Archive for ' At Home'

House Hunting for Preppers Posted:September 23, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

House Hunting for Preppers

Moving from one home to another can be both stressful and exciting. My family just moved from Northern Alabama to Central Florida in August. We made a list of “must haves” to give to our realtor… [...]

A Breast Lump Led Me to Homemade Deodorant Posted:September 21, 2014 By:Liz Long

A Breast Lump Led Me to Homemade Deodorant

Timing is everything, and I found this particular lump in my armpit the same month a friend died of breast cancer. So, I visited my doctor. One of the questions my doctor had asked was if [...]

Discounts! Discounts! Discounts! (For September 2014) Posted:September 10, 2014 By:Liz Long

Discounts! Discounts! Discounts! (For September 2014)

Sometimes, companies offer discounts to readers of The Survival Mom. Right now, we have several from the very generous sponsors of our big giveaways this month. These include discounts on all the bags available from Flying [...]

Where are my children?  3 questions to ask about your school’s safety plan Posted:September 09, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Where are my children? 3 questions to ask about your school’s safety plan

Disasters can happen anytime, including when your children are at school. Do you know exactly where they will be if it strikes? 1. Where is my child in the building? Ask your children or their teachers [...]

REVIEW: ESSIO Aromatherapy Shower Posted:September 07, 2014 By:Liz Long

REVIEW: ESSIO Aromatherapy Shower

I have become a big fan of essential oils over the last few years, so I was curious when I had the chance to review the ESSIO Aromatherapy Shower kit. The kit includes a plastic arm [...]

You CAN Make a School-Friendly First Aid Kit Posted:September 05, 2014 By:Liz Long

You CAN Make a School-Friendly First Aid Kit

We’ve all seen the First Aid kits you can buy at the store. Many of us have made our own. But does your child have one they can take to school without getting in trouble? My [...]

Parents Doubt U.S. Is Ready to Protect Kids from Disaster, Yet Are Doing Little to Prepare, Poll Shows Posted:September 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Parents Doubt U.S. Is Ready to Protect Kids from Disaster, Yet Are Doing Little to Prepare, Poll Shows

NOTE: I received this press release and thought the information was timely and a little alarming. It takes so little effort to put emergency plans in place. I hope you’ll set aside some time this week [...]

Simple Tips to Help Kids Stay Cool in Back-to-School Weather Posted:September 02, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Simple Tips to Help Kids Stay Cool in Back-to-School Weather

You’ll want to pin this one! Click here or on the image to pin it to your Pinterest boards! It’s hot out there and kids from coast to coast are going back to school. As a [...]

End of Summer and Back to School Essential Oils Tips for Kids and Moms Posted:September 02, 2014 By:Tammy Trayer

End of Summer and Back to School Essential Oils Tips for Kids and Moms

Disclaimer: Before we get started, I need to provide you with a legal disclaimer on these essential oil tips: Please do not discontinue prescriptions or a medical professionals advice who is treating you without consulting with [...]

Prepping on the Sly Posted:September 01, 2014 By:Kris

Prepping on the Sly

Two years ago, my husband thought I was nuts to imagine a life without electricity, gas, or grocery stores. He didn’t want to discuss it, much less have hand tools and tactical gear cluttering up every [...]