Tags:family

Like Mother, Like Daughter

For Mother’s Day this year, we asked our readers to send in their look-alike photos with the women in their families of different generations. The results were incredible. We...

Daughter Reunites With Father Days Before His Death

We are proud to help families reunite with their long-lost (and sometimes totally unknown) relatives. In an emotional reunion that recently took place thanks to MyHeritage DNA, Sandra Tirone...

Left-Handedness: Genes or Chance?

Is anyone left-handed in your family? My older sister is. Growing up, she always had to remind my right-handed parents to buy her special left-handed scissors, can openers, and...

Make Someone Happy: Talk tradition

Schelly Talalay Dardashti is the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage During a recent year of conferences and travel, I was reminded more than once that creating contacts, asking questions...

Circle of Life: Sharing family history

This post was written by our US Genealogy Advisor, Schelly Talalay Dardashti. Our family, like many others, has experienced circle-of-life events. When family historians and genealogists speak about sharing...

New Historical Records Added in January 2018

Here’s an update on the new record collections that we’ve recently added: At MyHeritage, we offer a treasure trove of historical records from around the world to discover on...

Family Treasures: Uncover the past

I spent many hours as a high school and college student in the famous lion-guarded New York Public Library, researching term papers. On one visit, I picked up a...

Looking at Our History: Images 101

Your grandmother had one. So did your mother. I’ll bet you also have one. At the back of a high closet shelf, in the basement, in the attic, you...