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Preparedness Mama describes in detail the three most essential skills needed for newbie preppers. As the saying goes: “You have to learn to craw, before you walk.”  That is why this is a great article for newbie and even veteran preppers who want to get back to the basics.  These three skills are from the owners of the 45 most influential survivalist and prepper bloggers.     One skill listed is a little surprising-mental. But, it makes perfect sense to prepare mentally  for when the SHTF.

Get the mental attitude – understand what your specific challenges will be and make a plan to be safe in those instances. Do you need to prepare for earthquakes, wildfires and civil unrest? How will your family communicate if you are separated? Once you have a plan you can buy or make the things you need. Getting Started Prepping – What 3 Things Do You Need to Begin? | PreparednessMama

Also, learn the basics of emergency water storage.

Get your water storage together. Purchase containers and fill them. Learn about the ways to find and make your water safe when your supply runs out. Getting Started Prepping – What 3 Things Do You Need to Begin? | PreparednessMama

And last, but not least,  start learning about survival cooking and long term food storage.

What are you going to eat if you have to bug out? Survival Food is important. Look for something that’s simple to store and quick to prepare. It should take a minimum of energy to cook it. So MRE’s (if you like that kind of thing) or freeze dried foods are great for on the go eating. Getting Started Prepping – What 3 Things Do You Need to Begin? | PreparednessMama

Overall, a good article for newbie preppers to get started on the right path.