I get asked a lot... what does "removed" mean? How do you know your exact relationship to someone in your family? Here's a handy 8-generation Genealogy Relationship Chart. Start with your common ancestor and move through the chart to figure out your relationship.
Golden Rules of Genealogy - I came across this neat graphic on the Got Genealogy? FB page. A simple summary of some “Golden Rules of Genealogy.” on the National Genealogical Society blog. Editor’s Note: the graphic contains a statement “You have our permission to use/publish these Golden Rules as much as you like. Just give us credit for them, okay?” GotGenealogy.com