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Free Memory Jar Questions

The complete Memory Jar Questions for Mother's Day (or any day you choose).


Print the questions and cut them into individual strips, fold them up, attach a sweet (if that is your plan) and pop them in the jar. 

Now you have to get Mum to write or record the answers. Grandchildren are good at this task and few can resist their persistence.

Free Personal History Checklist

A quick guide to starting a personal history. Essential questions for you to consider.

Answer the relevant questions and you have the framework of your life story. It's easy to do and you will stir up long forgotten memories.


The story of your life, told in your own words, adds the buds, flowers and leaves to your family tree. Trees look great in summer.

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