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Four Ways Looking at Family Photos Improves Our Mental Health

Four Ways Looking at Family Photos Improves Our Mental Health

The Digital Organizing team at OXO breaks down why looking at family photos can improve our mental health. Are you guilty of photo hoarding? Too often, we upload thousands of photos to our laptops and the cloud and seldom look at them again. What’s more, our digitized world has caused us to forget our family […]

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Identifying an Era: 5 Ways to Date Family Photos

Identifying an Era: 5 Ways to Date Family Photos

Do you need help identifying old family photos? Whether you’ve inherited your grandmother’s collection of photo albums and the time periods are a mystery to you, seek answers to questions about family lineage, or otherwise require assistance uncovering the past; with a little time and research, you’ll soon be on your way to photo identification! […]

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Discovering Your Family History: Six Tools to Start Your Search

Discovering Your Family History: Six Tools to Start Your Search

Each family history discovery is exciting. Not everyone will uncover acclaimed American Revolutionary heroes or will trace their lineage to a royal family, but every document revealed paints a picture of a time gone by. Some findings hint at greater family mysteries that tickle the imagination. Imagine discovering a family link to two brothers who […]

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How Can Genealogy Help Me Discover My Family History?

How Can Genealogy Help Me Discover My Family History?

Your Guide to Uncovering Your Family History and Learning More About Your Past, Present, and Future A few years ago, my grandparents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. With such a big milestone afoot, my mother and three sisters pooled money together and rented a sprawling, beachfront home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Thankfully, […]

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