MOST Americans NOT Prepared for a Disaster -- Here Come the Zombies

Why do Americans continue living under a cloud of a false sense of security. According to newsday, American's continue to believe that preparing for a disaster is worth their time. I want to come at it from another perspective. It is from that of a safety worker. If you area firemen, medical professional, police officer, volunteer worker or other worker trained to support a community in times of a disaster, you are at risk of those of us who simply ignore the [more]

Survival Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen peroxide can be a great tool in your emergency pack. It has hundreds of uses that can help you clean and disinfect along with dozens of medical uses. It is a very overlooked, underused, ignored and bypassed home remedy that gets modest attention next to the hype of overpriced survival products we think are somehow better. Not true. I am all into all kinds of simple and Hydrogen peroxide is that "simple" I love. My favorite use is to gargle every night with it for sterile breath, whiter teeth and the ability to kill millions of troublesome bacteria that wreck havoc [more]

Disaster Tip of the Week: Self Cleaning Oven Fumes Make You Sick

It was a productive morning and starting my oven on "self clean" seemed important as I noticed grease building on the  bottom. Eager to get least favorite job done while the kids were at school. Our household cooks a lot and with Christmas behind us it was time for some early spring cleaning. I wanted also wanted to practice what I preach and do the necessary things to keep my family safe. My recent article also spoke of the dangers of leaving grease on the bottom of the oven while cooking. I had accumulated a significant puddle of grease from all of the [more]

Disaster Tip of the Week: How to Keep Coyotes Away!

Disaster Tip of the Week: How to Keep Coyotes Away!This weekend is my son's 14th birthday and I will be celebrating with family and friends in the hills of Los Angeles, California, near Griffith Park. But before I can celebrate and have peace of mind I want to know more about the growing coyote population I see each time I visit. Recently, I visited my mother's grave near the area and a large, very bold Coyote, decided to walk right past me without a flinch as it prowled the area for its next meal.  With no where to run or hide, I slowly moved toward my car in the open [more]

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Did you know that Halloween is considered one of the most dangerous nights of the year for children? Did you know that on average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween as compared to any other day of the year according to Safe Kids USA? To keep our little ones from Zombie […]

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How to Teach Your Kids to SURVIVE a House Fire

by DisasterMOM on October 5, 2014 · 0 comments

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Did you know that in two minutes a house fire can be life threatening and in five an entire home can be engulfed in flames according to FEMA? October is Fire Prevention Month and a time to make a plan. House fires occur often and sadly too many children lose their lives.   A house […]

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Do you look at your land line as a technology dinosaur? It is time to look at your land line with “fresh eyes” and new found respect after reading this. September is National Disaster Preparedness month and your phone is your #1 disaster tool. Don’t disconnect your land line just yet. Many of us have […]

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Why Honey is the PERFECT Survival Food

by DisasterMOM on March 18, 2014 · 1 comment

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Honey is a miraculous super food. Books have been written on the benefits. Did you know that Honey, if stored properly, can literally last a lifetime or longer. There have even been accounts of 2000+ year old honey found in tombs that is still edible. That is why Honey is the perfect survival food and […]

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How to Use Your Bathtub for Emergency Water Storage

by DisasterMOM on January 31, 2014 · 0 comments

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The average person uses 80-100 gallons of water per day according to the US Geological Survey.  If a disaster strikes, normal water usage is drastically reduced for survival purposes. The concept of using your bathtub(s) for emergency storage is an excellent survival backup plan that requires minimal preparation and can provide as much as 100 […]

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Anyone who is prepared to survive an economic, military, or natural disaster knows that prepping food, water, and shelter are basic necessities. But something that most people do not take into consideration is the fact that ownership of gold and silver could be equally beneficial. You may think this sounds crazy, but as disaster strikes […]

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Paracord is an amazing tool for survival. It is simple, practical and it can be used every day. And it looks trendy, cool! When I was approached to try the Paracord product, I had no idea what makes this material highly desirable. My first thought was it must be a cross between high tech survival […]

