Common Stumbling Blocks When Tracing Family Ties

Genealogy is a fascinating topic and becoming increasingly popular as we strive to trace our ancestry and understand where we’ve come from. The advent of the Internet with dedicated genealogy…

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How to Preserve Important Cultural Traditions and Family History

Human beings respond to ritual. It is a vital way of providing a framework for our lives and giving us a sense of tradition and stability. In Biblical times, the…

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Tips and Tricks for When your Memory Starts to Fade

Memory Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Mind Active We’ve All Been There… It’s not two minutes since you were introduced to someone and you’ve already forgotten his or her…

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Special Needs and Language Learning: Advice for Parents

The benefits of learning a second language as a child are widely acknowledged . Becoming bilingual has been proven to increase both literacy skills and confidence in children and extend…

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Learning a Language at a Later Age

The benefits of bilingualism when you’re older It’s not as difficult as you think… Before concentrating on the advantages of becoming bilingual when older, it’s vital to realize that it…

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Language and the Brain

The way the brain processes and is affected by language has been a subject of study for decades. Language is considered to be one of the key traits that sets…

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What’s in a Name? Common Family Names: Their History and Meaning

There are over six million surnames in America, lending credence to the oft-recited “cultural melting pot” cliché. Surprisingly however, one in every 25 Americans is called Smith, Johnson, Williams, Brown,…

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How to Study Your Genealogy and Trace Your Family Tree

Who do you think you are? One of our inherent traits as human beings is our craving to understand our place in the world, to trace our ancestry and lineage…

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Theories of Multiple Intelligences – Which Kind of Clever Are You?

An exploration into the theory of multiple intelligences Some of us are exceptional at math but wouldn’t even know where to look for a semibreve. Some of us can play…

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How Cognitively Clever is Your Child?

Brain Games For Kids -Doing What’s Best for Them All parents want their kids to have the best possible learning opportunities; one thing this means is optimizing their brain capacity…

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