Posted December 18, 2017 12:35 pm by Comments

By G. Halek

The easiest way for my family to go Christmas shopping is if we all go to the mall at the same time, split up, and convene back at a set time. This gives the kids an opportunity to fan out and pick out gifts for their friends at school and sports.

As a concealed carrier, I know that it’s not just my life I have to worry about. There’s countless people around me who are just as interested in preserving themselves. And there’s also my family — who may or may not be nearby if a bad situation were to occur.

I don’t usually talk to my kids point blank about scenario situations like a shooting incident in the mall. To be honest, where I live, it’s never come up — and I hope it never will.

The oldest, 13, knows how to use guns and understands proper handling but he’s still 9 years away from being a concealed carrier.

We talk about emergency situations in generalized terminology. It may be a thing that my kids see in their lifetime, it may not. I hope it isn’t.

So, in a situation where we’re all spread out and feel relatively safe, there comes a serious need …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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