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It has happened to all of us. We have packed up for camping, had everything we thought we needed, then realized we either did not pack the can opener or found out it is broken once we’ve needed it to open a can. What do we do now? Below are four ways of opening a can without a can opener.

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Fall camping can be an enjoyable experience, one without other people, many bugs, and cooler temperatures. Make sure you bring things to drink like cocoa or your favorite tea and you will be set.

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Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month has been a great way to get started or gain momentum in getting prepared. Look in your local community for things going on that have to do with preparedness this month.

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Taking care of yourself not only improves the way you act, think, and react—those positive effects are also passed along to the people around you. Anyone who’s started a workout routine and gotten someone else involved knows the benefit of passing along good habits.

How do we begin? Here are just a few examples of how you can take care of yourself and in the process take care of everyone around you.

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Most of the information out there about prepping has to do with adults and how they can manage and navigate a disaster situation. Very few articles have been written regarding children and what they can do. There a lot of reasons for this, but a big part of it is that we expect less from children. In our minds, they should be taken care of and not have to worry about preparing for events.

This attitude might be why we have a generation that does not garden, can, or freeze dry foods for storage. It is why we have lost the reason our ancestors made it through the Great Depression. It is why during an actual crisis, instead of worrying about important things, stores were running out of toilet paper.

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