September 2014

  • Sep
    29
    Hands on Prepping for Kids

    It's normal to want to take on all of the prepping tasks for your family. However, it is important that your children are involved as well. They should have a hand in various prepping acts so they will be able to take on some of the responsibilities in case you get injured. Work Side by Side Start by having your children work side by side with you through various prepping tasks. For instance, have them work with you in the garden so they ...

  • Does Your Bunker Circulate Air

    Underground bunkers offer a great deal of protection during a disaster. Unfortunately, they can also be incredibly dangerous. They do not provide air circulation. That means they can become incredibly hot when they are filled with bodies. In fact, you could actually overheat and die in an underground bunker. That means you need to take precautions. You need to poke holes into the bunker and install a fan to circulate the air. However, you can't just do that ...

  • Sep
    22
    Do You Have a Generator

    You have food, water, and other supplies. You are ready for anything that comes your way, except for darkness. If you don't have a generator, you aren't truly ready for a disaster. The right generator will keep everything powered up during a disaster so you can go on living your life, even though the power grid is down. Determine What Size of Generator You Need The first thing you need to do is determine the size of the generator you need...

  • Children and Disasters

    It is easy to feel scared during a disaster, especially when you are responsible for kids. After all, their lives depend on you, so you want to make sure everything goes perfectly. That is a lot of pressure. There are two thingsĀ  you need to remember. If you are prepared, you don't need to be scared, and you need to let your kids know they are safe. If your kids think they have a reason to be afraid, they will be very afraid. That will make it much harder to c...

  • Saving Money by Becoming a Survivalist

    Americans are reliant on their jobs. They need their jobs to get paychecks so they can buy goods from the store. Unfortunately, the economy is worse than ever before. Unemployment is on the rise, and you don't know if you will be next. While it can be frightening, becoming a survivalist can help. When you become a prepper, you learn how to live off the land. You don't need the stores. You will have everything you need at home. You can use the items if you...