3 Critical Steps to Raising Disaster Resilient Kids

Father and son splitting firewood

Kids face a variety of “mini disasters” every day as they walk out the door to face the world. Without warning, they may be confronted by dangerous people and situations. Our job, as adults, is to create resilience in them so that no matter what life throws their way, they will have the ability to face …

Deadly Natural Disasters of 2017 – Are You Ready to Evacuate?

California Wildfire

The rate and intensity of natural disasters in the year 2017 reveals a consistent escalation of nature’s fury at an alarming rate. This sampling is only a portion of the challenging events from the year. Remember that each of the statistics represent real people and real suffering. The dead leave mourning loved ones behind. The …

Honey – Nature’s Perfect Longer-Term Storage Food

Honey is an ideal longer-term food storage option. It remains in great condition indefinitely when stored appropriately. Honey contains naturally flavored complex sugars as well as trace enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids along with a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids, which act as antioxidants. Honey is an all-natural sweetener with 17 grams of …

Community—A Critical Link to Survival

Are you missing the critical link to your survival? A strong community may play the determining factor in how well you come out of the challenges that lie in the future. As human beings, we are designed by nature to live in groups and depend on each other for survival. The family is the perfect …

Amazing Food Storage Find

We believe that every home should have a supply of food to last them through tough times. Tough times might come in the form of a short term interruption of income or longer term economic crisis. We live in a time when food is abundant and relatively cheap. However, our food system is fragile and …

Store This, Not That!

Building a great reference library is an important part of preparedness. I’m always on the look out for great resources to add to my collection. Recently, Debbie Kent contacted me and asked me to review her new book, Store This, Not That! I greatly admire Debbie’s work and her dedicated efforts to help others prepare. …