Category: Kids

Was Mary Poppins a Prepper?! With The Next Generation Show

This week we take a critical look on what it means to be a Prepper. In an effort to debunk the stigma and negative connotation that comes along with being a prepper, we’re striving to expose preppers in a new light. This is the first in a new series segment that we’ll be spacing out…
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March 9, 2019 0

Teaching Kids to Fish – Survival for a Lifetime! with The Next Generation

  As the old saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day – teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” At a surface level, the act of fishing seems simple enough. Put some bait on a line and cast it off and within a few seconds…
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February 17, 2019 0

The Sharpest Tool in the Shed

The Sharpest Tool in the Shed! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! As a kid growing up, I remember the first knife I ever received. I remember the weight and feel of it, the dangers and risks, the responsibilities and the restraints. It was a gift and still is to this…
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January 8, 2019 0

Winter Time Water Procurement

Winter Time Water Procurement! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Even in the dead of winter, water is the greatest source of life we have. But winter has its own challenges when it comes to access to water. Cold temperatures often wreak havoc on the typical water sources. Take a look…
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December 29, 2018 0

It’s alive! ALIVE! “Maintenance”

It’s alive! ALIVE! “Maintenance” Ryan & Collin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! We barely escaped zombies last week, but now we’re faced with a new terror on the horizon: the Frankenstein in the garage. This week on The Next Generation Show, we will be going over the power of bringing things to life and…
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October 15, 2018 0

Zombies Attack!

Zombies Attack! Ryan & Collin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! I watched too many scary movies as a kid. I remember sitting in the dark, wielding whatever kind of kid weaponry I had on hand – ninja swords, nunchucks, rubber band guns or the old standby: my Old Timer pocket knife, hoping that…
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October 8, 2018 0

Kids Communities and 4H

Kids Communities and 4H Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! A single strand of rope can be broken easily. Two strands is a little tougher to break. But weaving three or four strands together you will find how strong a tightly knit community can truly be. Just like rope that is intertwined, the…
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September 24, 2018 0

Kids Communities – Part 2: The Pack

Kids Communities – Part 2: The Pack Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below Kid communities are a critical part of growing up and learning to survive. Having a network of friends was and still is a critical part of how you can identify with a group, what you can contribute, and where you…
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September 17, 2018 1

Emergency Bag Basics!

Emergency Bag Basics Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post So here it is. What do you keep in your emergency bag? Are you carrying items that are necessary for you and your family. In our household we have a bag for each individual. Do you? Do the children and the adults…
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September 16, 2018 0

Kids Communities!

Kids Communities! Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Growing up, the kids we ran with set the stage for who we would grow up to be. We had our own Sandlot and Platoon and Mission Impossible teams. But even in our little groups there was a sense of understanding that one of us…
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September 10, 2018 0

Home Security for Kids!

Home Security for Kids Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below Growing up in a typical American suburb, I remember our threats outside the front door were very different compared to today. There were some outside threats that are similar today, but not nearly as many. We could do simple, everyday things to prevent…
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September 3, 2018 0

Handling loss and suffering!

Handling loss and suffering! Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! A child’s first exposure to the idea of loss and suffering often comes through the death of a family member or family pet, divorce, separation. The world as they know it comes to an end. This fixture, once a permanent part of their…
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August 27, 2018 0

Kids, Technology, and Altered Reality!

Kids, Technology, and Altered Reality Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Technology as a tool is an amazing advantage that our kids have over our generation. They have more in the palms of their hands than we did by far, and we had more than our parents. But the ongoing trend of absolute…
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August 6, 2018 1