By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
I’m to review Flashcards teaching Army Hand signals & the Phonetic Alphabet? When I received this assignment, I was skeptical. Certainly, communications modes are a specialty I’m familiar with, but I’m no Platoon Leader, and my days of playing Army Man is a bit behind me. Besides, this is a review of kids flashcards, my […]
Why to get your kids involved in prepping Guest post written by: James Smith As a parent and a prepper nothing plagues me more than my fear of my children being in a SHTF scenario. As a parent it is your natural instinct to protect your young ones from any and all harm. However, as […]
How to Teach Kids About Emergency Preparedness Many well-meaning parents keep their kids in the dark about preparedness to avoid scaring them with descriptions of potential disaster scenarios. The problem with being too overprotective is that it underestimates children’s capabilities and could put your entire family at risk in an emergency. Let’s face it – […]
On April 16th, 2016, an amateur YouTube video was recorded in Richmond, Virginia and is likely to go viral because of how shocking the footage is. Uploaded by a user who was not only distraught, but disturbed, the video features a mother leaving her baby unattended in her car as she shops at the local […]
Written by Kira Nowadays, people find themselves settling for working hours that are dictated by the employer. This can leave a gap between the time children get out of school and parents come home from work. Though the parents are working, it doesn’t mean that all of them are earning enough to cover the cost […]
By Tiffany Wynne As parents we never want to think about an emergency situation becoming a reality. From natural disasters to home break-ins, these are all scary thoughts, but they happen every day. The most important thing you can do for your children is to prepare them for an emergency situation, just in case it […]
Your kids’ tender age makes them fragile when faced with overwhelming challenges. When disasters strike, your kids’ safety will be your number one priority above everything else. Prepping trends have risen in conjunction with increased man-made and natural calamities. Along with this comes the urgency to teach survival principles to your kids. Prepare your little […]
If there was ever any doubt, this video will be sure to restore your faith in humanity. Watch as this superhero dad wrecks his truck to save these kids. But it is what happens next that makes this story even more touching. Community pulls together for superhero dad When the two brothers who own Carstar in west […]
Watch how 10 year old Sweetie and other webcam girls track over 1.000 perpetrators in 2 months time. Go here to sign the petition to help stop webcam child sex tourism
Written by: Judy Shewmake As preppers we stock up on medical supplies, we count bandages, tape, gauze, and bottles of liquids on our checklists. Many of us store and grow herbs to supplement medical needs with tinctures and decoctions. We take our family’s health seriously and try to prepare for every possible scenario. This is […]
Dish washing is a simple skill that everyone knows how to do, right? The dishwasher generation, however, does not know how to wash dishes, and it’s more important than you think. One of the most important things, and first to go in any sort of more primitive situation, is sanitation. Washing things. It keeps people healthy and […]
I realize that this might seem a bit basic, but washing clothes by hand is no joke! I do it every year for two weeks, and every year, I’m glad I did a lot of research on the initial end! I’m also very glad when I can come home and use the washing machine again […]
Written by: Amanda Daniels
(Editors Note: This article can be taken into consideration for bug out locations as well as bug in locations.)
Whether your baby is starting to crawl or you have young nieces, nephews or grandchildren who visit often, you quickly realize how many household items can actually be quite dangerous. That glass coffee table in the living room begins to look like an accident waiting to happen, and suddenly you notice how many harsh cleaning products are stored in low cabinets within a toddler’s reach.
Install Extra Latch for Doors
As soon as kids are tall enough, they quickly learn how to open doors and nothing looks quite as attractive as exploring the yard outside. Quash a potential flight risk by installing an additional latch high out of reach on all exterior doors. A slide lock is sufficient and affordable. You can find them at your local hardware store for just under $10.
Easy, safe recipes for window cleaners! You will never spend $5.00 on a bottle of Cleaner again.
Skip the chemicals and the added cost of expensive mosquito traps this year and DIY!!!