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So, this is really a thread to see what everybody does for a living-maybe there is a trend with particular job interests and skills that is associated with cloth diapering (it's a stretch, but it is diaper related

So, what do you and ds or dp (if you have one) do?

I will start:
I am a part time (very) adjunct faculty at a local university, I teach science (Environmental Micro, Nutrition-all the "ologies")

no dh or dp here-but ds' dad is an auto mechanic and tattoo artist
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I'm a SAHM.

Dh is an engineer/analyst type in the airline industry.
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This is kind of fun.

My career now is a SAHM, prior to my DD I was a mechanical engineer in the oil industry. My DH works for the State Troopers. Haven't found any other oil mongers here LOL

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I'm a SAHM, with a degree in environmental science, and my dh is a reactor operator at a nuclear power plant.
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I am a SAHM and DH is a computer programmer/manager
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yowza-and I thought I had stress!
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I am a SAHM, my husband is a computer geek.
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i'm a sahm, degree in social sciences
dh is in computers

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OOoooo thanks for starting!

I am a SAHM...I went to school for business, then took make-up art at a college for fun.

My husband owns a bunch of pizza shops.

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Oh and I am 27 and my DH is 33. I tried being crunchy once,(even bought Birkies and a batik tie behind dress) but I was not fooling anyone. We are more like wet bread. Hey I tried though.

Looking forward to learning about the rest of you.
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Now I am a SAHM but before the kiddies I was a CSR Manager for a local call center. And DH is the General Manager for a local Car Care Center, he pretty much runs the show.
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I was a SAHM/WAHM until Maxi was 13 months when I went back to work for the legal dept of a VERY large Corp. I am hoping to sometime be able to stay home again and just be a WAHM (its hard doing both).

DH is a baseball player and has always since I met him in college. He has no clue about the *real* working world! LOL!

We are not super crunchy but more than most people we know. We BF, CD, Co sleep, eat organic, recycle (mainly try to reduce first though), selectively vax and the more time goes on and the more I read and research the more *natural* we become.

We are a pretty conservative family in principle but not so much in the way we live -- sort of weird I know!
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ok sahms-what about pre baby?
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Iam a sahm and my Dh work as a computer admidtrator.

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DH and I are both students. I'm studying to be an IBCLC and dh is majoring in radiation health physics. He will mix chemo drugs and other scary stuff like that
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Looks like we have some stuff in common.

I'm a SAH weight lifting, super shopper, gardening mama and DH is a chopper riding, power lifting computer geek.

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Currently a SAHM but before that I worked for a Contract Research Organization in the Data Management department. Basically processing the data from the clinical trials and prepping it for Biostatistics.

Hubby's a computer geek but specifically a SysAdmin for a national HMO.

I'm also recently crunchy (BF, CS, slinging, CDer) but socially conservative.
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I'm a SAHM (who also happens to work *very* part-time from home as a paralegal).

DH is a financial analyst at a nuclear power plant.
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Up until a few weeks ago I was a part time preschool teacher.I am now all WAHM.Before I had ds I worked at daycares and was a nanny.

I am a single mother. I will be looking for another job soon to pay the bills but I am wanting to enjoy some summertime with my son.

I enjoy gardening , painting , and baseball when I am not diaper shopping :LOL
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I'm an environmental planner and work full-time (plus) for an engineering consulting firm. My company is really great about working with employee's needs, and I work from home full-time as a teleworker (I have to go to the office in the big city about 1 day a week). DH is getting his PhD in International Politics and stays home with the kids (and it!).

I suppose my career is somewhat related to cloth diapering (just to keep things on topic!), since one of my clients manages a major landfill. Of course, that client thinks I'm a for using cloth
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I am a WAHM prior to my children I worked in food service management. DH is an Hvac installer ( heating venting air conditioning ) prior to that he was military
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Well Pre Ryan I was a claims adjustor for and insurance company and now I SAH and Dh is in the air force he is an Areospace propulsionsest (sp) :LOL
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Neat thread!

Hubby and I own a company selling high end laptop computers. The best part is that I get to work from home! Can I link to our site? www.pctorque.com. We own/run www.notebookforums.com too! We LOVE working for ourselves. We also employ several family members and we love that too.

Nothing to do with cloth diapering - we just want the best for our kids. Oh, and I am 25 and hubby is 29.
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I am now a SAHM, pre -babies was a nurse. DH is also a nurse.

Maggie, wife and mom to three
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Originally Posted by summiebee

Oh and I am 27 and my DH is 33...we are not crunchy(not that that is a bad thing haha).

I'm 27 and my dh is 33 also, same age span.
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I am a SAHM. My dh is a computer geek.
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I am a SAHM, and nursing student (but off for the summer )
DH does surveillance for a local indian casino (watches on camera and makes sure people don't cheat, etc.)
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I am mostly a SAHM, but I do own my own business in home investments and rental properties. DH is in the Navy.
Prebabies, I was a Director of Operations for a large Recreation company. Basically that means I was a district manager.
I actually got into cloth diaper when DS was 5 mos old, I was still working full time plus at that point. When people found out I started to cloth diaper they all thought I was nuts. DH was in the navy reserve at the time and had his own insurance company going. THe Navy did not leave much choice for his business and reserve, so he went regular active in late 2002. We look forward to getting out!
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High school teacher. DH is the director of an educational nonprofit.
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Originally Posted by MissSugarKane
Up until a few weeks ago I was a part time preschool teacher.I am now all WAHM.

No DH or DP.I am not sure what ds's dad does other then be a deadbeat

Max's Mami what league is dh in?
He is in the Southern league in Jacksonville FL. For a few years he was in the Pacific Coast League with the Anaheim Angels so he played near(ish) you -- his team was in Salt Lake but they played the Giants AAA in Fresno and the A's AAA in Sac.
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DH works for the local phone company, and is an ex Marine. He's an installer/repairman. He's the guy that comes to your house when you're having phone line problems, and if he happens to be good looking, that's Joe!!

I was an early childhood educator (this is where I discovered cloth) but that didn't pay, so then I was a secretary at a construction office, then insurance office (worst job EVER), and then I spend 3 years working for a prominent electrician doing office work. Then 4 weeks b/4 my due date my dd was born, and now 10 months later, I'm starting out as a WAHM. WOOOOOHOOOOOO!!

Oh, and also, I'm working on a teaching degree - elementary education, because America needs good, no GREAT teachers!
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