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How to Make Your own Knife

In a survival situation there are some skills that would be good to know. Forging and metalworking to make your own weapons and tools would be a couple of those skills. The video below will teach you how to make your own knife, but before you begin you should know that knife making is a slow, painstaking, hard, and sometimes frustrating process. Most knife making requires multiple skills. This video is... read more

Stop Bleeding by Knowing Your Pressure Points

Knowing how to stop someone’s bleeding is perhaps one of the most important things we can learn for our survival as well as our friends and family. Many people have a vague idea of how to tie a tourniquet but don’t necessarily know how often to loosen it or where exactly it should go when tying it off. I know very few people who know and understand how to stop bleeding by pinching pressure... read more

How to Survive an Economic Collapse

How do you Survive an Economic Collapse? In case you haven’t been following the news lately, Greece is once again falling apart at the seams. There is panic in the streets as Greeks scramble to pull their meager savings from the banks, and shortages of food and medicine are beginning to mount. In short, Greece is on the brink of collapse, and they’re far past the point of no return. Fortunately, there is... read more

Survival Skills for Children

Gone are the days when many kids are Boy or Girl Scouts and learn simple survival skills for children. Today we live in urban environments and few adults, let alone kids, have any survival skills or knowledge. Survival Mom is a blog that was started in 2009 and has articles on a wide variety of skills for the modern day survivalist. The article below was originally written in 2012 and is a good list of... read more

Basic Medical Kit Bag

Whether you are bugging out or hunkering down you need to have a basic medical kit. You should actually have a couple, one in your vehicle and one on your person if you are in the field.  They may or may not be exactly the same but regardless you need to have one. You never know when someone will get hurt and need medical attention. You may even come across someone else in a car accident or other... read more

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