"I don't have time!" "I don't know where to start!" "All the work's been done!" "I'll wait until I'm older!" "My cousin is doing the family history." Do you find yourself making similar statements? If so, take a few minutes and read a series of articles from the MORMON TIMES newspaper.
The first in the series is "New FamilySearch means no more excuses." Find out why it's better to get started now; how to do family history much easier today; and, learn about our ONE big family tree.
Part 2 in the series is "Web site is all about families, temple work." Gain a perspective of family history and new FamilySearch. Find out how you fit into the process, and, learn what new FamilySearch IS and ISN'T.
Part 3 in the series is "Getting started on the new FamilySearch." Here is where you learn to register, explore, analyze, clean, connect, and collaborate within new FamilySearch.
If you subscribe to the Deseret News or find someone who does, you can see all the visual examples contained in these articles. Part 3 is located in today's Mormon Times (28 Jan 2010).
In December, 2009, the Church News section of the Deseret News published an article called "Tips for using new FamilySearch". Many of these tips concern the functions that can easily get us into trouble or confused. Communication is your best bet!
If you want to read other articles that have been published in the Mormon Times about family history, click here for the entire list.