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Last minute tips for parents when the SHTF
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1110734:MV8xNTg3OTA4XzM0NTI1NDg3X0QxNDREN0VC] Making rope or a net Earlier postings deal with very simple rope making. You collect some material that is fibrous, and then by taking two strands of it, any seven year old can be taught to twist-away, then turn out a workable piece of twine. It isn't very strong, and so that kind of rope is for very tempory usage. A much strong rope is made of three strands: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ISfNZAja3I[/youtube] This method requires a little more dexterity, and chances are that any nine year old clever girl can make it, and some boys. For whatever reason, it seems like girls exhibit more dexterity earlier, but at some point some of either gender have the knack for it. If you had a lot of fibrous material, then after making these primary pieces, then you could make a real rope. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By8K5mKSwDA[/youtube] This would require some basic mechanical knowledge, some orgnization to harvest (foraging) the materials or grow it, some wood and tools to carve the spacer, the pole for stretching, the posts for holding it, etc. Making a net isn't difficult, the issue is making it hold up in water. It takes times to weave, but it's a basic netting knot over and over. http://duo.irational.org/red_net/a_guide_to_net_making.pdf PRINT THAT OUT. You'll make nets for fishing, for covering trees with fruit, for gathering things like a cooking pot that's covered with soot, etc. Meditate upon this: the more you prep, the less you have to make these things. At some point, things break and you must make them. You have to have supplies and skills. Since you learn things, people will ask for them. You can wear yourself out unless you teach them too. [/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
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