by Miryelle Resek Not all of us are lucky enough to have our family members reside in one area. Sometimes they’re states or even continents away! With so many miles, responsibilities, and factors separating us, it’s often difficult to gather together as a family.
As a newlywed I have totally enjoyed getting to know my in-laws. This discovery began even before I said “I do.” During our courtship, my soon-to-be husband shared many of his classic childhood stories and character-defining moments. These family stories, so familiar to my husband, so new to me, helped me get to know them. […]
A family reunion is an excellent opportunity to spend time with your extended family creating new memories and honoring old memories simultaneously. When outlining reunion activities, it’s important to strike a balance between honoring the old memories and creating new ones. Children in particular may not want to spend the whole weekend poring over family […]
A Family Tree Gathering. It’s a new term with roots in an old idea – making the most of the time you spend with your family. Quentin L. Cook, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, introduced the term in a talk he gave […]