Archive for ' Kids'

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child Posted:February 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child

“The kids are playing doctor!” More than one horrified mom has made that statement over the many, many decades that curious kids have been re-enacting their exams at the pediatrician’s office. “I’ll be the doctor and [...]

Are your kids equipped to handle these 7 scary scenarios? Posted:May 29, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Are your kids equipped to handle these 7 scary scenarios?

In Episode  8 of my show, “The Survival Mom Radio Hour“, I ask the question, “Do your kids know what to do in a scary, violent scenario?” Be sure to listen to the show for more [...]

Instant Survival Tip: When to camo and when NOT to camo Posted:May 28, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Instant Survival Tip: When to camo and when NOT to camo

A few years back I was teaching classes for kids at the local Cabela’s, “Wilderness Survival for Kids”. I really enjoyed developing the class and knew that the information and activities could be life-saving. One strategy [...]

February Survival Mom of the Month: MilkweedMama! Posted:February 09, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

February Survival Mom of the Month: MilkweedMama!

The winner of the Survival Mom of the Month (February) is Faith, aka MilkweedMama.  Faith has an inspiring story to share as well as some fantastic advice!  Faith wins a copy of Survival Mom, a $25 Amazon [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Prepare your kids for disasters away from home Posted:January 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Prepare your kids for disasters away from home

My daughter loves living in Phoenix because there are virtually no natural disasters that threaten us and other than extreme heat and occasional thunderstorms, the weather is pretty cooperative, too. However, in our travels around the [...]

5 Things to stock up on that will help keep your kids feeling secure Posted:November 29, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

5 Things to stock up on that will help keep your kids feeling secure

This list was submitted by reader, Kimberley. As a “Survival Mom” I think of my children first. Keeping them safe and fed in a terrible situation is most important. However, the following are 5 things in [...]

Tales told by Gracie, age 6: The Kids’ Bug Out Bag Interview Posted:October 24, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Tales told by Gracie, age 6: The Kids’ Bug Out Bag Interview

Guest post by Jen Tucker, who blogs at Survival for Blondes. This week, Survival for Blondes’ Jen Tucker had a conversation with her daughter, the effervescent Gracie, about Bug Out Bags while Gracie got ready for [...]