House History and Genealogy
The Importance of Teaching Our Children History
When children learn about their family history, they not only develop high self-esteem and a feeling of worth, but they are able to better handle stress. Since family stories help children understand who they are and where they came from, they are able to form a sense of identity while gaining a greater understanding of the past. It is this learning of the past that allows present and future generations to live their lives with confidence and a sense of appreciation for our ancestors.
Family stories provide us with a sense of belonging and have a direct impact on the way we hold ourselves. Shared stories over generations play an important role in shaping our view of the…