Our everyday carry (EDC) varies from person to person. In a mom’s bag, tissues, snacks, various implements to wipe things, toys, makeup and a change of baby clothes might be evident. For a guy, some change, a wallet and keys might be all he ever carries. My EDC is a little different than your average […]
When I first began the journey to prepping, trying to figure out all of the acronyms for emergency bags, the differences in philosophies, and how involved I wanted to get for our family was daunting. One of the most basic and sometimes most confusing aspects of getting started is deciding which kind of emergency bag […]
As moms, laundry is always on our mind. The expense, how safe is it, and how can we store enough for emergencies in better ways than the bottles and easily ruined cardboard boxes are issues that come to mind. Commercial laundry soap can be very expensive, leave harmful/irritating chemicals on your clothing, and can have […]
When we are on the go, do our young children know how to get in contact with us if they are lost? When you are on the go with your children, if they were to become separated from you, do they have a way to get in contact with you, or would a rescuer know […]
The Family Preparedness Group on Facebook Have you ever wanted to go someplace and just talk about your questions about preparedness? The forums of those survivalist groups seem scary, the food storage groups don’t like to talk about anything other than just food storage, and websites aren’t always great for facilitating discussion. Come join us […]
Have you thought of how you will keep your clothes, and your family, clean during a time of power loss in your community? I spent a small portion of my childhood following my Mom to the laundromat each week to wash our clothes. A washing machine was not a convenience we had. But imagine not […]
Family Preparedness: Helping Moms Become Better Prepared through Pinterest Don’t we all want to learn to better prepared for our families from whatever life throws in our direction? Weather disasters, job loss, local emergencies, extended sicknesses, and all those things that make life uncertain? If you love Pinterest, and want to learn more or just […]
Instead of sharing a whole bunch of tornado facts (that’s for another post), let’s get down to what YOU can do for your family to prepare for Tornado Season (and any severe weather threat – because straight line winds can cause as much damage as a tornado can).
Picture this: A local emergency of some sort has the police knocking on your door telling you that you have 5 minutes to evacuate your house (fire, gas leak, railroad collision, earthquake). What will you spend those 5 minutes grabbing? Hopefully you’ll say your children and your 72 hour kit (and then whatever else you think you have time to grab and can carry).
Emergency & Survival on your phone: there’s an app for that. For those of you with the phones and tablets that can use them, here is a list of great emergency and / or survival/preparedness apps that can be heplful! You’ll need to check each to see the compatibility with your iOS or Android device. […]