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Does Your Family Know What to Do in An Earthquake?

by DisasterMOM on March 10, 2013

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What would you do if your family were in an earthquake? What decisions would you make? Worldwide, there are several million earthquakes annually. Only approximately 20,000 can be located or considered significant enough to measure as reported by United States Geological Survey’s. In the last 30 It -. Rosacea tried http://showcrewstaffing.com/slow/online-viagra-canada.html while is his http://kurdish-homes.com/viagra-online-pharmacy-reviews […]

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Valentine’s Day is an excellent time to energize your marriage and remind yourself why investing in healthy communication practices is all part of a growing, thriving marriage. Healthy communication is the ultimate survival tool when times get tough. I am not a PhD, counselor, marriage therapist or guru in this area, but I do know […]

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Do you know the government gets audited? It’s hard to believe anyone is watching out for us, but yes, there is some accountability and it is in the form of the Government Accounting office or the annual GAO report. It was released several weeks ago and you probably haven’t heard of it. Basically, the findings are […]

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Disaster Tip of the Week: How to Make Your Own Toothpaste!

by DisasterMOM February 1, 2013
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Have you ever wondered what ingredients are in your toothpaste? The average person will brush 730 to 1,095 times a year or 38.5 days of their life. It might be wise to know what you are putting in your mouth! Your Mouth is a Super Highway The mouth and gums are the superhighway to EVERY […]

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What Does the Mayan Calendar and Freeze-Dried Food Storage Have in Common?

by DisasterMOM January 3, 2013
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Congratulations! If you are reading this then you survived the “end of the world.” Millions of people were fooled into thinking that the “Mayan Calendar” provided some kind of insight different than what God’s word already stated long before it existed. The bible boldly declares in Matthew 24:36, and many other scriptures, “we will not […]

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What is the Fiscal Cliff?

by DisasterMOM November 24, 2012
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Millions of  Americans are concerned about the current state of the economy.  By 2013, 90 percent of Americans will see some kind of tax increase and continued record unemployment. In fact, many people are talking about what is referred to as the “fiscal cliff.” Elections do have consequences. So, what is the fiscal cliff? The […]

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Guilt Free Almond Vanilla Shake Recipe

by DisasterMOM October 19, 2012
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While Enjoying Your Delicious Shake — Learn about Great ShakeOut Drills Below… I have to share this recipe with you. It’s simple, healthy and very deceiving. Your  taste buds will have a hard time knowing what happened to them. What I mean is this. You think you are drinking one of those high fat, high […]

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September is National Disaster Preparedness Month — Do You Have the “Vial of Life” on Your Refrigerator?

by DisasterMOM September 7, 2012
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September is National Disaster Preparedness month and this is the time to learn what a “Vial of Life” is and how it can save your life. A local area hospital sent my kit as part of  their new hospital promotion.  I had no idea what it was and was curious about what it offered.   […]

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Drowning is Silent — Do You Know the Distress Signs?

by DisasterMOM August 5, 2012
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Every parent needs to read this! This may change your perception about how children drown. Drowning is silent and if you are entrusted with the care of children, knowing the distress signs can save a life. I can’t think of anything more disasterous than a senseless drowning of a child that could of been prevented. […]

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Disaster Tip of The week: Discover Which Fruits and Vegetables are MOST Contaminated

by DisasterMOM July 2, 2012
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  We can’t escape the fact that toxins are in our fruits and vegetables. Below you will find a list of the least to highest pesticide contaminates in your produce. Organic is best but even then we can’t always be sure unless you grow your own. Organic can be expensive and not everyone can pay […]

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Study Suggests Coffee Prevents Alzheimer’s Disease

by DisasterMOM June 16, 2012
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Those of us who love a good cup or two or three of coffee in the morning typically find ourselves on the prowl for concrete evidence that tells us what our itching ears what to hear. That somehow coffee is good for us other than making us jitter like a bug and nuerotic like a […]

