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As parents and adults, it’s our job to teach kids emergency preparedness skills so they can survive a tragedy when there are no adults around.
Pouring Rain, Howling Wind and a Campfire: Lessons from the Boy Scouts
MPS advisor Grant Miller tells a tale from a recent Boy Scouts’ outing he helped lead. The lessons of getting a simple fire going in tough conditions and what it means for our preparedness journeys.
YOU'RE ONLY AS PREPARED AS YOUR LEAST-PREPARED LOVED ONE. How to talk to friends and family about preparedness One of the things we hear from loyal customers like you at times is that it's difficult to talk about preparedness with others. Not only are we battling some ugly stereotypes, but it's easy to believe others won't care or have too many objections to listen to us. Trust me, I get it. I've been there. But, after all, our own preparedness and self-reliance depend on those we love joining us. That's why I'm writing you today - I've found some easy...
Family values. They're a cornerstone of the preparedness lifestyle - and of course, American life in general. Teach Kids Preparedness That's why, today, I want to spend a little time focusing on the future of preparedness - children. Instilling the values of self-reliance and emergency preparedness in our children and grandchildren is absolutely vital to preserving our nation's liberties for generations to come. I know, teaching kids about preparedness can seem like a daunting task. In fact, it can be hard enough convincing adults to get serious about preparedness. But the truth is, if you follow some simple guidelines and...
HOW TO TALK TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY ABOUT PREPAREDNESS Right after Memorial Day, it seems my calendar fills right up. Barbecues. Grad parties. Fireworks. Church fundraisers. A vacation. And so much more. It can be hard to balance all these social activities with the preparedness lifestyle... But I don't want you to think of it as a burden - think of it as an opportunity. What am I getting at? Well, every time you gather with others is an opportunity to spread the virtues of living the preparedness lifestyle. Today, I want to delve into some easy, no-pressure ways to...