Archive for ' Preparedness'

Railroad Safety Tips: Train Your Brain! Posted:October 10, 2014 By:Liz Long

Railroad Safety Tips: Train Your Brain!

Train safety was hardly on my radar several weeks ago when I encountered a traffic jam in my small city that had residents complaining on local forums and looking for routes out of the mess. Seems [...]

Avoiding Tunnel Vision As a Prepper Posted:October 09, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Avoiding Tunnel Vision As a Prepper

Click here to pin this to your boards. This is a problem that afflicts both new and experienced preppers.  There are so many different categories of needs with prepping, such as food, water, shelter, and self-defense, [...]

Are you prepared to be stuck in your car? Posted:October 08, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

Are you prepared to be stuck in your car?

Could your family survive being stuck in your car for hours on end? Go sit in your car and picture it – your whole family in the car and it’s been four hours since you have [...]

Get YOUR copy of Survival Mom ebook for just $1.99! Posted:October 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Get YOUR copy of Survival Mom ebook for just $1.99!

Pin this to share with your friends on Pinterest! When my Facebook page reached 100,000 Likes a few days ago, I contacted my publisher, Harper Collins, to find out if they could lower the ebook price [...]

20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up Posted:October 07, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

20 Slightly Unusual Items for Stocking Up

Everyone is slightly different in the things they need and we all find different unusual, cool things to include in our preps. Rather than having one person create a list of their favorite unusual items, this [...]

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction Posted:October 05, 2014 By:Jim Acosta

Disaster Help From the Federal Government (FEMA): Truth vs. Fiction

When you hear or read “FEMA” (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), what is your reaction? Other than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), FEMA is the one Federal agency that tends to evoke reactions ranging from hope [...]

If You Just Moved Here: 10 Realities After a Major Flooding Event Posted:October 04, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

If You Just Moved Here: 10 Realities After a Major Flooding Event

So a hurricane has hit your town or a major flooding event. Your family survived the disaster and it’s time to go back into your community and rebuild your lives. Here’s some of the realities that [...]

Stomach “Bugs”: An Herbal Back-Up Plan Posted:September 30, 2014 By:Agatha Noveille

Stomach “Bugs”: An Herbal Back-Up Plan

These tips may come in handy someday soon! Click here to pin! So perhaps it’s that time of year, and stomach “bugs” are starting to make the rounds at school and work. Or, perhaps you’ve had [...]

5 Steps in Packing an Emergency Kit with Flying Circle Bags Posted:September 29, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

5 Steps in Packing an Emergency Kit with Flying Circle Bags

Pin this how-to for later. Click here. Coming up with a list of items for packing an emergency kit is the easy part. Books, websites, blogs, and YouTube videos abound with that information. My own lists [...]

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 [...]