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Memorial Day 2012 — Teaching Your Kids To Remember

by DisasterMOM May 28, 2012
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Before we strike up the barbecue and kick off the unofficial summer season, our family takes time to remember. Memorial Day is a day we teach our kids to remember about  those who died for our freedoms. We’ve been doing this since they were toddlers. San Diego is privileged to have many memorials and we […]

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Disaster Tip of the Week: Nail It Down before The ‘Big One’

by DisasterMOM May 27, 2012
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When the next quake hits, will you be ready? The time is now to nail it down. In California, experts predict within the next 10 years or less we can expect an earthquake. Since it is long overdue, they believe it could be longer and stronger. Disaster Preparedness experts recommend that before the big one […]

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Mother’s Day Memories…They Call It The Slow Goodbye

by DisasterMOM May 12, 2012
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Remembering my mother this Mother’s Day weekend was a chance to celebrate her life. Over the years my mother Willma (or Billie) saved me from what seemed like one disaster after another. She was the original DisasterMOM. There were emotional disasters, fashion disasters, boyfriend disasters, family disasters and even a real earthquake disaster in 1971. […]

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Disaster Tip of the Week: How to Make Scrap Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Pantry

by DisasterMOM April 13, 2012
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Apple Cider Vinegar is known as the “The Miracle Cure.” Scientists have identified as many as 90 different substances in this wonder drink. Scrap apple cider vinegar is inexpensive, healthy and something cool to do with your kids. I enjoy reading about the health benefits, particularly the claims that apple cider vinegar can help allergy and asthma suffers. You […]

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Disaster Prepare With “The Miracle Cure”…Apple Cider Vinegar A “Must Have” for Your Pantry

by DisasterMOM April 8, 2012
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Known as the “Miracle Cure” Apple Cider Vinegar has been around for centuries and is truly a natural healing gift from God. Around 400 B.C., the “Father of Medicine,” Hippocrates, told of its healing properties and the health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. Every well stocked pantry should have a supply of Apply Cider Vinegar […]

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Disaster Tip of the Week: Learn How Power Windows Can Kill…Avoid a Freak Accident!

by DisasterMOM March 24, 2012
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Did you know that your car’s power windows can kill? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety, as many as 2,000 emergency rooms visits occur each year due to power window accidents in a vehicle. Power windows have enough force to fracture, crush or even strangle a child. Power windows can exert an upward force […]

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What You MUST Know to Keep Your Family Pet Disaster Safe…Farewell to Geo!

by DisasterMOM March 19, 2012
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Our pet friends need to be included in our disaster plan. Disasters, big or small, can happen in a moment and it is easy to overlook a very important member of our family. This article is dedicated to our special pet, Geo, a beautiful white German Schnauzer, who died this March, 2012, due to an […]

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MOST Americans NOT Prepared for a Disaster — Here Come the Zombies

by DisasterMOM November 16, 2014

Why do Americans continue living under a cloud of a false sense of security. According to newsday, American’s continue to believe that preparing for a disaster is worth their time. I want to come at it from another perspective. It is from that of a safety worker. If you area firemen, medical professional, police officer, […]

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Survival Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide

by DisasterMOM November 16, 2014

Hydrogen peroxide can be a great tool in your emergency pack. It has hundreds of uses that can help you clean and disinfect along with dozens of medical uses. It is a very overlooked, underused, ignored and bypassed home remedy that gets modest attention next to the hype of overpriced survival products we think are […]

Read the full article →

Disaster Tip of the Week: Self Cleaning Oven Fumes Make You Sick

by DisasterMOM November 16, 2014

It was a productive morning and starting my oven on “self clean” seemed important as I noticed grease building on the  bottom. Eager to get least favorite job done while the kids were at school. Our household cooks a lot and with Christmas behind us it was time for some early spring cleaning. I wanted […]

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Disaster Tip of the Week: How to Keep Coyotes Away!

by DisasterMOM November 16, 2014

This weekend is my son’s 14th birthday and I will be celebrating with family and friends in the hills of Los Angeles, California, near Griffith Park. But before I can celebrate and have peace of mind I want to know more about the growing coyote population I see each time I visit. Recently, I visited […]

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