Rasika Welankiwar is a writer and editor with an interest in relationships, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, and humor. Her work has appeared in Harvard Business Review and New England Runner and on HBR.org and TVGuide.com. She also writes a marriage column for WTFIsUpWithMyLoveLife.com. Follow her on Twitter @rwelankiwar.
A unique history is what distinguishes one family from another, and knowing a family’s distinct set of stories is what binds the group together. While social media connects the larger society, genealogical work is what connects us to our own small group.