Hurricane Matthew is heading towards the US. Are you prepared? Prevention and preparation are the best way to deal with any emergency situation and those of us that live in the “line of fire” of a hurricane know that well. Hurricane season began June 1, and although it is October, it is expected to be a very active season. … Read More
First and foremost, get a plan and have an emergency supply kit ready! Make a Plan: Your family may not be together when disaster strikes. It is important to plan in advance: how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations. Appoint one contact out-of-town that everyone can call … Read More
Know Your Teen
Teens are mysterious, sassy, hormonal, stubborn, and sometimes loving kids. They are faced with so many different temptations today. Are you aware of the dangers our teens face today? From drugs to alcohol to bullying, and let’s not forget – self-mutilation, bulimia, anorexia, and dating abuse. Would you know if your teen was suffering emotionally and/or physically? Do you have … Read More
Are They Ready to Leave for College?
It’s that time of year again when parents are getting their young adults ready to go to college. Whether they are going to another town, state or country, here are five important questions to ask: Do they know the difference between organizing, cleaning and disinfecting? Organizing is finding a place for everything; cleaning is removing the dirt, dust and grime; … Read More
Hurricane Season begins June 1– Are you ready? (Part 1 of 2)
Time really does fly! Once again we are faced with Hurricane Season. It starts June 1st and ends November 30th. Are you prepared? Today and tomorrow I will send out information that will not only help you to prepare, but give you information about evacuation and returning home. Hurricane prep: Make plans to secure your property. Permanent storm shutters offer … Read More
My good friend read my book “The 4-1-1 on Life Skills” and wrote about it on her blog at http://www.bookorbust.blogspot.com/. She has a terrific blog and I hope that you will visit it and read the post as well as her other posts. Chapter 24 covers Disaster Preparedness just in time!