GOOD TO KNOW! Tick Removal: "Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tickwith the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Please pass on.
DIY spinny spellers and repurposing Duplo bricks
Almost a year ago I made a couple of DIY spinny spellers for my kids, because they were learning to sound out letter combinations and blend...
Make Your Own DIY First Aid Kit For The Road!
It's always wise to have a first-aid kit on you in case of emergencies away from home. This simple DIY kit is easy and inexpensive to assemble.
Rx in the Wilderness: The 5 Medications You Need to Stay Alive
by Keith McCafferty When we talk about survival, it’s the marquee dangers that carry the conversation: snakebite, gunshot, bear attack. Nobody mentions the microscopic bug in your intestines that causes such severe diarrhea that you die from dehydration, or the plaque that dislodges from an arterial wall to stop your heart. Not a word of the bee sting that induces anaphylactic shock, asphyxiating you as mercilessly as the coils of a python. Such little things can kill you, but other little…
Dr. Mom To The Rescue~ Part 2: The Tackle Box First Aid and Wellness Kit
Of course, everyone knows that it's important to have a first aid kit, supplies, and medications in the home. We should be prepared for any emergency, crisis, or illness that hits the family. Especially in those instances where we can't get professional medical attention right away (like in the middle of the night). There are some cases where we don't need to run to the doctor; simple common ailments that can be treated at home. These situations obviously call for sound judgment, wisdom…
How to Build A Hiker's First Aid Kit
A first aid kit is an essential part of your hiking equipment. Prepackaged kits contain much of what you need, at a reasonable price. But you should consider supplementing those kits with personal medications, a flexible splint, a small roll of duct tape, povidone iodine, irrigation syringe, forceps, digital thermometer and other items.
Gross, but informative - which insect makes which bite mark and how to treat bites. - rugged life
Gross, but informative – which insect makes which bite mark and how to treat bites.