The multi-dimensional expectations of modern society mean the pressure on women is continually growing, and since it’s estimated they drive 70-80% of household purchasing decisions – while juggling family, friends and careers – they like to be prepared for those ‘just in case’ moments to deliver on the demands of their busy world.

This innate ability to be prepared for anything is a scientific fact – women’s brains are structurally designed for interconnectivity, making them effective at multi-tasking, as well as considering multiple eventualities.  Take your family, for example. When it comes to taking care of them, you’re prepared in every respect, especially with regards to your children, who’re the loves of your life. Their future is top of mind, so you work hard to afford quality education, the best medical care and a good home. All these preparations let them know they can rely on your never-ending support.

1st for Women recognises the immense value you place on your family’s wellbeing, which is why they’re bringing you an informative series to help you secure your family’s future.

6 TIPS FOR BEING PREPARED

Keep an emergency phone

It must always be charged and loaded with airtime.

Keep a list of emergency contact numbers

Make sure it’s visible to everyone at all times.

Create a family WhatsApp group

Come up with a secret code to use during an emergency.

Have a family exit plan

Include information on where to go after exiting the house, what to take, etc.

Teach survival skills

Kids must know how to use basic first aid, a fire extinguisher or signal for help.

Educate your kids to be vigilant

and  aware of the landmarks in your area.

1st for Women is there in life’s ‘just in case’ moments, with insurance and services specifically designed for you. Their car and home insurance caters to women’s unique needs and their Guardian Angel Assist helps you in home, road and medical emergencies – so that you’re always ready. #JustInCase. * FSP 15261. Ts&Cs apply