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Getting found when you’re lost: 4 low-tech strategies Posted:April 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Getting found when you’re lost: 4 low-tech strategies

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. Getting lost in the wilderness can be dangerous, not to mention frightening.  Search and rescue teams are trained how to track people, of course, but you can do them a big [...]

Help Wanted! Join our team of writers Posted:April 08, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Help Wanted! Join our team of writers

It’s hard to believe, but on June 1, The Survival Mom blog will celebrate its 4th birthday! All along the way I’ve had so much help, from a great IT guy named Greg to multiple designers, [...]

Survival Mom Quote of the Week Posted:April 07, 2014 By:Brenda

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network Posted:April 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network

Last week I had the opportunity to interview 2 fascinating guests, taking a look at 2 potential worst case scenarios: a mini Ice Age and a nuclear event. David Archibald is the author of Twilight of [...]

The smartest and stupidest things I’ve done as a homeschooler Posted:April 06, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The smartest and stupidest things I’ve done as a homeschooler

This article originally appeared on the blog of my dear friend, Patrice Lewis, Rural Revolution . As the school  year winds down and amid a lot of controversy about the Common Core curriculum, many parents are [...]

Medical basics: Wound infections Posted:April 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Medical basics: Wound infections

Guest post by by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical procedures. In a survival setting, most [...]

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds Posted:April 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

As a new college graduate, I toiled for five long years in the underbelly of public education: the middle school. Although I loved my job and students, I was a mere 7 or 8 years older [...]

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY! Posted:April 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

This article sponsored by KIDS ‘N’ PETS, who thought Survival Mom readers might like to know about their nontoxic products formulated to handle just about any mess kids and pets deliver. After trying their products, I [...]

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner Posted:April 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. There are many ways to heat food during an grid-down emergency.  Most of them, though, such as gas grills, rocket stoves, and camp stoves, aren’t suitable for indoor use.  This can [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Teach Your Kids to Be Creative Posted:April 03, 2014 By:Brenda

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Teach Your Kids to Be Creative

Whether they need to keep occupied during a long power outage or survive in the woods for days, creativity is one of the most helpful resources your children can have. They may not be experts on [...]