Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Last minute tips for parents when the SHTF
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Anonymous Coward 1496915:MV8xNTg3OTA4XzI2MzE5NzgzXzU0NzU5QTY5] Put an ACE bandage on the medical list. It will bail you out. Works for a sore knee or twisted ankle or a whole lot of other things. Naproxen (Alleve) is generic now, works great, lasts long for aching muscles, especially your back. Sleeping on the ground is tough on some people. Digging a small sized scooped out hollow for your hips will save your back. Your hips fit into it under the tent floor. If in a shelter, a small smooth quickly fashioned back support will work wonders. It'll support the small of your back. Your extra wool socks can fulfill this function. Ideal food list for bugging out Bugging out is not leisurely camping. You may be eating on the run, and unable to start night fires. You want simple food that you can eat quickly. The weight of the food is important. The standard is 72 hours. You can go really far by car in 72 hours figuring driving constantly and switching out drivers. You can go 30 miles by foot in 72 hours if we're talking adults hiking on pretty flat to moderate terrain. This is an enormous range. I like to think in terms of what I could carry. This really limits the list. If I minimize weight, I can carry more. Rehydrating foods is a pain when water is not available. Water is heavy. Carrying 1 gallon of water per person for three days(none for washing very much) would be 25 lbs alone per person. If you have kids, they cannot carry that much. Bugging out stinks. Foods that are filling and high in calories are important. Foods that give you high energy are important. Fatty foods give twice the calories that carbs or protein do. This is not diet time. Anything salty is more satisfying but makes your thirsty. Salty things store well. Most thing on this list can be eaten without cooking. Even potatoes in a pinch. 1. Summer sausage,Tuna, Spam, Vienna sausages (regardless of what the heck they're made of!) 2. Cliff bars (I think they taste better, filling, and good source of calories. It's a dense food like a survival bar). 3. Ready to go soup/stew is easier but heavier. 4. Beans take a long time to hydrate. Canned pinto or black beans easily mix with other items on this list. 5. Rice cooks easily, but you'll need water. This is iffy. A little hard to cook over a fire. 6. Velvetta cheese is more stable and less runny and high in calories. Obviously better in the fall or early Spring. 7. Canned peaches 8. Raisins/Prunes/Apples (not too many, could cause a stomach ache) 9. Bagels are high calorie, filling, and won't crush 10. Baking potatoes (way easier to cut up and cook than to try to bake them well) 11. Onions/Carrots 12. Ramen noodles take a little water, but worth it since they're light and filling. Letting them soak will make the noodles absorb the liquid. Add in other things to make a pretty decent mix. 13. Cooking oil. Boosts calories. 14. Instant oatmeal is fast to prep and minimal water. Irish oatmeal tastes way better. 15. Peanut butter. Pita bread works well. 16. Tea or coffee (in tea bags). There's a product called Throat Coat Tea, not jokes please, and it contains slippery elm and licorice. It works amazingly well when sick with a sore throat, and is a very fine thing to pack. 17. Instant hot chocolate. 18. Sweetened condensed milk is high in calories, stable, and filling. 19. Sugar/Salt/Seasoning. This all packs small. Worthless things Fruit juice. Too heavy for the calories. Granola bars. No nutritional value. Might as well eat a cookie. Chocolate. Most melt. Too much trouble. If a diabetic is with you, having something that they can eat immediately that gives them a rush of sugar, and a slow delivery of sugar too is important. Plan this if this is an issue. Diabetes mostly reveals itself at puberty under heavy exercise. Not sure on this, but I think dehydrated pineapple might be perfect. So is peanut butter. There are lots of creative ways to cook outdoors when backpacking. Cooking in a covered pit with coals and a dutch oven is one such idea. The problem is you're moving, not screwing around, and coming back to the site. If you were having to live outside, then yes, a covered pit is perfect as it cooks while you go check your traps, see if there's anything in the fishing basket, go collect material for cordage, get wood for the fire, collect some sumac berries to make Native American lemonade, collect water and filter it, etc. [/quote]
There are many free homeschooling sites with pdf files. It would be great to have them just in case there are issues.
Get medications that your kids need. See if your doctor will prescribe 3 months supplies for them.
Get some presents tomorrow for Christmas. Little gifts that you could give out not only then, but throughout the year as incentives. They'll really appreciate them.
Children can thrive in the woods as long as they have calm parents. They cannot keep up with your pace up and down tails. You've got to plan adequately if you do have to walk some.
Kids are used to incorrectly using a backpack since kids at school wear them in the wrong fashion, which adds too much stress to their lower back. You'll have to reteach them how to buckle it properly and position it higher than they used to wearing it.
Try to make gathering wood into a game. Teach them as much about nature as possible. Being quiet is as important as talking.
Kids love open fires. Tell stories. It can simply be times when they did wonderful things when they were younger. They love hearing how much you love and adore them. Even teens.
Hug and kiss them often. Be generous with your affection. Lavish it on them
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Undercover Video: Hillary Clinton Delegate Explains Her Deceptive Propaganda to Ban Guns
Is State Dept. Is Protecting Hillary Rotten Clinton's Presidential Bid?
Robots, drones fill police ranks
Companies around globe packing earth orbit with satellites to meet communications demands
Rise of black nationalist groups
Report: Mr. Robot’s one-time only VR experience will return next week
'Kill More Cops’ Graffiti Mural Appears on Freeway
DNC erects four-mile eight-foot tall fence around Philly convention site
Should the Postal Service Handle Your Loans as Well as Your Mail? Elizabeth Warren Thinks So.
HERE IT IS=> Detailed List of Findings in Wikileaks DNC Document Dump
BREAKING: That Was Fast! Hillary Immediately Brings Disgraced DNC Chair Onto Her Campaign! Do you think that Hillary has something to hide?
According to Soros, there’s about to be an all-out class war riots, police state and civil war for America
Torrential Downpour To Kick Off Hillary’s #DNC Election Steal
Montel Williams Goes Off On Bill O’Reilly For Flipping The Script On Their Interview
Dennis Miller, “Any Vote for Anyone That is Not Trump Is a Vote for Hillary”
Protester shouting 'DNC Leak!' ejected from Hillary Rally
CNN ASKS BLACK TRUMP SUPPORTER The Wrong Question…They Get Slammed!
If Obama brings armed UN troops into American cities, that might be the next shot heard round the world.
LOL Of The Day - "Hillary for Prison" banner plane spotted over Philadelphia
Congress approves Monsanto Dark Act 2.0, destroying consumers' chances of having on-package labels
Don't let the globalists start a race war!
If you grow food in cinder blocks, you may be poisoning yourself with heavy metals
Doctor at psychiatric hospital accused of experimenting on children with 'truth serum' drug used on soldiers during WWII
Ohio moves towards mandatory vaccines, proposing to eliminate philosophical exemptions entirely
Scientists 'REVERSE' menopause...
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd. Godlike™
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2015 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.013s (3 queries)