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How to Balance Prepping and Parenthood

While having a family and being a parent can be one of the most exciting, fulfilling things a person can do with their lives, it can be hard to find the right balance when introducing the importance of preparation to your kids. On one hand, you certainly don’t want to push your kids too hard, risking them burning out on learning about prepping early on. On the other hand, it is essential that all members of your family have a solid foundational understanding of prepping and are aware of what they will need to do should everyone find themselves living … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Family Safe and Prepared

If there is one lesson to be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s the importance of preparedness. Think back to when the virus first struck. Many people flocked to stores to hoard masks, disinfectants, and for some reason, massive amounts of toilet paper. Those in need of the same precious supplies ultimately had to pay a hefty price or go without.  When it comes to keeping your family safe and well-equipped to handle life’s curveballs, it’s important to discuss current and future steps you can take to protect yourselves, especially in cases of emergencies. This can look like taking the … Continue reading

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Health Considerations for Pregnant Mothers & Their Families

  It’s the most miraculous and important time in your life. It’s also the scariest, especially now, as the world grapples with a global pandemic and daily life looks less and less like the life we have always known. You and your family are about to welcome a new little one into an increasingly uncertain world. More likely than not, you’re a swirling contradiction of emotions. Joy mingled with terror. Hope suffused with doubt.  And as the news seems to get progressively stranger each day, those fears and doubts are probably only growing. Now, hospitals are deluged with patients. Doctors … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month Checklist

September is National Preparedness Month! As preppers, this is the month that we can claim as our own; Yay! What does that mean for us preppers? As I think that preppers are some of the smartest bears in the forest, we should use this month to help educate others on the importance of being prepared. Even if we only get one person to be a little better prepared for emergencies and disasters, we will have helped one more person. Every person we help get prepared is one less person that might be knocking on our door during the crisis. Some … Continue reading

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Weekly Preparedness Project 1

Weekly preparedness project, #1.  These weekly projects help you get better prepared by outlining a specific task or goal to accomplish for the week.  By doing a little each week, you can greatly increase your preparedness level over time. This week’s project is to create a Home Escape Bag for everyone in your family.  This bag is what you grab as you are escaping a burning house.  It’s intended to be stored at or near the beds, so you can quickly grab it if a fire breaks out in the middle of the night. Every member of your family should … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!  Happy Holidays! to those that don’t celebrate Christmas. This time of year is always a good time to reflect on back on the past year, and to spend some quality time with your family &/or friends. I hope you all have a great holiday season. Make sure to take the time to relax and enjoy yourself this season. There’s much that we need to accomplish in the coming weeks, and a tough year ahead of us next year, but for right now, let your family and friends know how much they mean to you. For me, I’ll be … Continue reading

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