Learn About Your Legacy of Love

Michelle adores teaching people of all ages how to save their Legacies of Love—their beliefs, values, life lessons, and life stories—for all generations of their families.

Connect with each other

Members of the audience frequently share their own stories. Group members learn more about each other and begin to foster deeper connections before the presentation is even over.

Have some fun!

Michelle has presented to women's organizations, genealogy groups, church organizations, library patrons, writing groups, and even fourth graders. If the members of your organization wants to learn, be entertained, and have some fun, book Michelle as your speaker for your next event!


Legacy of Love

Discover How to Empower All Generations of Your Family One Story at a Time

Do you regret losing your parents or grandparents before you truly knew them? Do you wish that your children and grandchildren could understand how you became the person you are today? Would you like to connect more fully with your children and grandchildren? In this presentation, we will show you

* Why your legacy is more than the money you leave your loved ones

* What you should include in your (or your loved one's) Legacy of Love

* How your stories can empower all generations of your family.


Duration: 20-30 mins standard. We can adjust to your meeting schedule.

Price: Complimentary (Honorarium is appreciated.)

Your Treasured Possessions

Who Cares about Your Family's Special Heirlooms?

Do you or your loved one have a lot of “stuff”?

If you’re overwhelmed by the number of sentimental items coming your way or if you are afraid that no one else cares about your family’s heirlooms, please join us for an interactive storytelling workshop.

Learn to curate the stories of your special belongings and celebrate your life so all generations of your family know they belong, have been heard, and will be remembered. Bring a friend, an heirloom, and a story—let’s have some fun sharing our stories of “stuff”!


Duration: 90 mins standard. We present during the first half of the session and lead an interactive storytelling workshop during the second half of the session. We can adjust to your meeting schedule.

Price: Complimentary  (Honorarium is appreciated.)

Writing Mini-Workshop

Jumpstart Your Legacy of Love Writing Mini-Workshop

Do you hear the word legacy everywhere these days? What does legacy mean to you? Do you think you need to be rich and famous to leave a legacy for your children and grandchildren? It’s time to dispel the myths.

Your life matters, and leaving your mark on the world is a gift for all willing to receive it. Join us for this workshop to learn how to empower and cherish all generations of your family with your unique Legacy of Love. Bring a friend, a story, and let’s start writing!


Duration: 120 mins

Price (One session): $35 per person, minimum 4 participants

Frequently Asked Questions

What Our Audience Members Say . . .

If you missed today's meeting you missed a really good time. Michelle Beckman presented on family heirlooms: what they are and how to preserve their stories. She had many good examples and had invited attendees to bring their own cherished objects. We laughed, we cried… We enjoyed a touching and enriching morning.

Denise Picard Lindgren, Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. Merrimack Valley Chapter

You had one of the best talks I have heard yet! Thank you Michelle for taking us back to our sensitivities once again. May we all remember how vulnerable we really are.

Lisa Wright, Bookswright Advisors and presentation attendee

Michelle, Thank you so much for sharing your story! I was so moved and really wish that I could have captured the stories of all of my grandparents before they passed! Having said that, I know it's not too late to catch the stories of my parents and aunts and uncles! You are beyond amazing!!

Melissa Burgio, Soul Focus holistic practitioner and presentation attendee

Michelle did a great job sharing her family stories and enticing us to remember and tell our family stories. Thank you, Michelle.

June Butka, Workshop Attendee

Michelle’s program was interactive, informative, and inspiring. She came with samples of her work and lots of tips for how to get started in recording your anecdotes.

- Meg Moran, Community & Communications Church Board Member

The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals’ New England Chapter (NAPO-NE) was thrilled to have Michelle as a featured speaker. Michelle provides a unique service helping individuals and families share and preserve their stories. As Professional Organizers, we often hear the stories of people’s ‘stuff’. Michelle offered valuable guidelines to help our clients share their stories while keeping the organizing process on track.

Nancy Patsios, Owner, everyday Organizing; Director, Professional Development NAPO-NE

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