispensed pearls of wisdom and ushered you into adultho...

A Family Tree Unearthed

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
Jonathan Greenstein

After more than 20 years of trying to research and discover his family's roots, Rabbi Shull stumbled on a complete family tree, dating back 400 years to his European Jewish roots.

Sick of Politics? Turn to Your Recipe Box

Carole Murko | Posted 12.29.2012 | Taste
Carole Murko

While the politicians are trying to split us into groups based on religion, ethnicity and economics, I say go to the kitchen. Find a favorite family recipe and trace it back to your ancestral roots. Think about why your relatives made their way here.

Teaching Kids To Trace Their Roots

Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Genealogists working for recently took a close look at...

The Legacy of Blooming Where You're Planted

Mary Daily | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Daily

My mother said to my grandmother, "I'm not going to plant flowers anymore. I just always move off and leave them." My grandmother snapped back, "Of course you'll plant flowers. There'll always be someone after you to enjoy them, and someone else after that."