im prepping for a second depression . im also a single mom of 3 boys and my main concern is for them not to go thirsty or hungry.i been stocking up on canned goods,water,rice,beans and so on.i live in an apartment and my space is so limited.i dont want to ayone to think im a hoarder.im just making sure my sons get atleast one meal a day when shtf. im running out of space to save my goods. my closets are like black market grocery stores lol so far i have 100 lbs of rice,about 50 lbs of beans and everything else is canned goods.water i have about 20 gallons,couple soda bottles and i also have couple camping water jugs and 5 gal pails on the side that are empty right now but wont be if shtf .i got 2 boxes that are full of first aid stuff,i have a box full of soaps,shampoo,toothpaste and extra toothbrushes,and being the only woman in the house i have a box full of sanitary pads and tp paper.im telling you i have a mnii grocery store at home loli got lanterns,flashlights,candles,emergency blankets,an ax,i can go on and on and on about my preps. i just feel like im overdoing it sometimes.i wanted a second opinion if im in the right track or im overdoing it. im also looking for ways to protect my apt and my kids. but does it have to be a fire arm? im not fond of them so i been stocking up on butchers knifes. im a sous chef so when a knife goes dull at work i take it home and sharpen it . but are there any other ways for protection? what about glass doors? i worry about that a lot. i wat to start a garden but i dont know how to start. any advice is welcome.