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Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFDad may earn a small commission at NO additional cost to you. How To Keep Communicating Even When the Internet Stops These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing […]

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How To Start An IV Starting an IV is a valuable skill to have in your first aid arsenal and you may potentially save someone’s life doing it, since it can be used as a route of delivering medication or drawing blood. It takes a little practice to get the hang of it, but once you can do it […]

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Knowing the steps to find edible wild plants can spell the difference between life and death in a SHTF scenario. If you’re into survival training, camping, trekking, or just loves the outdoors, this article will surely serve you well. Importance of Knowing the Steps to Find Edible Wild Plants For many people, knowing the steps […]

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Being able to DIY a lot of home repairs is a huge part of prepping for when SHTF, but do you know that you can actually DIY a lot of plumbing problems yourself without needing to be a DIY fanatic? What I realized when I became a dad is that a lot of plumbing problems […]

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Gardening without soil is fast becoming a trend among urban dwellers as well as prepping and homesteading enthusiasts and for good reason. When I first heard about the concept of hydroponics, the first thing that came to my mind was how cool would it be to be able to grow plants indoors without needing soil […]

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I was watching some documentaries the other day and one of the SHTF scenarios discussed is an EMP wave. I won’t get into the specifics of an EMP, but what you need to know is that it will fry up every single piece of unprotected digital equipment when it happens. An EMP wave means all […]

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Heat stroke is a potentially fatal form of hyperthermia, or a high body temperature, that usually occurs in hot and humid climates. It can be caused by being in a hot environment for an extended period of time or by strenuous physical activity. Furthermore, it may be exacerbated by dehydration, alcohol consumption, or a person […]

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Cloth Diapering for Dummies As a dad, I’ve thought about how diapering would look if SHTF.  Since disposable diapers will be one of the first things to fly off the shelves, what does one do when they’re all gone?  Cloth diapering is the obvious solution. Are you aware of the benefits of cloth diapering? Do you know […]

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You’re walking along in the woods either on your own or with your family, be that your partner or kids, and realize you left the trail behind you and now you have no idea where you’re at or where the trail might be to get you back to civilization. What should you do? The first […]

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