Archive for ' Family'

Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests Posted:April 13, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Try it Today! Diatomaceous earth for controlling pests

Well, it’s Sunday again, and chances are you have a bit of free time on your hands. Why not learn about food-grade diatomaceous earth and head over to the local garden center or shop online at [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit Posted:April 02, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

A Single Survival Mom’s Essential Tool Kit

Guest post by Kris A.  My imagined scenarios for potential problems have always had one assumption in common: my husband would be right beside me sharing the workload.  But last year he fell off a roof [...]

Special needs preppers: Single Moms Posted:March 17, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Special needs preppers: Single Moms

In the world of preparedness, most all information is aimed for an audience that includes a network of supportive family members, a spouse in particular. All of the tasks are daunting and the future scenarios gloomy [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Everyday Carry for Kids Posted:March 15, 2014 By:Brenda

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Everyday Carry for Kids

Many of us have long lists of EDC items that never leave our sides, but what about our kids? Would they be ready for an emergency at school or even a friend’s house? Here are some [...]

This Pet First Aid app could become man’s next best friend Posted:March 12, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

This Pet First Aid app could become man’s next best friend

American Red Cross has long been a great resource when it comes to providing education and assistance in disasters. I knew about their First Aid and CPR classes but just discovered their Pet First Aid class [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: 7 Things Your Child Should Have in His Bedside Table Posted:February 21, 2014 By:Brenda

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: 7 Things Your Child Should Have in His Bedside Table

It’s important that your kids are familiar with the basic concepts of survival and emergency preparedness. For any emergency situation, whether it’s a middle of the night asthma attack or an unexpected evacuation, your child should [...]