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It’s important that we know what the emergency preparedness plans are at any schools that we are associated with, whether your children go there, you work at a school, or there’s one in your neighborhood. It would be good to know what to expect in an emergency. I wrote previously about what I found for emergencies at… Read more »


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Emergencies can be very scary for children, especially when they happen while the child is away from home. At school they have periodic emergency drills, but it can be a whole different thing when the emergency is real. Have you ever wondered what happens to your children if they are at school when an emergency… Read more »


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When it comes to planning your food storage and other emergency supplies, there are some groups that need special consideration. Can you guess which they are? Today, let’s take a look at some special needs of babies and children. When you have a baby or children in your family, there are things you need to… Read more »


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If there were an emergency in the middle of the night and you had to leave your home quickly, what would you take with you? What do you have ready to grab in a hurry? Along with your kids, pets, and perhaps something else extra-special to your family, there are some things that you can… Read more »


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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 »


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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 »


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Before I had kids, life was so much simpler. Quieter, too, but definitely simpler, especially when it came to emergency preparedness. So let’s back up a few decades… When I was single, I stored certain items for just myself. I stored the food I like, and I made sure to have enough water for myself… Read more »


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From the state of the economy to the Mayan calendar, from zombies in popular culture to deadly diseases, our children get exposed to a lot of negativity and hysteria. Here is how to quell the fears and eave your children confident and prepared.