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The Music in Your Genes

Families have been making music together since long before the von Trapps and the Jackson 5. It’s not uncommon for an accomplished musician to have one or more family...

Shocking Family History Discoveries

One of the most rewarding aspects of genealogy is uncovering stories about your ancestors that you may never have known — no matter how crazy — and preserving them...

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...