In our consumption-based society, as soon as something is broken, we don’t think twice about tossing it to the curb and buying a new one. We do this without realizing the other uses these appliances or their parts could serve us in the future.
History has pointed out time and time again that when our society fails to plan and prepare for emergencies, there are breakdowns that lead to devastation. Often times, the normalcy bias is the culprit.
Some kids seem to find trouble more often than others. Teaching them to be prepared for unforeseen events starts at home and, like school, it starts with the basics. Knowing that our children has some basic emergency tools at their disposal will calm nervous parents, as well as help acclimate children to the idea of being prepared before an emergency arises.
Cross-training – it’s not just for the gym! Ensure that your family doesn’t rely too much on any one person by having everyone pitch in to learn the different tasks necessary for survival.
Many believe that if a true shtf event were to occur, a dark cloud would settle upon this nation; we would lose our humanity, our hope and all the things that have cultivated our lives – including the arts. Or perhaps, we would thrive despite the circumstances and find hope and the arts again like this small remote village has.
To live a self reliant lifestyle takes time, effort and certain amount of sacrifice to get to the level of preparedness that we want. Here are 5 steps to help you reach this destination.
What we need to be doing is looking at history, looking at the way the old timers did things. How they repaired and maintained what they had. How they cleared land and repaired buildings and buggies.
Having the right frame of mind to handle the stresses before and after a disaster is a key component to surviving the event.
We all know that when kids are concerned things do not always go as planned. As preppers, we not only plan for emergencies, but also for unforeseen events. Here are some tips that can help you keep your game face on throughout the entire school year.