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andlt;Bandgt;What does your mother rememberandlt;BRandgt; about her first kiss?andlt;BRandgt; What's the first thing your fatherandlt;BRandgt; tells himself every morning?andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; By the time we are adults, it is all too easy to look at our parents and grandparents as though their lives have been miles removed from our own, causing a communication and generation gap seemingly impossible to bridge. But the older we get, the more we understand the importance of connecting with our elders before they're gone. There is no better way to do this than to talk to them like you never have before and create a record of their lives to share with the next generation. andlt;BRandgt; Showcasing over 200 questions that are sure to help you know your loved ones better than you ever dreamed, andlt;Iandgt;Touching Tomorrowandlt;/Iandgt; contains everything you need to record your family's most valuable asset: their wisdom, humor, and love. andlt;BRandgt; With tips on preparing both yourself and your elders for the technical and emotional process, helpful hints on coaxing shy or reluctant family members to participate, and heartwarming real life stories from people who have already preserved their elders' memories on tape, this is an invaluable guide to creating a precious family heirloom — one that will truly touch tomorrow.

Synopsis:

What does your mother remember

about her first kiss?

What's the first thing your father

tells himself every morning?

By the time we are adults, it is all too easy to look at our parents and grandparents as though their lives have been miles removed from our own, causing a communication and generation gap seemingly impossible to bridge. But the older we get, the more we understand the importance of connecting with our elders before they're gone. There is no better way to do this than to talk to them like you never have before and create a record of their lives to share with the next generation.

Showcasing over 200 questions that are sure to help you know your loved ones better than you ever dreamed, Touching Tomorrow contains everything you need to record your family's most valuable asset: their wisdom, humor, and love.

With tips on preparing both yourself and your elders for the technical and emotional process, helpful hints on coaxing shy or reluctant family members to participate, and heartwarming real life stories from people who have already preserved their elders' memories on tape, this is an invaluable guide to creating a precious family heirloom — one that will truly touch tomorrow.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Mary LoVerde,andlt;/Bandgt; who spreads her message of life balance through connection as a professional speaker, is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Stop Screaming at the Microwave!andlt;/Iandgt; She lives with her husband and three children in Colorado.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

INTRODUCTION

Touching Tomorrow: Moving the Legacy Forward

PART ONE

Overcoming Resistance

PART TWO

Telling the Tales and Capturing the Wisdom

PART THREE

Recording the Journey

PART FOUR

Recalling a Life

PART FIVE

Making It Uniquely Your Own

PART SIX

Creating a Living Link

Epilogue

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684873800
Author:
LoVerde, Mary
Publisher:
Fireside Books
Author:
LoVerde, Mary
Author:
Mary LoVerde
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Interviewing
Subject:
Oral biography
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Family Relationships
Subject:
Technology-Television & Video
Subject:
Family & Relationships : General
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Television & Video
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
1274-S
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
author photo on about the author page
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 4.13 oz

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What does your mother remember

about her first kiss?

What's the first thing your father

tells himself every morning?

By the time we are adults, it is all too easy to look at our parents and grandparents as though their lives have been miles removed from our own, causing a communication and generation gap seemingly impossible to bridge. But the older we get, the more we understand the importance of connecting with our elders before they're gone. There is no better way to do this than to talk to them like you never have before and create a record of their lives to share with the next generation.

Showcasing over 200 questions that are sure to help you know your loved ones better than you ever dreamed, Touching Tomorrow contains everything you need to record your family's most valuable asset: their wisdom, humor, and love.

With tips on preparing both yourself and your elders for the technical and emotional process, helpful hints on coaxing shy or reluctant family members to participate, and heartwarming real life stories from people who have already preserved their elders' memories on tape, this is an invaluable guide to creating a precious family heirloom — one that will truly touch tomorrow.

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