How to Build Your Bedside Disaster Bag

First thing’s first: Where is your flashlight? The purpose of the bedside disaster bag is to help you avoid injury and cascading disasters in case of emergencies that strike when you’re in bed; for example, earthquakes and blackouts. For most of the module posts I don’t want to give you an overwhelming, comprehensive list of …

Avoid Excessive Worry With an Emergency Communication Plan

Last week I covered five ways to reunite with your family in the wake of a disaster. One of those ways was to create your communication plan. This post will teach you how to write a basic emergency communication plan. I’ll even give you a downloadable communication plan template. In the spirit of keeping things …

How to Find Your Family After a Disaster

I think the worst nightmare for moms – or really, for all people – is not to be able to find their family after an earthquake or other disaster. If the Big Bad happens, I don’t want you to have to worry too long. That’s why I’m giving you some brief info here to help …

Emergency Preparedness Priorities: How to Build Your Kit

Everywhere you look online you can find a difference approach to prioritization in emergency preparedness. And I’m no different, of course. I have my own approach, which I do hope will help you more than the rest. The difference in this one is that it helps you think through what you and your own family …

My Lucky 13: The Easier Approach to Disaster Preparedness

You’ve been thinking about it. You’ve decided it’s finally time. But whenever you Google “how to build an emergency kit,” the results are so overwhelming. From bunkers to non-GMO seeds to lists hundreds of items long, where should you start? I’ve been there. And that experience is what eventually brought me here, with a mission …