Earthquake Lessons: Get Emergency-Prepared

Editor's note: This week's earthquakes (and yes, I felt the babyquake in San Francisco Tuesday night), and the news about Hurricane Irene, made me stop and think about the state of my emergency kit. I was naughty and raided it several times for camping trips this summer. This weekend, I'm using the fabulous checklist SeattleMamaDoc made after the Japan quake and tsunami to restock and expand my kit. I recommend that you do, no matter where you live. -- Julie ...more

@carrieactually: great point about pet crates. I'd not heard that and it is a nice reminder. ...more