Holidays

Father Look-alike Competition: Win a MyHeritage DNA Kit!

Back in July 2015, we held a look-alike photo competition and asked users to send in look-alike pictures of family members from different generations. The results were incredible. In some cases descendants were so similar to their ancestors, it seemed as though we were...

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Mother and Daughter Reunited

MyHeritage is proud to have recently reunited a mother and daughter who had been separated for over 43 years. Robin Adair Passey of Mesa, Arizona, never forgot the daughter she...

 

Win a DNA Test for Mother’s Day! #momsdna

Each of us gets about half our DNA from our mother and half from our father, so it’s really no surprise that we can all think of characteristics and traits...

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5 Reasons Why MyHeritage DNA is the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

Mother’s Day in the United States — and in other countries around the world — is fast approaching, and there is no better gift for Mom this year than...

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Easter Competition Winner

We recently asked our readers to search for our Easter image in three old blog posts on the MyHeritage blog for the chance to win a MyHeritage DNA test...

 

Easter Egg Hunt — Win a MyHeritage DNA kit!

Easter is an exciting time of year — the weather improves, flowers begin to bloom, and we see the first signs of new life and rebirth in nature. It’s...

 

Holiday Contest Finalists

This Holiday season, we asked our users around the world to tell about their hopes and wishes for the coming year. Here are some of the touching dreams that...

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Holiday Contest: Enter now to win!

This is a guest post by Karen, MyHeritage’s country manager for Brazil. Last week, my daughters were writing letters to Santa. First, they drew beautiful Christmas trees, snowy landscapes,...

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Thanksgiving Day: Celebrating family and family history

As millions of Americans, at home and abroad, celebrate this day with family and friends, we family historians and genealogists are also thankful for so much. As we sit...

 

Halloween 100 Years Ago

Happy Halloween! Do you remember trick-or-treating as a child on Halloween? Did you dress up in costumes? Halloween is a holiday full of long-standing traditions. We decided to take...

 

10 Ways to Get Creative with the Kids This Summer

Old family photos encourage young people to become interested in their heritage and also bring precious family memories to life. Add photos to your family site on MyHeritage to add...

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Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom from the World’s Oldest Dad

Happy Father’s Day! This year for Father’s Day, we hosted Israel Kristal, the world’s oldest living man, who live-tweeted fatherly advice from the @MyHeritage Twitter account. Israel, who will be 113...

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Father’s Day on Twitter: Join World’s Oldest Man For Live Fatherly Advice

In addition to their old beloved shirts they refuse to give up, sandals with socks, and corny jokes, dads around the world are known for their sage, fatherly advice...