Celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day

The United States has a lot of holidays. We have holidays to remember and holidays to celebrate. Some of the things we celebrate are pretty common….some aren’t. Today (November 5) happens to be one of those uncommon celebrations…. red hair! Let’s learn more about red hair to properly celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day.

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DNA Learning and Education

Fact: DNA data can be difficult to understand and work with. Myth: You need a Ph.D. to learn how to use DNA data. On the Famicity blog, we occasionally discuss DNA and how it’s an important part of genealogy and family history research. So you take a test, you get your basic results, what else can you do with…

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Discovering DNA Testing – Opening New Doors to Genealogy Trees – Part 2

It’s 2018 and we are learning more than ever from our DNA. In “Discovering DNA Testing – Opening New Doors to Genealogy Trees – Part 1“, we explained how DNA testing helps us understand our medical background, genetic traits, heritage and finding distant relatives. Here’s a summary of how we can use our DNA to find family and relatives.

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What Are Double Cousins?

In working on a family tree, you may have seen cousins that aren’t just simply first cousins (children of siblings who marry unrelated people), they may be what is called “double cousins”. How Does This Happen? Double cousins are when two siblings of one family have children with two siblings of another family (brother/brother, sister/sister or brother/sister, sister/brother). The children are related to…

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Visual Phasing With DNA

DNA is pretty cool. It allows us to learn a lot of things about ourselves as well as our ancestry and heritage. The more we learn about DNA, the more we can apply it to many principles; health, genealogy, etc. Now we have the concept of Visual Phasing with DNA.

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Family Health is Important

Your health is one of the most important assets that you can own. However, it’s not only important to you, it’s also important to your family. Do you know what health risks run in your family? What do you and your family do to stay healthy? Let’s review some aspects of our lives that affect the health of us…

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