Second cousins, once removed, etc explained! With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they're related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide.
Remembering what my mom’s cousin’s children are in relation to me is always a tricky one for me. Using this chart, I can see that they are my second cousins. And their kids? My second cousins once removed. Their kids? Second cousins twice removed.