Preserve your family history while you can!
The concept of helping others record life stories grew after my father passed away in 2003. My father was an immigrant from Holland after the Second World War and had experienced a tragic part of European history that only he could tell. His stories went unrecorded in his own words. A missed opportunity I will forever regret. Read more...
Create a family heirloom on a budget on your own!
During my years of working as a personal historian, it has become more and more apparent that countless life stories, memoirs, and family histories are being left unrecorded because many people do not have the financial means to hire a professional, and/or believe they don’t have the skills or resources to do it themselves. Read more.
Our tips and tools make it easy to preserve your life story / memoir!
We hear over and over that the biggest challenge to writing one's memoirs, life story, autobiography etc., is getting started! How does one ever begin? Whether you are the person wanting to tell your own life stories or the person gathering family stories, this DIY life story / memoir approach will provide you with easy-to-use instructions, tips, and tools that will help you overcome this hurdle and guide you through the story collecting process. Read more..
You'll find our process rewarding and fast!
Precious life stories and family histories often go unrecorded because the storyteller finds the writing process overwhelming and time consuming. Our step by step approach eliminates this barrier. Read more.
The gift of your story in your words!
It is our sincere hope that by sharing information through this website and how-to guide, you will find the encouragement, support, and tools needed to create your own family heirloom, so that your family can know their history for years and generations to come. Read more about our guide and workbook.