ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Posted On: February 14, 2013
ACTION STEP: Get thee to the dollar store!

Sometimes I forget how handy the dollar store can be when I want to stock up Read More

How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Posted On: December 05, 2012
How Basic Can You Get? List #6

Are you ready for more? Did you work your way through Lists 1-5? This next list should keep Read More


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Getting found when you’re lost: 4 low-tech strategies

April 11, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Getting found when you’re lost: 4 low-tech strategies

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. Getting lost in the wilderness can be dangerous, not to mention frightening.  Search and rescue teams are trained how to track people, of course, but you can do them a big favor by carrying with Read More

Help Wanted! Join our team of writers

April 08, 2014 Posted 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, an intern, and an Read More

Survival Mom Quote of the Week

April 07, 2014 Posted by:Brenda
Survival Mom Quote of the Week

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Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network

April 07, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Last week’s Greatest Hits on The Survival Mom Radio Network

Last week I had the opportunity to interview 2 fascinating guests, taking a look at 2 potential worst case scenarios: a mini Ice Age and a nuclear event. David Archibald is the author of Twilight of Abundance and has a Read More

The smartest and stupidest things I’ve done as a homeschooler

April 06, 2014 Posted 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 wondering if homeschooling is Read More

Medical basics: Wound infections

April 05, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
Medical basics: Wound infections

Guest post by by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical procedures. In a survival setting, most wounds will be contaminated Read More

How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

April 05, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
How to be as scary as hell in less than 5 seconds

As a new college graduate, I toiled for five long years in the underbelly of public education: the middle school. Although I loved my job and students, I was a mere 7 or 8 years older than some of my Read More

Review: KIDS ‘N’ PETS Stain & Odor Remover & GIVEAWAY!

April 04, 2014 Posted 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 agreed. Picture this. You Read More

DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

April 04, 2014 Posted by:The Survival Mom
DIY Survival: Make a Buddy Burner

By contributing writer, Jim Cobb. There are many ways to heat food during an grid-down emergency.  Most of them, though, such as gas grills, rocket stoves, and camp stoves, aren’t suitable for indoor use.  This can be a problem given Read More

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 survival, but they’ll be Read More

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