If you are separated from your child at the amusement park or during a disaster, how will first responders know who to look for? Keep recent family photos on your phone and in your emergency bag to help in identification during an emergency, especially for children! If your child normally carries a bug out bag, […]
Bandanas aren’t just for hip, young, fashionistas any more. There are many uses for a bandana in your preparedness gear. Head covering to protect from sun Cooling rag – get it wet and wrap around head or neck Dust Mask – wrap around face to help protect from debris First Aid – use to pack […]
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).
I haven’t really talked about our specific bug out bags at our home (Actually – I have now – here is my Everyday Carry bag, here is my husband’s Get Home Bag and here is a good 72 hour emergency kit) or car ( Actually, I have here, too! Car Emergency Kit), but I do […]