Emergency Preparedness When You Have Children: Physical Preparation

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Boy with Backpack

Recently, I watched a disaster movie. It doesn’t matter which specific one it was—you’ve seen the kind. Just know that it was a “natural disaster and the aftermath” type of movie. Most of the movie was about the parents and two young children trying to get reunited, though when the disaster happened they were all… Read more »

Emergency Preparedness With Children: Emotional Preparation

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boy with teddy bear

February 9, 1971, 6 a.m. It was a chilly morning in southern California, and I was sound asleep. My older sister was getting ready for school. Suddenly, my bed start to shake and I woke up, immediately assuming my sister was shaking my bed. Once she explained to me that it was “just an earthquake,”… Read more »

Emergency Preparedness for the Car

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Grand Canyon

Emergency Preparedness for the Car It’s summertime! If the weather itself hasn’t told you, your kids probably have. Yesterday was the last day of school for my kids, and we’re gearing up for some traveling this summer. Of course, we all take trips of various lengths in our car every day, but when we are… Read more »