Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
GiveMeGossip.com - Gossip Forum
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:Carol B.:MV8xNTg3OTA4XzI2MzUwODI0X0IzMkE0OTM3] [quote:Anonymous Coward 1496915] Hey Carol B, I spend a big part of my long life practicing and honing my survival skills. I'm a redneck, though you would never think it if you met me, just a redneck by location mostly. I spent the majority of my time teaching other people wilderness skills, sometimes surreptitiously since the word "survival" is synonymous with "wacko". Pioneer or Native American used as a synonym is accurate, and less emotionally laden than survival. From aged five, I've loved the outdoors, and spent most of my time there. I studied from books and from mentors in the earliest time, then took classes since I felt it was a priority. Much of it, I learned in the field through practical experience. I don't have much use for survival books, though the newer ones actually are written by people who use them, and they have improved. Some of the old ones, like the Brad Angiers ones, had some really bad information in them. You cannot live outdoors for long, and not become a spiritual person. You can't. They go together. I have always thought that teaching pioneer skill was vital. People can die in a very short amount of time, or they can survive or they can thrive in the woods simply by being prepared. Those of us who are dedicated, are along a long continuum of beliefs. I've met some really New Age folks, Buddhists, Muslims, Christians, Wiccans, etc who all believe that something bad is coming. The truth is that emergencies happen a lot. Most of us are shielded, but there are always people who have natural disasters happen to them. You can simply lose your job, and in a few months not be able to pay your bills, and become homeless, as some people are discovering. We could simply see a doubling of homelessness, and this alone would make communicating survival skills vital. Originally homeless folks were people who were cast out of state mental institutions, sometimes given vouchers, and told to make their way. Now homeless folks are often single moms, unemployed young men, elderly folks, etc. [/quote] I agree that you can't live outdoors for long and not become spiritual. As a kid, my Dad would take us camping in the Blue Mountains. Located in the s.e.corner of Washington State. I think I learned more there than in either of my two college degrees... [/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 >>
What Goes Into A SlimJim?
Blue eyed-people at higher risk for alcohol dependency
Destroying America 101: The Blueprint Exists
Government Trolls Are Using ‘Psychology-Based Influence Techniques’ On YouTube, Facebook And Twitter
Doomsday Preppers Are Getting Ready For An Imminent Collapse
Deal Reached: Wireless Remote Drug-Releasing Microchip Implants On The Assembly Line
Facebook Can Now Identify You in Pictures Even Without Your Face Showing
Milk producers are dumping out hundreds of thousands of gallons of milk, right into fertilizer pits in order to drive prices back up.
Brain study sheds light on how new memories are formed
"The Fallout Ratio" Is Flashing Red - The Chart That Realtors Don't Want You To See
Solar Impulse attempts to cross weather front
We may be heading toward a new food economy that's more competitive and innovative.
Jade Helm The Hard Core Truth Finally Explained!
This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address
600 Dogs Mysteriously Jump From 'Haunted' Bridge In Scotland
Russia to ban Coca-Cola and Pepsi
DARPA: We Are Engineering the Organisms That Will Terraform Mars
Uber Faces Another Privacy Complaint - Tracking Users After Leaving Car?
Baltimore Police Called Out For Making Up ‘Gang Violence’ Stories To Scare Public
DHS/Police say criminals drive cars that's why they're using a new infrared license plate scanning system
Obama Issues 19 Classified Directives Changing Laws Passed by Congress
How Activists Won Reparations for the Survivors of Chicago Police Department Torture
Teacher Fired After He Stepped On U.S. Flag In Class
Kindergarten Application Form Asks If Child Was Born By C-Section
Weird Crop Patterns Appear In England (Video)
This Flag Represents The Principle, "Fight For What You Believe In."
This Is The Rebel Flag, "You're Either Free Or You're Not."
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 0.004s (3 queries)