Archive for ' At Home'

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 [...]

10 Things You Can Do When the Power is Out (Besides Make Babies ;) Posted:August 30, 2014 By:Jamie S.

10 Things You Can Do When the Power is Out (Besides Make Babies ;)

There’s one thing people enjoy doing when the power is out, and if you don’t believe me just show up to the nearest hospital 9 months later. There is often about a 20% increase in babies [...]

Prepping for Back to School Posted:August 28, 2014 By:Jessica Hentze

Prepping for Back to School

  Amidst the joy of summer time swims, cold Popsicles, and sleeping in, the new school year sneaks up on us. I dread the whirlwind back to school shopping as advertisements plague the airways, and other [...]

Organizing the Bug Out Bag Posted:August 27, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Organizing the Bug Out Bag

An important consideration when assembling your bug out bag is how it should be organized. There are two elements at work here–containers and packing order. The only thing worse than just tossing everything into a sack [...]

Smart Survival Strategies for Kids: Forbidden Items at School Posted:August 24, 2014 By:Liz Long

Smart Survival Strategies for Kids: Forbidden Items at School

It may not be every parent’s very worst nightmare, but it certainly ranks up there if your kids are in public school. What if your kid has a forbidden item in school? It could be an [...]

Keeping Your Cool – When There’s No Air Conditioning. Posted:August 21, 2014 By:Helen Ruth

Keeping Your Cool – When There’s No Air Conditioning.

It was a record breaking 114 degrees in West Texas, and as luck would have it, our air conditioner broke! Pregnant, and living paycheck to paycheck, I had to find ways to cool down and QUICK! [...]

Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness Posted:August 20, 2014 By:Agatha Noveille

Five Misconceptions About Herbal Preparedness

As an herbalist and a prepper, I have noticed several common misconceptions people have about using herbs in general, but that especially apply to people interested in learning about herbs for preparedness. These misunderstandings usually come [...]

What if You’re Forced to Homeschool? Posted:August 17, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

What if You’re Forced to Homeschool?

A new school year is almost here. If your children attend school outside your home, have you ever thought about what would happen if their school was closed for an extended period of time? The most likely [...]