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Single Parent Prepping Challenges

An Open Letter to Single Parent Preppers - When you read an article about family preparedness, it's nearly always assumed that the family includes dad, mom, and kids. But there are a lot of families out there with different dynamics for a wide variety of reasons: the families of single parent preppers.

Prepping is a challenge for all. It’s just not an easy go of things. You have to be calculated and focused. However, the road can be even harder to find for single parents.  If you are a single parent, you …

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An Open Letter to Single Parent Preppers

Life is hard. Who knows the decisions you made and who really cares. What matters most is your mission at hand. You have taken on the toughest bill of all and that is to raise a child into a human adult. Its a tough deal but people have to do it. 

Dear Single Parent,  Life is hard. Who knows the decisions you made and who really cares. What matters most is your mission at hand. You have taken on the toughest bill of all and that is to raise a child …

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The Prepper’s Dictionary

The Prepper’s Dictionary — Nothing is more confusing than jargon when you are trying to learn about something new, and the prepping and survival world is full of it. Acronyms like BOB and EDC and OPSEC. Terms like "bugging in" and "grey man."

There are a number of prepper words and acronyms that make up this wacky world we all operate in. Some of the words are pulled from the military origin and others are unique to the prepping experience.    Many of …

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How To Make a DIY Chicken Coop From an Old Swingset

The humble yard bird can transform a typical backyard into something of an urban homestead. Suddenly you are producing eggs and that takes what you produce to a lot more valuable. You have an answer for protein in your own backyard. 

The humble yard bird can transform a typical backyard into something of an urban homestead. Suddenly you are producing eggs and that takes what you produce to a lot more valuable. You have an answer for protein in your own …

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Are We on the Verge of a Massive Earthquake…or Something Much Worse?

Are We on the Verge of a Massive Earthquake...or Something Much Worse? - The pressure in the San Andreas Fault is increasing. A quake along the San Andreas fault could trigger a quake along the Hayward fault, which goes right through the highly populated San Francisco Bay area. But as awful as that scenario sounds, we could have even bigger problems.

A  strong uptick in seismic activities in two places in the United States has experts concerned about the possibility of a massive earthquake…or something exponentially worse – the potential eruption of the Yellowstone Supervolcano. The pressure in the San Andreas …

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The Most Important Prep for After a Nuclear Emergency

How to Use Potassium Iodide After a Nuclear Emergency - This doesn't protect your body from any other type of radioactive isotopes - only radioactive iodine. It won't undo the damage done by radioactive iodine, so you must begin taking it immediately for protection. If there is no radioactive threat, you should not take KI, as it can be harmful.

Why you need potassium iodide after a nuclear emergency? Do you know what the most dangerous parts of a nuclear emergency are? While threats might emerge during and after, some are more of a concern then others.  Aside from the …

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12 Lessons I Learned When My House Got Struck by Lightning

12 Lessons I Learned When My House Got Struck by Lightning - Many times in my life I have been surprised at how things can change in an instant.  Usually that moment is completely unexpected.  Disbelief and shock paralyze, numb, or both, depending on the person.  Sometimes these events rock your world, leaving you rebuilding everything you believed you had.

Many times in my life I have been surprised at how things can change in an instant.  Usually that moment is completely unexpected.  Disbelief and shock paralyze, numb, or both, depending on the person.  Sometimes these events rock your world, …

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Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping

Cooking Outside: 5 Tasty Ways to Practice Prepping - Everyone knows that practice makes for perfect prepping. But when is the last time you practiced your off-grid skills by cooking outside? That's the beautiful thing about summer. You can prep and it feels like a party instead of a chore. Take some time while the weather is hot to hone your off-grid cooking skills.

Everyone knows that practice makes for perfect prepping. But when is the last time you practiced your off-grid skills by cooking outside? That’s the beautiful thing about summer. You can prep and it feels like a party instead of a …

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What You Need to Know About Health Hazards After a Flood

What You Need to Know About Health Hazards After a Flood - Are you ready for this? Could you cope if flooding hit your area? It's not an easy thing to prepare for because all of your carefully stockpiled supplies could be ruined. In cases like this, the best preps you can have are the knowledge needed to keep your family safe and excellent insurance.

A flood is a disaster that just keeps coming back to haunt areas affected by it. As the waters recede, it doesn’t mean that the risk of illness is over. After a flood, clean-up itself can be wrought with hazards. There …

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A Prepper’s Guide to Respirator Masks

A Prepper's Guide to Respirator Masks - A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn't cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world.

A respirator mask is a prep that is potentially lifesaving, doesn’t cost a lot of money, and is oft-overlooked in the prepper world. Some folks like to invest in gas masks (which, of course, are irreplaceable during certain types of …

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