Holidays

Mother’s Day: Celebrate a #StrongMom for your chance to win!

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’d like to highlight just what it takes to be a #StrongMom. Moms are some of the most exceptional people we know. They inspire...

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Valentine’s Day: The woman who created a US industry

How many valentines did you receive this year? How many did you send? Some 190 million valentines are sent each year, according to the US Greeting Card Association. And,...

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Love is in the Air: Free Valentine’s Day access to all marriage records on MyHeritage!

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, MyHeritage has a special gift for all. For a limited time, we are providing free access to love-related records in our massive historical records collection...

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New Holiday Theme for Family Trees

In light of the holiday season, we wanted to add a fun feature to your family tree! Now when you log in to see your family tree it will...

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Popular Holiday Toys in Every Decade

As the holidays quickly approach, many of us are scrambling to buy the perfect gift for our loved ones. Newspapers and advertisements have largely influenced our decisions on what...

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Thanksgiving: Holiday tips for family celebrations

Today, Americans around the world will celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that we take seriously, and not only in the US. American ex-pats will celebrate wherever they live...

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New MyHeritage DNA Commercial for the Holidays: Discover the layers within you

We’re delighted to introduce our new TV commercial for the holidays. As a family history and DNA company, we know what a tremendous gift it can be to discover...

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Halloween: Your family’s oldest costumes

We recently held a Halloween contest and asked you to share your family’s old Halloween costumes. We received amazing photos from all over the world, some date back to...

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Yankee Doodle Dandy’s Family Tree

There is hardly a symbol or character more American than Yankee Doodle. The catchy song dates back to the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution (1775–83). It has...

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Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

Is there anything more Canadian than pure Canadian maple syrup? As an expat myself, I have found that it’s the one product from home that I can’t live without...

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Uncanny Resemblances: Father look-alikes

Although we each receive equal amounts of DNA from each of our parents, half from our mother and half from our father, we can still resemble one parent, over...

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The Inspiration Behind Father’s Day

From a very young age, Betsy Roddy was told that her great-grandmother had a unique role in history. Sonora Smart Dodd was instrumental in making her idea of Father’s...

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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...

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