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The Survival Mom Radio Network Signs Off Posted:November 20, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The Survival Mom Radio Network Signs Off

Two years ago a friendly acquaintance on Facebook said to me, “Lisa, why don’t you create your own podcast network?” I had been tossing around some ideas with him about setting up my own podcast and, [...]

The Living Off the Land Fallacy Posted:November 20, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

The Living Off the Land Fallacy

A common plan tossed around by survivalists and preppers is this idea that in the event of martial law or some other crisis, they are going to head off to the hills, presumably for weeks or [...]

“I’m a Survival Girl” contest! Posted:November 18, 2014 By:Liz Long

“I’m a Survival Girl” contest!

Attention girls, ages 8-12! Show off your Survival Girl skills and knowledge in this fun contest! We’d love to hear all about what you have done to become better prepared for everyday emergencies. Have you learned [...]

Here’s a honey of a post! 17 things you probably didn’t know about honey, but should! Posted:November 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Here’s a honey of a post! 17 things you probably didn’t know about honey, but should!

Not all honey is created equal. Or, more accurately, not all honey on the grocery store shelves is equal. Some international honey has been treated and no longer has the health benefits discussed here. If you [...]

32 Mental and Urban Survival Skills for Kids Posted:November 17, 2014 By:Liz Long

32 Mental and Urban Survival Skills for Kids

Kids come in all ages, abilities, and levels of emotional and mental maturity. As you read this list, keep in mind that not all skills are appropriate for younger kids, in particular. Although these are listed [...]

My Opinion: Cell Phones Have Made Us Soft and Have Affected Our Ability to Survive Posted:November 16, 2014 By:Robert Camp

My Opinion: Cell Phones Have Made Us Soft and Have Affected Our Ability to Survive

Technophilia: “a strong enthusiasm for technology, especially new technologies such as personal computers, the Internet, mobile phones.” Caution! The following story is true. Names have been changed or omitted to prevent embarrassment of the woefully [...]

Using Water Heater Water in an Emergency Posted:November 14, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Using Water Heater Water in an Emergency

We preppers talk a lot about water storage.  Water is critical to survival and really you can’t have too much of it stored.  However, in the event of a true crisis, on top of the cases [...]

I Survived … Did you? Posted:November 13, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

I Survived … Did you?

It’s time to share our best survival experience tips. I’ve got several I’ll share. At first, I didn’t think I would have that much to share, but as I look back over my military brat and wife [...]

Understanding Chemical Symbols Posted:November 11, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Understanding Chemical Symbols

When you are handling any sort of chemical, it is important to know the risks associated with it. Fortunately, over the years a sort of shorthand has been developed to communicate this information to you in [...]

32 Wilderness Survival Skills for Kids Posted:November 10, 2014 By:Liz Long

32 Wilderness Survival Skills for Kids

Our very popular list, 32 Survival Skills Your Child Should Know and Be Able To Do ASAP, has been well received but we noticed there were important skills and pieces of knowledge that were missing. So, [...]