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Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores Posted:March 10, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores

Dollar stores can be very useful when looking for items for emergency kits and overall preparedness. I’ve scoured the aisles of various dollar stores and left with everything from office supplies to canned foods. Once I [...]

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track Posted:March 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track

If you are on the 52 Week Savings Plan, then you are likely looking for super savings on just about everything you buy! The month of March brings with it opportunities to save on all kinds [...]

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 [...]

Family travel is inevitable. Accompanying chaos and needless expense is not. Posted:February 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Family travel is inevitable. Accompanying chaos and needless expense is not.

Whether you and the family are traveling to visit relatives, day-tripping to the beach, or going on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation, traveling together can have its ups and downs. My own family has traveled more than 15,000 [...]

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 [...]

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited Posted:February 10, 2014 By:Brenda

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited

Last year in January I posted this article on a 52 week savings plan. I want to encourage all of you to try it again this year! Even though it’s the second week of February, don’t [...]

Enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card from Kinsights and The Survival Mom! Posted:January 27, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card from Kinsights and The Survival Mom!

I’m excited to announce that The Survival Mom blog has partnered with Kinsights to bring you an opportunity to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card! Kinsights is a social network made just for parents — and [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Audiobooks subscription & ProjectTreasure Posted:December 07, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Audiobooks subscription & ProjectTreasure

This giveaway has now closed and the winners notified by email. Dori won the ProjectTreasure prize and Michelle and B won the Audiobooks subscriptions. Visit this site often for more great giveaways and informative articles. Today’s [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Gifts for the pampered Survival Mom! Release your inner diva! Posted:December 06, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 8, Gifts for the pampered Survival Mom! Release your inner diva!

This giveaway has ended and the winners have been notified by email. The winners of the earrings are: Edith, Shawna, Angie, Margaret, and Mcrammer. Samantha won the necklace and Billie, the canning gloves. Visit this site [...]

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 6, Niice hoodie and AVON purse & wallet set Posted:December 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Day 6, Niice hoodie and AVON purse & wallet set

This giveaway has ended and the winners have been notified by email. They are  Barbara (hoodie) and Sandy (tote and wallet). Visit this site often for more fun giveaways and great articles. Some gifts you just [...]