Personal Documents

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As paperless as we try to be, it still takes a lot of paper to be a human in this world - and for that matter a pet as well (don't worry - I won't forget our furry, scaly, feathery and all other skinned pet friends). 

Typical Documents for Each Person

In the Facts of Life Course, I'll guide you through identifying what information you need for each important person (and animal) in your life - whether that's your immediate family, someone for whom you have caregiving responsibilities, or another person. For each of those individuals, you'll want to gather their important documents. Here is a list of some of the things Facts of Life Course participants gather for each individual:

Please know that this is in no way an exhaustive list so I hope you’ll add comments with other documents that you include in your book.

Typical Documents for Pets

My dog Kona is a full-fledged member of the family and so I treat him as an equal in my Facts of Life Book. Here are a few things you might include for the important pets in your life:


In the Facts of Life Course and Community, you'll gain access to carefully curated and evaluated resources including web sites, tools, books, and more to help you gain more knowledge and information in areas that might be particularly important to you. Here on the website, I share just a few of my favorites for each major topic.