Homeschooling

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Help us make a decision. The pros and cons of homeschooling as a prepper family. Each August, we have the usual chat about homeschooling. We consider it every year, whether the pros outweigh the cons, if it is right for just one child, two or all three? Since both my husband and I both currently… Read more »


School desks

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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 »


bug out binder

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Being an organized mom is a tough, but necessary, challenge when you have a family of five. Of course, the organization skills, the scheduling moms have to do, the always knowing where something is, can come in handy for prepping as well. So whether you are a mom, a dad, or just a responsible citizen,… Read more »


Canned Goods

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My closest grocery store has a special big sale periodically, and I took full advantage of it this time. It’s a “Case Lot” sale, where canned goods and other items are cheaper by the case. I bought several cases of canned items we use regularly. It feels good to know that I’m quite a few… Read more »


efoods direct children blog

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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 »


Boy with Backpack

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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 »


boy with teddy bear

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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 »


SONY DSC

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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 »