Shock and Severe Bleeding First Aid Basics

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With four young kids (including twin boys), I'm sure that I will face some sort of bleeding emergency.  I hope I don't go into shock as a result!  I want to be able to do what I can even if help is on its way.  But if there is a serious community wide disaster, that help may take a long time to reach us.  Even though it scares me, I want to be able to care for my own!  Studying up on the following first aid procedures for this post has been empowering! Welcome! Welcome to Prep-101! Continue Reading …

Create a Medication List: A 10 Min E-Prep Project

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If you have members of your family that regularly take prescription medicines, take 10 minutes today and write out the medications and dosages and any specials instructions.  You might also consider including allergies and chronic medical problems. This can be useful if you need to leave loved ones in the care of others and / or if by chance you aren't around during an emergency.   Make sure you add it to your emergency binder! Once you've created such a form, it can also save time in Continue Reading …

CPR and Choking First Aid Basics

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  * Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way! Welcome! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #3: First Aid, chapter #1. You can find more posts on first aid here.  You can join the free Prep-101 course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining our facebook group Continue Reading …

Prep 101 Month #3: First Aid Saves Lives

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Welcome! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #3: First Aid, the overview. You can find details on the entire course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining our facebook group HERE.   Prep-101 Month #3: First Aid Welcome to month #3 of Prep-101!  This month, we will focus on first aid. Just as water is essential to life, so is first aid.  In fact, a serious first aid emergency without certain first aid skills, could be a recipe for Continue Reading …

Build a First Aid Kit: 7 Items That Really Work

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  Welcome! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #3 (First Aid), Suggested Products. You can find the rest of Month #3’s posts here and details on the entire course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining the Prep-101 Facebook group.   Skills vs "Stuff" Before I get into the list of first aid supplies below, I want to hit on the point that no amount of stuff will save your life if you don't know how to use it.  Skills Continue Reading …

Giveaway! 326 Piece First Aid Kit (Prep-101 Month #3)

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* Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks for supporting me and my family in this way! Welcome! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #3 (First Aid), the GIVEAWAY (the fun part!). You can find the rest of Month #3’s posts here and details on the entire course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining the Prep-101 Continue Reading …

Thrive Food March Specials

Thrive Family Favorites

* Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way! In addition to being great food storage, THRIVE is healthy, tasty, and convenient for making meals with kids!   My kids really do love Continue Reading …

Emergency Water: Living Without Running Water: A Practical Guide

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 * Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way! This is a re-post of an article I published earlier in September of 2013.  The actual experiment was done then.  I simply updated it and made it easier to read for this Prep-101 series. Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #2 (Emergency Water), Chapter #6. You can find Continue Reading …

Making Water Safe to Drink: Water Filtration and Purification

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* Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #2 (Emergency Water), Chapter #5. You can find links to the rest of Month #2’s posts here and details on the entire course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining the Prep-101 Facebook Continue Reading …

9 Ideas for Rotating Emergency Water Storage

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* Some links in this post are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on the link. Thanks  for supporting me and my family in this way! Welcome to Prep-101! This is Month #2 (Emergency Water), Chapter #4. You can find links to the rest of Month #2’s posts here and details on the entire course here. You can also follow me (and others) as we progress through this course by joining the Prep-101 Facebook Continue Reading …