In any type of an emergency, preparation is the key to remaining calm and keeping one’s wits about them. In order to keep children in that same frame of mind during an emergency, it is essential to prepare them, as well. One of the easiest things to prepare for is a short term power outage. […]
It is just common sense to be prepared to keep the family at home for a few days, should an ebola case be identified in your area, or when the flu goes around later in the year. Here are some simple things you can do to prepare your family to stay away from public contact.
Something as simple as a sick child can throw your daily schedule into a frenzy. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to provide a sick or stressed friend with a home-cooked meal on a moment’s notice – and without neglecting your responsibilities to your own family.
Emergencies bring stress. There really is no way around that. But there are things one can do to reduce that stress and maintain morale.
What did I get for Christmas? A hysterectomy! Yeah me!! (Can you read the sarcasm?) Why did I “choose” this? Read on . . .
Did you know there are several ways to remove a woman’s reproductive system? Did you know it can be done without opening up the abdomen? Who knew! Here’s a bit of what I’ve learned.
Infertility is a — well, I was going to say a not-nice word. That’s because infertility is a not-nice thing. And I wonder if it’s something that most people don’t even consider. What Is Infertility? According to medicinenet.com, infertility is defined as “Diminished or absent ability to conceive and bear offspring. A couple is considered […]
I’m worried about something. (Pause to praise God this is all I have to worry about.) I’m worried that the next generation won’t have any photographs. I saw that . . . the incredulous look on your face. I know what you are thinking – we are inundated with photographs. That’s all we do. That’s […]
Recently, I read a novel titled “Alas, Babylon,” by Pat Frank. This book was written in 1959 and is about the long-feared nuclear war anticipated during the ’60s. The experiences of the survivors brought new ideas to my own emergency preparation plans. One item that became critical in large quantities was salt. I have always […]
Weather happens all year ’round. (I know, I have such a grasp for the obvious!) But with our society’s increased dependence on electronics for communication and entertainment, and even work, it is important that we take a few minutes to plan ahead for how ad weather impacts our electronic world. In all bad weather conditions, the […]
The 2014 Snow in Atlanta was sort of a surprise. As near as I can tell, the various weather services upgraded the alert in the wee hours of the morning, so people probably were not aware of the upgrade. However, all weather sites that I have seen have up to a 10-day forecast. You can […]
No matter where you live or what your circumstance is, you have a need to be prepared for emergencies. Never assume it can’t happen to you, or that it won’t happen here. Citizens in the Southern United States are learning the hard way: it is wise to expect the unexpected and be prepared! Here are […]