Wills, emergency plans, life insurance. Most of us suck at them all. I know I do. I’ve procrastinated to the point of irresponsibility. Because I don’t want to think about who gets my kids if I’m not there or worry about Ms M having to hand my 3-year-old the hastily written note in her earthquake bag. I hate the thought of a reality that remotely needs my having thought through these questions.
So I don’t.
It’s because it’s hard, that it’s necessary.
At Poppy we try to make the hard, delightful. So we thought of finding a way to make this as pain-free and straightforward for families.
So here’s a wonderfully simple and non-overwhelming approach to emergency planning. A quick little quiz that spits out a handy-dandy emergency plan for you, put together by Sharon Pope, a marketer and a mama that loses sleep like we do over this stuff.
Let’s do this.
2) American Red Cross: Make a Plan
3) Build your own kit list: Build a Kit
4) Emergency Planning with your kids: WIRED article
5) Ready-made Earthquake Kit: Earthquake Bag