This every day carry is 1 sheet with several “suggestions” on how to downsize for your outfit. It is also helpful if you carry a large purse. Several options that are familiar int he dark can be very soothing.
At CPR we are firm believers in being prepared – all the time.
From CPR classes to First Aid, full tanks of gas, food to feed an army (or a teenage boy sleep over), field trips, and extras for the guests you expect to arrive in a crisis and the ones that will simply come and need support. Our goal is to get your life ready both professionally and personally.
We are also the first to admit as women we don’t want to carry around a 40lb pack. A backpack is not an accessory to our heels and cocktail dresses.
We hope this article will inspire women specifically to find ways to tuck emergency kits into their purses, desks and file drawers as well as their cars.
As Mom’s we also know that preparation and leadership often falls to us. ShelleRae has been dealing with this with her son and his friends. “My son’s emergency preparedness conversation was simple – I am taking my mom – which then got his friends to all agree – taking his Mom was the best answer. My Bug Out Bags get eaten (except the tuna) on a regular basis by the boys. This makes updates easier for sure but also requires greater awareness. One field trip and I can be empty.” – ShelleRae
As avid travelers we also knew we just couldn’t manage our luggage and a BOB (Bug Out Bag). We felt that issues would arise in some places and theft could be high in others.
So we took on a challenge – we began finding ways to create emergency kits that weren’t huge, cumbersome or crazy heavy.