Archive for ' Evacuation'

Evacuating the big guys — horses and other large livestock Posted:June 28, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Evacuating the big guys — horses and other large livestock

Guest post by Laura McLain Madsen, DVM If you’ve watched the footage of the recent wildfires near Colorado Springs, you may have seen photos or video of people evacuating horses from the fires, and of horses [...]

When is it time to get out of Dodge? Experts have their say, Part 4 Posted:June 24, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

When is it time to get out of Dodge? Experts have their say, Part 4

This is Part 4 of a 4-part series in which experts from all parts of the country and areas of expertise weigh in on the big question, “When do I know it’s time to get out [...]

When is it time to get out of Dodge? More expert advice, Part 3 Posted:June 21, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

When is it time to get out of Dodge? More expert advice, Part 3

Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2. The series continues with these experts answering the question, “When is it time to get out of Dodge?” From Todd Sepulveda of Prepper Website and Ed That [...]

When is it time to get out of Dodge? The experts weigh in, Part 2 Posted:June 17, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

When is it time to get out of Dodge? The experts weigh in, Part 2

When to get out of Dodge (GOOD) is the question a lot of survival minded people ask themselves. Sometimes, in the case of massive flooding or earthquake damage, the answer is obvious: get out now! But [...]

Packing your pet’s evacuation kit Posted:June 15, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Packing your pet’s evacuation kit

Guest post by Laura McLain Madsen, DVM Click here for a downloadable checklist. Do you own one (or more) of the 69 million pet dogs and 74 million pet cats in America? Or the 8 million [...]

How will you know when the balloon goes up? Advice from survival experts, Part 1 Posted:June 08, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

How will you know when the balloon goes up? Advice from survival experts, Part 1

A few weeks ago I had the oddest dream. In this dream, I was at home when my husband walked in the door from work and said, “The balloon’s gone up.” Immediately, my kids and I [...]

Ask the Survival Mom: Missing lists, dealing with relatives expecting a handout, and staying put instead of bugging out Posted:February 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Ask the Survival Mom: Missing lists, dealing with relatives expecting a handout, and staying put instead of bugging out

From Denise: Hi Lisa. I was told about you by a Momma who had just had her baby at the hospital that I work in. I am excited to learn more and grow from your site. [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: What to grab as you rush out the door Posted:February 20, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: What to grab as you rush out the door

This tip was submitted by Julie in last year’s list contest. Thanks, Julie! Some of my favorite and most precious treasures are not things I want to permanently store in a Bug Out Bag or evacuation [...]

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 [...]