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Celebrate Cousinship: Cousin Quotes, Poems, and Fun Ideas for Honoring Cousins

Celebrate your cousins with these cousin quotes, funny sayings, and poems. Remember, National Cousins Day is on July 24th, and we've included some fun ideas for celebrating cousin's day, too!! Reach out to your family...

Double the Family Fun: What is a Double Cousin?

Double-fun arises when siblings marry another set of siblings. This special connection between two families produces a special set of cousins -- the double cousin. What is a Double Cousin, a Half Cousin, and a...

How Much DNA Do Family Members Share? (With Cousin Relationship Chart)

How much DNA do you share with your blood relatives?  Want to know HOW you are related to your cousin?  Here's some data about genetic sharing among family members, including a cousin chart to...

Can You Marry Your Cousin? It Depends.

In some world regions and historical times, cousin marriages were approved and expected; in other parts of the world, it is considered incest and taboo. Here is a summary of the religious, legal, and...

Simple Family Relationship Chart for Naming Kinfolk

Family trees can be frustrating. Check out our easy-to-follow Family Relationship Chart, and you'll understand all your kinfolk and cousin relationships (and even those darling Grand Aunts), without the need for a complicated Table of Consanguinity!...

What is a Second Cousin, Anyway?

Hey cousin?!? Cousin relationships can be confusing, particularly when you move across a complicated family tree. So what is a second cousin anyway?  Check out our family tree chart to find out! All cousins --...

What Do I Call My Cousin’s Child?

Children of your cousin are actually called your first cousins once removed.  But your cousin's child would be a second cousin to your own children. So, What do you call your Cousins' Daughter, or your...
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What Relation is My Mother’s Cousin to Me?

Confused about cousins? Cousin relationships depend on how many generations apart, and who shares which grandparents.  Here's some tips to figure out what to call them! What do you call your mother's (or father's) cousin? Your mother's cousin...
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What Relationship is Your Cousin’s Child?

Children of your cousin are actually called your "first cousins once removed." So if you're wondering what relationship your cousin's child is to you, that's it -- your first cousin once-removed! Your cousin's child is...

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