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:MV8xNTg3OTA4XzI2MzM5MzAxX0Y2QjhBRjE=] Personal Assessment Don't you wish you could have graded yourself in school? Boy that would have made things easier. Just kidding, I was an exemplary student. Now that things are unstable, it's a great time to read and learn about survival skills. It always is. Taking a self-assessment is the best way though to see the depth of your learning. Survival skills are not like book learning. They're based upon practical skills that build on each other. These work synergistically for feeding yourself, building shelter, making tools, defense and offense, and stealth. The idea to become as one with the forest as any other animal. Tom Brown used to have an ultimate course. In it, the goal was to be so still and stealthy, that you go up and touch a deer. The idea was that if you could do that, you could have taken the deer, but chose not to. That idea still amazes me today. It is similar to the idea of counting coup by the Lakota. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counting_coup Book learnin' is great. It's just not practical at all. You can identify a plant easily in a book, and then consume the wrong one and die. Just watch “Into the Wild”. We all can identify with that young person. Anyone who's ever wanted to live in the wilderness, knows the calls of her voice. Alaskan citizens will discuss him in disdain though. He need not have died. Not at all. It was a foolish death.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Into_the_Wild_%28film%29 The way to assess your skills is by practicing them. Anyone can slip off for a weekend, pack a backpack, and step away from their urban setting, and immerse themselves into the woods. It is easy to take a little food, build a shelter, build a fire, collect some water and purify it, cook a meal, and feel the interconnectness of all things. Some Native Americans called the Source, the Spirit-Who-Moves-In-All-Things. I don't know how they defined it. I do know, that I feel God's presence in Creation. God is not Creation. God is apart from it. But looking at it, you can see the work of the Divine. Some people say that it's all an accident. Sounds like something my kids used to say about the puppy peeing the carpet. Well, I can believe that about some people. They're just an accident. Just kiddin'. Assessment can happen in many ways. Maybe you can't take off this weekend. Maybe you'd like to try not eating for three days. If you can go a week without eating, and I've done this so many times, then you will feel so empowered that your spirit will soar like an eagle. Don't tell anyone either, unless in poor health. Celebrate by eating a simple meal after. It will taste so delicious, you will savor every mouthful, and experience all the textures of the food. The first two days are hard the first time. We're not used to denying ourselves. That's a very good way to do an assessment. Tom Brown said in his first book, “Why not try not complaining for a whole day?” That's an excellent first assessment. Why not try not talking for a whole day and listening to your family instead and not giving advice. That's a very hard assessment for men, and I'm a guy and I know that it's very hard for me. You can try making a fire with only one hand. How about making a basic snare in so many minutes? What about, listening for a bird with cupped hands, and tracking them, for as long as you can...even if if for an hour? It's very easy to make up your own assessments. They measure how well you've mastered your art. Anyone can do it. If you fail, then big deal. Work on it. Hone it, like you would a knife. Try being stealthy and following some hikers at a distance without being observed. Try being stealthy and following an animal through the forest and not being seen or smelled or heard. Try just walking quietly, but for a mile. Hold your breath for progressively longer and longer periods of time while staying relaxed and calm. Become one with the forest as if you had always lived there, and always will live there. All of these can be done with family members. They will remember it always, in loving ways, in funny ways, in poignant ways. They will feel closer to you for taking the time to play with them, and simultaneously learn and test your abilities. [/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 >>
Total Solar Eclipse Coming August 21, 2017
Soros Got Hacked. Can You Guess What We Found?
Yes, US Government Propaganda Use Against American Citizens Is Officially Legal Now
The Federal Reserve Just Made a Facebook Page … And It’s Getting Destroyed by Trolls
WHO Manual Directing "Authorities" on How to Respond to Vaccine Deniers in PUblic
Fugitive 'Facebook founder' says he's alive and well but 'running for his life' from CIA
New Gun Control Idea: Take Guns from Senior Citizens
10 Things We Know About The Mock Human Sacrifice That Was Just Conducted At CERN
More About a U.S.-and-Allied Hoax Against Assad
Illuminati Use Classic Slave-Making Methods
Squid Teeth Could One Day Help Repair Your Ripped Clothing
A New Type Of Brain Scan Shows Where Genes Are Being Turned Off
Saturn's Moon Titan Has Deep Canyons Flooded With Liquid
A Tiny Part Of Your Suntan Is Intergalactic
Two Muslims Shot On Street In Queens - Trump IMMEDIATELY Blamed
China is developing a hypersonic jet
Where Does Your Info Come From? Mainstream Media Now Literally Using Robots to Write News
States Should Restore Gold and Silver as Legal Tender before the Monetary Crisis Arrives
Roman ‘Curse Tablets’ Made of Gold Discovered in Viminacium, Serbia
Remote control of the brain is coming
Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By Pokemon Go Character
Hacker Publishes List Of Cell Phone Numbers, Private E-Mails For Most House Democrats
Fish With ‘Human Teeth’ Is Being Found in Michigan Lakes
Asteroid Mining CEO Says Cities In Space Are 30 Years Away
George Soros declares war on Voter ID, openly advocates VOTER FRAUD
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)