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Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-30-2010, 06:48 PM
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Posted By marisa
We love it!...

We love it! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif

I'm the homeschooling mom who handles marketing, house manager, and I help out with other administrative tasks, and my husband...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-28-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By marisa
We have screenprinting/embroidery/graphic design...

We have screenprinting/embroidery/graphic design company. I think getting some stuff worked up is a great idea. Keep an eye on the current retail color trends and motifs when you're shopping for...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-26-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By marisa
I think in this economy, people are only...

I think in this economy, people are only justifying spending money on things that are very functional as well as pretty. I'm not sure if the amazing quilts are selling, but possibly custom bedding...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-24-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By marisa
Quote: Originally Posted by HappyMommy2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HappyMommy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14941670)
What does unitedfromhome do?? It is one...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-24-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By marisa
Have you listed on Google local businesses?...

Have you listed on Google local businesses? That's free.

WAHM/craft/crunchy topsites, refermyhomebiz.com, mamapedia.com, any local parenting websites, momsoutloud.com, etc.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-24-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By marisa
The OP is so true. Home businesses, especially...

The OP is so true. Home businesses, especially when it's your sole income, require many, many hours and for your children to understand that work hours mean you have to be working. It's easier as...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-27-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By marisa
I did a few homeschooling videos, and then...

I did a few homeschooling videos, and then uploaded them to Blogger on my blog. I thought this was better than dealing with YouTube and the questionable material that sometimes came up at the end.
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Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-27-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By marisa
I have to echo what the previous poster said...

I have to echo what the previous poster said about taking it easy at first. Working from home is really hard - at least if you want to make any money from it! And it will consume your life at first....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-27-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By marisa
Hi there, I have a free e-book I can send you...

Hi there,
I have a free e-book I can send you - it's Christian based, but applicable to all: the stories are from homeschooling moms that work from home. It will give you ideas and encouragement!
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-08-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By marisa
Hi there! I'm a consultant in the U.S. and I...

Hi there!
I'm a consultant in the U.S. and I love the books. I like that the company offers the opportunity to also sell to daycare centers, schools/libraries, etc. But any direct sales business...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-22-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By marisa
I think that you can manage....

I think that you can manage. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Is it a black and white ad? I'm sure you are going to write wonderful text that will highlight the...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-21-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By marisa
I totally don't mean to turn this into a Usborne...

I totally don't mean to turn this into a Usborne vs Barefoot, but just wanted to add for the benefit of other people reading and trying to decide: Usborne added to the 'cool' factor with it's...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-21-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By marisa
Hello! First, I mean this in the most warm,...

Hello!
First, I mean this in the most warm, sincere way: Get over feeling pushy. :-)

If you are listening to your customers, and have their needs at heart, you can't be pushy. Find out in...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-21-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By marisa
I have been in the WAHM scene since about 2002 -...

I have been in the WAHM scene since about 2002 - when I decided to become a childbirth educator and was a consultant for Natural Family Boutique. Prior to having kids, I also sold wedding...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-21-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By marisa
Big fat waste of time. I spent hours and hours...

Big fat waste of time. I spent hours and hours during supposedly "High Volume" times and earned about $4.00 answering endless sports stats questions and 'inquiries' from teenagers asking about boobs.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-21-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By marisa
To be profitable as a business selling...

To be profitable as a business selling children's books like Usborne, you need to be able to do 6-8 home parties a month consistently, and recruiting often. This means you need to be on the phone...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-20-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,972
Posted By marisa
Try Kavio.com or monag.com.

Try Kavio.com or monag.com.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-05-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By marisa
Hi there! I've been a consultant since 2005. I...

Hi there! I've been a consultant since 2005. I keep having babies so as soon I get momentum going - I end up pregnant with hyperemesis and get totally stalled. I have made money with the business,...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-05-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,616
Posted By marisa
Just an FYI for those of you waiting for a low...

Just an FYI for those of you waiting for a low cost kit - it's only $35 plus shipping for September! I bought a set of five cool knights books for my boys and it was only $28 with my discount.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-03-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By marisa
I wouldn't advise something with 'gear' because...

I wouldn't advise something with 'gear' because it reminds me of zoom baby gear or full moon baby gear. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-03-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By marisa
I looked at both of them a few years ago - and I...

I looked at both of them a few years ago - and I chose Usborne because the selection is much, much larger and had more non-fiction. There's my two cents! :-)
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-21-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By marisa
This is a pay to play network marketing plan....

This is a pay to play network marketing plan. Meaning you need to invest in the products yourself through auto ship monthly if you want to be eligible for commissions. Stay away from any plans that...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-21-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By marisa
Aha! Looks exactly like how I balance it all...

Aha! Looks exactly like how I balance it all too! :-)
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-28-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By marisa
While country living is all nostalgic and...

While country living is all nostalgic and appealing to me, it does contribute to sprawl, and you have to expend so much more resources living far away from everything - though you could make it work...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-28-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By marisa
My notebook goes EVERYWHERE with me. I jot down...

My notebook goes EVERYWHERE with me. I jot down to do lists, numbers, homeschool lesson plans, money making ideas, meal ideas, wish lists, shopping lists, printouts from the computer, blogging...
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