Wasting food leads to squandered resources, financial waste, and decreased self-reliance Embracing mindful consumption, practical strategies like meal planning and storage, and creative use of leftovers can save money, reduce waste, and ensure a more sustainable food supply for you and your family.
A difficult future is going to be made easier if family bonds are tight and the love is strong. There’s nothing quite like traditions and holidays to establish and reinforce those bonds, and tight times shouldn’t mean the end of these celebrations. Survival Moms are creative enough to overcome anything!
When most people lose their jobs, they experience panic and worry. There are bills to pay, a mortgage to maintain, perhaps children to support through college, or car payments to make. How will they survive without their employment? Frantically they update their résumé and commence the often-disheartening round of answering want ads or blasting out their credentials on the internet, begging someone – anyone – to employ them. But there are alternate ways.
Most experts go into great detail explaining why hyperinflation may be on its way. Indeed, there is plenty of blame to spread around. However, as a mom, my primary concern is how to prepare for this nightmare if, indeed, it becomes a reality. Here are some common-sense steps that will help you and your family be in a more stable position.
***Updated to include podcast interview with The Survival Mom***
It was the best of times. It was the very worst of times. America’s Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of starvation and subsistence survival for many families. Yet decades later, many survivors of those years hold on to the survival lessons they learned, from hoarding pieces of aluminum foil to eating lettuce leaves with a sprinkle of sugar.