My parents, grandparents and great grandparents lived during a time when their relatives lived in the same neighborhood. There were relatives next door, on the same street and around the corner! The environment was such that not only did their parents reprimand them, but the neighborhood did as well because they were your relatives!
In my generation, everyone literally lives around the world. My sister lives in Florida, my brother in Illinois, and a nephew in Singapore! Today, there is no reprimanding someone else’s child, you must keep your hands to your self! My generation may not have families that live close, but does that really matter when we have social media?
I love social media! It’s part of my life, and I don’t know what I would do without it! When I talk social media, I am referring to Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter. These are all sites that are good options for spreading the word about family history and genealogy. I get the most feedback on Facebook, and hardly any on the other sites. But that’s ok. I post anyway. 🙂 Continue reading