Daily Archive: April 6, 2020

Resources for Parents Coping with Change and Loss 0

Resources for Parents: Coping with Change & Loss

There is the assumption that loss and grief mainly go hand and hand with death. But loss can have many different faces and we are allowed to grieve changes to our every day life. The loss of routines, loss of jobs, loss of socialization is affecting us all at this time. Sheltering in place is the right thing for everyone at this time, but it is a big change for most of us. Children who attended school are feeling their routines being upended and it may cause them to feel more emotional. Parents, there are lots of resources out there for you and your children during this trying time! This page linked below talks about grief in many different forms and offers ideas of how to deal with it. HelpGuide is a nonprofit mental health and wellness website. Their mission is to provide empowering, evidence-based information that you can use...

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Exploring Family History with Nancy: Virtual Collections

Genealogists want to physically visit libraries and other institutions to find their ancestors, but did you know that you can visit many of these places virtually through their digital collections? These resources may contain a wide variety of materials you can use to find your ancestors or supplement your family history with some local history. You may find books, maps, documents, photographs, and artifacts, just to name a few. These collections are available on state, public, academic, and special library web sites as well as historical and genealogical society sites. One good way to locate a digital library or collection is to Google search terms such as the state and/or locality and either “digital library” or “digital collections”. The first photo shows search results relating to Nebraska. We can see results from academic, public, and state libraries in just this short list. If we look at the digital collections of...