What food your family should have on hand for an emergency depends on the tools you have. For the sake of argument, let’s assume that you have a manual can opener and serving utensils but no other items, such as a propane burner. Check out these items for cheap and easy hurricane—or other disaster—prep.
For Americans who live in the Southeast, hurricanes are a part of life. While hurricane seasons have become stronger in the past decade, they have always been part of life in this part of the country for a long time. While most of the focus is on how to prepare for the hurricane to ensure proper hygiene, water, and food, it’s important to be able to keep yourself—and your kids!—occupied while you’re waiting out the storm. Check out these ideas:
Back to school can be a stressful time for parents, students, and teachers. There are some ways to make the process easier for parents as they prepare their children to move into the new school year. Spend the weeks before school starts getting ready for the year ahead to ensure a good experience for everyone. These tips should be basic starting points for getting your kiddo ready for back to school.
Whether you’re an experienced hurricane survivor or a newbie to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, you should be prepared for hurricane season as it approaches. There are a few basic principles to adhere to if you want to make sure that your household is ready when the winds and rain come.
Snacks are an important part of most people’s diets, but if you can have healthy snacks, they are even better! Here are some delicious options if you want to add some fruit and vegetable snacks to your rotation. The key to choosing healthy snacks is to prepare them before you’re ready to eat. Spend an hour on the weekend chopping fruits and veggies and making dips and spreads so that it’s easier to choose this option when you’re looking for something to stave off between-meal hunger.
Parents often work hard to come up with summer activities for their elementary schoolers. While these small kiddos need to be occupied, that’s often the case for middle schoolers in the summer as well. If you are trying to keep a tween or young teen’s mind and body busy over the summer, check out these ideas.