10 reasons why it’s better to spend time with your family during a hurricane compared to during the holidays 😜

The United States is getting its share of hurricanes this season. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated numerous homes and uprooted families. Many of us are still recovering. But from one hurricane survivor to the next… let’s look at the brighter side of things.

Here are 10 reasons why it is better to spend time with your family during a hurricane compared to during the holidays.

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You don’t have to dress up

No one is going to judge you for being comfortable doing the storm. Especially if the sweatpants and tank tops are breezy.

You can be involved with your work/job

We all know you didn’t request this time off. So go ahead… reply to your boss and check on your clients.

You won’t mess up on the gifts

Because you don’t have to buy any. Bring water, snacks, and canned goods to where-ever you plan on living during a hurricane. Everyone will be grateful.

No one will be on their phone

Hey! Eventually, the electricity is going to go down. You will have to decide how to ration your phone use. Try playing these card games.

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You already live in a vacation spot; near the water, in warm temperatures. Take a moment and look around outside. As you help close shutters and cut down hanging tree limbs before the storm.

You can be strategic in choosing where to go

Whether you want to be somewhere close to home or at your auntie’s house because she cooks well. The choice is yours as long as you are out of harm’s way.

Which brings me to my next point… You won’t be expected to cook

You aren’t the head of this household and no one is anxious to pass down recipes to you. Focus on finding a way to help with the hurricane preparations.

Your story skills will be tested. Finally 😩🙌🏾

There will be lots of down time once the electricity goes out. So, start thinking about appropriate conversational topics and a few naughty jokes to throw in.

You get to work on your game skills

If there are children around, your gaming skills will be tested. Just know that this new generation is critical… always look them in the eye and always win.

You will have time to write.

Like I mentioned, Hurricane Irma just slid her way through Florida – up the west coast and passed through all the states until she reached Tennesse. Within all those endless hours trapped inside your safe house… do something you enjoy.

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Published by Ashleya Nicole

Ashleya Nicole's uses hip hop culture to influence her writings about life, love and their lessons. She is an avid Jay Z fan and is known to quote him in conversations. ❤️

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  1. This was so deep.
    You opened my mind because I would of never thought of about it in this way
    Now still don’t like hurricanes but this really does help bring people together.
    Another thing I notice, it’s always when a tradegy strikes that bring people together

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