Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy

Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy

by Sunny Jane Morton

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Overview

Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy by Sunny Jane Morton

Capture the stories of a lifetime!

Record the stories of your life—or a loved one's—for posterity! The Story of My Life workbook makes it easy: Simply follow the prompts to preserve memories from your entire life. The book includes sections on parents, siblings, childhood, high school, career, and adulthood. There’s also space to note vital statistics about yourself and immediate family members as a genealogical record.

The workbook features:

  • Fill-in pages with thought-provoking prompts to capture key moments that define your life
  • Advice and exercises to reconstruct memories from long ago
  • Interactive pages for family and friends to share their own stories
  • Special forms for spotlighting important people, places and times
A great gift for your children to learn about their parents' lives or the jumping-off point for writing a memoir, the Story of My Life workbook will help you preserve your memories for generations to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440347146
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 08/12/2016
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 175,016
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Gathering Your Family Stories 6

Learn how to use this book and jog your memories.

Chapter 2 Statistics About Me 13

Record all of your family-history information in one place.

Chapter 3 Stories About Early Family Life 26

Come together with your parents and siblings to share your stories about life together.

Chapter 4 Stories from Childhood 49

Share special memories from your childhood, including your favorite things, your friends, your school days, and special occasions.

Chapter 5 Stories from High School 70

Reminisce about your first car, your first date, your first job, and fashions and fads that shaped your high-school experience.

Chapter 6 Stories from My Professional Life 99

Tell the tales from your working life and career path-whether you started working full time right after high school, attended college, served in the military, or worked within the home.

Chapter 7 Stories About a Family of My Own 124

Share memories of important romantic relationships, marriage, children, and the people you consider family.

Chapter 8 Reflections on My Personal Life and Values 153

Describe what interests you-hobbies, pets, clubs-and what makes you who you are, and share the beliefs that have positively shaped your life.

Chapter 9 Preserving Your Memories 173

Dive into the world of safekeeping treasured memorabilia with this chapter full of ideas and tips for saving, preserving, and sharing photos, documents, recipes, and other family keepsakes.

Chapter 10 Special Forms 180

Deepen your personal legacy with these extra forms to copy, complete, and store with other sections of this book.

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