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:Anonymous Coward 4393568:MV8xNTg3OTA4XzI4ODE1MjE5XzEzODczRUYz] Reticence to lift a finger to help themselves Lately, I've been reading a lot of you post responses that it's silly to prepare, that if things get bad then the nukes will start flying, that I don't want to live without electricity and running water, that I'm ready to go home to Heaven, that I don't have enough money to prepare, etc. I think I've talked about every one of those things here. Well, no one can make you prepare, but don't expect that the government will come bail you out, or that your neighbors who did prepare should feed your children, or that when at the last minute you decide that you do want to live that you can come take what I've carefully prepared. I'm incredulous at times how weak we've become. Our ancestors would be ashamed. In some cultures, they talk to their ancestors. Westerners do too, they might visit their grave sites, and while praying in Church, or on Christmas sitting by the tree remember and even talk silently to their Grandma or a favorite old uncle. Think about doing that. Imagine a conversation with them discussing why you feel like you can't prepare. What do you think would be their response? I'll bet a lot of them would laugh at you, if they were good natured. Some would just shake their heads in disbelief that they didn't teach you any better than that. Some of them might actually be angry and tell you to grow up. Few of your ancestors who struggled and saved every little scrap during the Depression to recycle way before it was cool, would just be wide-eyed to see the incredible luxury in our homes: the vast diversity of our food, the time saving devices, the incredible wealth of things that they would never have had during the 1930's. And despite all of those things, we've become weak, ineffectual, and lazy. It's really tragic and I just am dumbfounded to respond any more to those kinds of replies. If you're one of those kinds of people who just refuses to prepare, and especially if you might have someone that you'll be a caregiver too, like an aging parent or a grandchild, then I urge you to do some independent research and watch some documentaries about life during the Depression. Don't believe me because I've written so much, be a good critical thinker. Don't believe me and then do nothing. Watch those early movie reels and see how people starved and struggled to make it. [/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 >>
English speaking soldiers in Ukraine and 20 other things you should know
Smoking gun' Benghazi documents finally obtained
Your home appliances will soon be remotely controlled by the government
The Shemitah: The Biblical Pattern Which Indicates That A Financial Collapse May Be Coming In 2015
Plan C: The Top Secret Cold War plan for Martial Law in the USA
Vitamin D combined with exercise is crucial for reversing insulin resistance in type 2 diabetics, study shows
$100 Trillion American Economic Collapse
New Strain of Pig Virus Affects Minnesota Farmers
Scientists Debate Whether Solar Lull Could Trigger Another ‘Little Ice Age’
CDC's Own Data: Vaccine-Infant Death Link
Global Warming Mounting Weird Comeback in 2015 - Agenda 21 Looming
Millennials: Escape the Credit/Debt Matrix
Public Water Fluoridation Being Challenged in Dallas
Cali Doctor Says, Don't Vaccinate Children
Supreme Court: Cops can do illegal things if it's an honest mistake
Ferguson Scared the Super-Rich So Bad They’re Planning Exits
Obamacare program costs $50,000 in taxpayer money for every American who gets health insurance, says bombshell budget report
As The Middle Class Evaporates, Global Oligarchs Plan Their Escape Form The Impoverished Pleb Masses
Justice Dept spying on millions of US drivers - report
2.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Up Downingtown, Pennsylvania
US Pacific Fleet Commander Drops Bombshell About Obama and Muslim Brotherhood
“Communist Party USA” Leader Drops Bombshell About the Democrat Party
State Of Maine Kicks 6,500 People Off Of Food Stamps
Think the New Underwear You Buy Hasn’t Been Worn Before? Think Again.
Anchor Gives Obama The Finger and looses her job
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.004s (3 queries)