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How Evernote Can Help Any Survival Mom Survive

My life was highly organized, neat, and tidy before I had kids. I never forgot appointments and always knew where my shoes were! Add 2 busy kids, field trips, managing a household, and suddenly my life was chaos. There’s so much to keep track of nowadays, especially for busy moms, and that’s where Evernote comes in handy. Technically, it doesn’t do anything, but rather, it’s a tool to keep your notes forever. (Ever…note. Get it?) As Evernote says, “Evernote helps you capture …

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Avoid the Fake News Trap: 9 Tips to Get Accurate Information

Many of us in the prepper world feel like the news is biased, or at best, incomplete. Lately, “fake news” has been in the headlines, reaffirming that we can’t believe what we see or hear when it comes to the news fed to us by mainstream media. One prime example happened toward the end of December, 2016, when The Washington Post reported with the sensational headline, “Russian operation hacked a Vermont utility, showing risk to electrical grid security, officials say.” …

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Using the ‘Cloud’ in Survival Situations

Every survival situation we prepare for is unique. No two house fires – or tornadoes or evacuations or hurricanes or earthquakes – are exactly the same. We should never rule out any tool to help us be prepared, since true survival depends on adaptability and versatility more than any single piece of gear. One cyber tool, called “the cloud,” lends itself well to providing vital information at a moment’s notice, anywhere, 24/7. Using the cloud in survival situations is smart and …

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13 Clever Ways to Get Non-Preppers On Board

Prepping works best when an entire community is doing it together, but this is extremely rare and not easy to achieve This is especially true when our neighbors, family, or friends aren’t at all interested. Yet. Still, we care about them and want to see them able to care for themselves in the event of an emergency, power outage, or natural disaster. Here are a few ways to get your preparedness missionary mojo in motion and get those non-preppers on …

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Here are 16 tips for finding the most reliable survival information on the internet. Don't trust your survival to phonies and armchair "experts"! www.TheSurvivalMom.com

16 tips for finding reliable survival information on the internet

If you’re a brand-new prepper or survivalist category and want to learn more, how can you tell if the information you find on the internet is valid or if it’s just a bunch of B.S? Here are some things to look for based on my experience in the news business. For decades, I was an investigative reporter/photographer. Today, I am the adviser/instructor of The Broadside, the newspaper and a media outlet for Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Oregon. One of …

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