Archive for ' Disasters'

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

Got the earthquake jitters? This list of 23 tips will help you prepare and survive Posted:March 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Got the earthquake jitters? This list of 23 tips will help you prepare and survive

Was yesterday’s quake near Los Angeles a one-time-only incident or could it be a foreshock to something much bigger? Either way, use this list to prepare, and download this Red Cross app for all kinds of [...]

Tips for donating the most helpful items in a disaster Posted:February 27, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Tips for donating the most helpful items in a disaster

From Facebook reader, Prepper Mark. Join the Facebook discussion of this article here. I worked in a disaster relief shelter for several days after the May 3rd, 1999 tornado in Oklahoma, and here’s my advice, for [...]

Getting home during a natural disaster: Being prepared for Colorado’s floods and more Posted:September 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Getting home during a natural disaster: Being prepared for Colorado’s floods and more

I live & work in north-central Colorado and the recent disastrous (and ongoing) flooding caused me to take a different look at my preparations for getting home in any situation. My vehicle is kept in good [...]

How the Calgary floods took nearly everything this millionaire had and left him with only his most important assets Posted:June 22, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

How the Calgary floods took nearly everything this millionaire had and left him with only his most important assets

One of my husband’s very favorite customers is a wealthy gentleman from Canada. This fellow has an impressive collection of custom designed and hand-made motorcycles. Heck, he designed them himself. Mr. Motorcycle. He has two other [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Help rescuers find you after a tornado Posted:June 10, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Help rescuers find you after a tornado

What a tornado season it’s been so far, and not in a good way. The United States gets more tornadoes every year than any other country and for sure, we have the wreckage to show for [...]

Hardened Security: They Can’t Get In – But Can You Get Out? Posted:May 31, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Hardened Security: They Can’t Get In – But Can You Get Out?

Guest Post by Thomas Bryant It is imperative to harden the security of your home or business. We all want to keep the bad guys away from our families and our stuff – But, you should [...]

For basic emergency preparedness, Ready.gov is a great resource Posted:May 30, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

For basic emergency preparedness, Ready.gov is a great resource

For those of us who have been writing about preparing for everyday emergencies and worst case scenarios, it’s easy to overlook Ready.gov, but this online resource has been around long enough to have amassed a great [...]

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 [...]

Home Protection: Fire Safety Posted:February 07, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Home Protection: Fire Safety

Guest post by Thomas Bryant, a licensed Fire Protection professional, who blogs at Cube 2 Farm Protecting and defending your home has much more to do with your family than your possessions. The lives inside your home [...]