Tag: kids

Involving Kids in Preparedness

Happy New Year! It’s time to get those kids involved in preparedness. How do we do that? Kids are smarter than we give them credit for and we must realize that they can handle a lot more than we think. Kids want to help, they want to get involved, they want to do what you…
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January 11, 2019 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

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

Responsibility as parents with guns!

Responsibility as parents with guns Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Growing up my dad used to say to me that “gun control is a steady hand” whenever an argument percolated in the media about restrictions on firearms. As a youngster, it was not a slogan or a gimmick. It was not an…
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July 30, 2018 1

Being Frugal in Preparedness!

Being Frugal in Preparedness! Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Frugality was a stigma as I grew up. It was something akin to stingy, miserly, unwilling to share. The connotation of being frugal is something over the last few decades has gone so far from its origins that has become something that is…
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July 23, 2018 1

Beat the Stress Remain Calm

Beat the Stress Remain Calm Host: Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided Have you ever been in a Stressful or frightening situation, Well REMAIN CALM. We will go further in depth of techniques and ways a keeping your head when the moment at hand begs to differ. This advice will cover information on adults,…
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July 15, 2018 0

Introduction, Culmination and Cultivation!

Introduction, Culmination and Cultivation! Ryan Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Cultivation. It is the young plant – the seedling. The thing that we capture in the early stages of growth. We shelter young seeds and frail starts from the harshness of the world just long enough to allow them to grow on their…
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June 18, 2018 1

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids Survival Skills!

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids Survival Skills With everything that is going on in the world today, and the fact that many children are addicted to technology, these 5 ways to teach your kids survival skills can really help to make a difference in their lives. From identifying plants to building a shelter, to…
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August 4, 2017 1