You never know when a zombie apocalypse can occur.
Imagine yourself walking along, minding your own business, when BOOM - zombie apocalypse right at your front door.
That's why one of our favorite blogs has the tools and info to make sure you and your kids can survive a zombie apocalypse.
I know the BSA is woefully unpopular right now, but pick up a manual if you can and study it with your kids. In it you will find all manner of survival skills that your kids are going to need in their flight from zombies. Fire starting, knot tying, shelter building–this is the stuff of scouting and the BSA would do well to re-brand themselves with zombies in mind.
2. Situational Ethics
You teach your kids about right and wrong every day. Throw in some situational ethics while you’re at it. It’s not easy during a zombie apocalypse. Rules change. You might have to kill an infected friend, for example. No one wants to face these challenges, but facing up to these challenges is what separates the wheat from the chaff or, in other words, the survivors from the zombie bait.
3. Leadership Skills
Whenever there is a zombie apocalypse a clear leader always emerges. Sometimes more than one, but one will be a renegade with poor judgment and will die. People need a leader. You need to teach your kids to be strong and articulate. They should understand how to make a plan and delegate its parts, giving the most difficult parts of the plan to the most expendable characters. Now, if your kid just is not going to hack it as a leader there is still hope. Teach them meek acceptance and instill in them a willingness to follow the strongest personality and things will probably turn out OK for them.
4. Ham Radio
Sure they can text, pin, and Instagram. But those skills are not going to help them contact other survivors who might be holed up somewhere with silos of food to share. HAM radio will. It’s not clear why, but all communications are down during a zombie apocalypse. You can’t just call the CDC or the National Guard. You have to use a radio and you probably have to use Morse code. Them’s the facts,
5. Picky Eaters Will Die
I can’t stress this point enough: your adorable little fuss bucket who only eats Dino Nuggets will die if he can’t eat squirrel and choke down raw goat’s milk. As a parent, you simply must not tolerate the picky eater. No exceptions."