Archive for ' Be Prepared'

4 Children’s Organizations that Introduce Survival Basics Posted:September 29, 2014 By:Brandy Schau Dibert

4 Children’s Organizations that Introduce Survival Basics

Along with the back to school season comes the gamut of fall sports, organized youth activities and club sign-ups. Summer vacations, lazy days at the pool and barbecues are replaced with Crockpot meals, homework, and the [...]

Fast, Free Survival Mom Maintenance Posted:September 28, 2014 By:Kris

Fast, Free Survival Mom Maintenance

 Pin this —> Taking care of the mom who takes care of everyone else! The most important thing you can do for your children? Take care of their mother! You’ve heard that if the momma isn’t [...]

A Life Skills Test For Kids: Does Your Child Pass? Posted:September 27, 2014 By:Jamie S.

A Life Skills Test For Kids: Does Your Child Pass?

With kids back in school their focus is often on passing their math final, or English test – but what about a test for everyday life skills? In the past, Home Economic classes where the norm, but [...]

Common-Sense Strategies for Teaching Gun Safety: A Gun is No Big Deal Posted:September 25, 2014 By:Liz Long

Common-Sense Strategies for Teaching Gun Safety: A Gun is No Big Deal

I don’t know if the anti-gun trend is still fashionable or not, but when I was raising my young children, it certainly was. I decided that my two year-old son would not be playing with a [...]

“Outage” by Ellisa Barr: Book Review Posted:September 24, 2014 By:Robert Camp

“Outage” by Ellisa Barr: Book Review

As you turn the opening pages of Outage, the parents of 15 year old Dee, our self-absorbed and somewhat reluctant teenage heroine from the city, are leaving her with her grandfather. He runs a veterinary service [...]

House Hunting for Preppers Posted:September 23, 2014 By:Amy Van Riper

House Hunting for Preppers

Moving from one home to another can be both stressful and exciting. My family just moved from Northern Alabama to Central Florida in August. We made a list of “must haves” to give to our realtor… [...]

My Story: Lessons we learned from hurricane evacuations Posted:September 22, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

My Story: Lessons we learned from hurricane evacuations

  These evacuations tips are excellent, even if you don’t live in hurricane country. Pin this for later! On August 28. 2005, My family did something we had never even considered doing before. We evacuated for [...]

A Breast Lump Led Me to Homemade Deodorant Posted:September 21, 2014 By:Liz Long

A Breast Lump Led Me to Homemade Deodorant

Timing is everything, and I found this particular lump in my armpit the same month a friend died of breast cancer. So, I visited my doctor. One of the questions my doctor had asked was if [...]

Check Out Our Lists! Posted:September 20, 2014 By:Liz Long

Check Out Our Lists!

You’ll want to pin this for future reference! You may have noticed the “List of Lists” in the top nav for this site. 120+ is A LOT of lists to scroll through! But there is some [...]

The Star Wars Guide to Surviving Flu Season Posted:September 18, 2014 By:Andrea Urban

The Star Wars Guide to Surviving Flu Season

Pin this so you’ll have easy access to these great tips! It happens each and every year.  No, it’s not your birthday. Well that happens too, but that’s not the topic. It’s that oh-so-rude life interruption [...]