Learn how to make activated charcoal at home with this step-by-step guide. This DIY activated charcoal has a lot of uses and benefits!
Your Most Important Prep: Yourself!
Learn what’s the first thing a good prep should take care of: your own health and well-being. Learn how to prep yourself for any emergency!
Take a First Aid Class (Preparedness Quick Tip #16)
In almost every emergency situation you are in, whether it is a car wreck, a scraped knee on the playground, an active shooter, or a natural or man-made disaster, YOU are most likely going to be the first responder. Help from emergency responders may take a while to arrive. Having some background in basic first […]
Sinus Massage: 3 Techniques for Pain Relief
Learn how to drain sinuses and how to relive facial pain using sinus massage. These 3 DIY facial massage techniques are easy and efficient!
Preparedness Tip: Should You Put an End to Normalcy Bias?
SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Are you the type of person who remains calm in an emergency, or do you freak out and lose your mind? Do you often see stories about people who have a serious disease and think it could never happen to you? What do you think about preparing for possible emergency situations? All of these […]
Preparedness Quick Tip #38: Personal First Aid
My husband is prone to a pinched nerve in his back. While on vacation recently, it happened. Sometimes it’s just an inconvenience, sometimes it puts him out of commission for days. This time, it was the latter. We were staying with friends, in a town we didn’t know, without a personal doctor, and without our […]
The Survival Doctor’s Emergencies Training Course – Learn to Save a Life
As a mom, one of my fears is what would happen if one of my kids were hurt and needed medical attention, and there was no one around to help. WAIT! There is someone. ME! I am my own first responder. And now, after taking Dr. Hubbard’s class, I have the confidence of knowing that, […]
Why You Need to Take a CPR / First Aid Class to Save a Life!
In my quest to accomplish the 10 First Aid Skills Every Parent Should Know (because I really do practice what I preach, doncha know!), my oldest son and I attended an American Red Cross Community First Aid/CPR class. Not only will this count towards health credits for him for high school, it is a chance for […]
10 First Aid Skills Every Parent Should Know
Besides being able to kiss a boo-boo away, and put a bandaid on an ouchie, and stop the rush of a nosebleed with our shirt sleeve, what first aid skills do you really have? Here are 10 First Aid Skills every parent should know: If an emergency arose, would you be able to stand in […]
Preparedness Quick Tip #23: Prevent a Mini-Pandemic
Our house was hit hard with the flu this week. One of us had the flu shot in the fall, the rest did not. One of us gets the shot every year, the rest do not. This is the first time in 15-20 years that we’ve had the flu. Granted, the flu shot isn’t a […]