Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ready or Not #239: Drink Up

I don’t have any babies in my house and all of my children have grown up, but I have Pedialyte in my food storage.  I could just as easily have Gatorade in my storage, but the Pedialyte was on sale.  Why have either product in your food storage?  Because you want to be prepared.

Ready or Not #239: Drink Up gives you a homemade recipe in the event that you need rehydration and don’t have Pedialyte or Gatorade on hand.

 

 

Ready or Not #238: Transportation Shut-Down and Other Concerns

Last week there was a tragedy and a bit of a scare. A man robbed a bank in southern Utah and of course the police pursued him. When the police caught up with him, he committed suicide. That was the tragedy. It’s all about choices.

There were three packages in the back seat of the robber’s car that made the police nervous so they shut down the road and didn’t allow any traffic through the area. Ready or Not #238: Transportation Shut-Down and Other Concerns discusses how you could be impacted if you were caught in a similar situation.

Ready or Not #149: Quarantine Sick Family Members

What if family member gets sick?  I know, it’s a lousy question, but we have to face reality.  If the anticipated 30% of the population gets sick during a pandemic, then chances are, somebody in your family is going to get sick – and the bigger the family, the bigger the chances.  So what should you do with the sickie?  Quarantine them of course.

Ready or Not #149: Quarantine Sick Family Members gives great advice on how to care for sick members of your family — and prevent other family members from getting sick, too.