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Forum: Unschooling   03-24-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,700
Posted By lisarussell
My kids are free to choose video games all day...

My kids are free to choose video games all day if they wish, but there are so many other fun things to do and they don't often choose that. When they do, it doesn't bother me any more than they're...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-09-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,562
Posted By lisarussell
Hi, I'm Lisa (hence the creative forum name) and...

Hi, I'm Lisa (hence the creative forum name) and I have 6 girls. My oldest two are in school this year for the first time ever and I'm finding suddenly I have less time to work (90 minutes of...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-09-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,309
Posted By lisarussell
I think that since you have little to no...

I think that since you have little to no competition for cloth tampons then it would be best to just set up your own site. If you use etsy, it would be a secondary avenue to your product and not a...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-01-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By lisarussell
the socialite plugin for wordpress automatically...

the socialite plugin for wordpress automatically updates your twitter & facebook with your most recent post, every time your feed is updated

I also use socialoomph to set up auto-tweets and...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-01-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By lisarussell
My advice- is not to expect the world to notice...

My advice- is not to expect the world to notice without some work. How are you marketing? Do you have a plan for social networking? How will you "get the word out" about your business?

And...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-01-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,482
Posted By lisarussell
I'm loving the feedback here- yes, I hope...

I'm loving the feedback here- yes, I hope someone posts some links to research about play- there's so much to back up this philosophy. kids learn BEST through play- that's why schools try to "make...
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,882
Posted By lisarussell
we used one for a while- like 5 yrs- they paid...

we used one for a while- like 5 yrs- they paid for tons of dance lessons. I have a big family, though and the reporting requirements were just a pain in the butt- we had to call every week, plus I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-01-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By lisarussell
Personally- I'd embrace that energy and hope it...

Personally- I'd embrace that energy and hope it stays with her her whole life. Look at each thing you're "teaching" and see if it can be conveyed without sitting down. You don't want to teach her...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   08-30-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 52,496
Posted By lisarussell
Welcome Etoy, your RV sounds awesome- 3...

Welcome Etoy, your RV sounds awesome- 3 bedrooms? Wow http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Your adventure sounds like an education all its own, I can't imagine the boys...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-30-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By lisarussell
Redbubble.com is a newer one I've heard great...

Redbubble.com is a newer one I've heard great things about

Also- here's an article with a link to a free ebook- all about selling stock photography online
...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-30-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By lisarussell
You can get $15/article at Demand Studios if you...

You can get $15/article at Demand Studios if you have a degree.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-30-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By lisarussell
1- so I can make my own schedule around my kids'...

1- so I can make my own schedule around my kids' activities
2- so I can be in complete control of my income every month
3- so I don't have to buy work clothes or commute or pretend to enjoy the...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-19-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By lisarussell
I'm not too sure I like the new guidelines, I'm...

I'm not too sure I like the new guidelines, I'm afraid quality will go down, we don't need that. I hope they will be unveiling a system to deal with the quality.

i absolutely LOVE the new tool...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-19-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,430
Posted By lisarussell
From her perspective, this was important to her,...

From her perspective, this was important to her, too. I don't understand the logic behind saying no to something a child really wants and expecting them to go against their own inner guidance in...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   08-16-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 52,496
Posted By lisarussell
We pick up our 36 ft - big @$$ RV on Thursday-...

We pick up our 36 ft - big @$$ RV on Thursday- my husband went out and paid for it today, we're having a little work done on it right now.

exhale....

we were going to do it next week, we jut...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   07-24-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 19,312
Posted By lisarussell
We're totally unjobbers Multiple streams of...

We're totally unjobbers

Multiple streams of Income - I operate 20-40 niche blogs and get money from at least 7 different ad networks, plus affiliate sales and leads. I also sell stock...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-24-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By lisarussell
Quote: Originally Posted by proudmamanow...

Quote:
Originally Posted by proudmamanow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15655896)
I am thinking about applying for...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   07-12-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 52,496
Posted By lisarussell
This is an excellent question. We are preparing...

This is an excellent question. We are preparing to hit the road in mid August. We'd like to spend next year touring in the RV, so our trip in August will be about a month long "trial run" whereby we...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-16-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By lisarussell
The Suite101 news thing, that's so exciting....

The Suite101 news thing, that's so exciting. Examiner.com has that and I notice higher traffic on some of my news-y Eaminer articles, so I can't wait to use it for S101 articles.

Anyone else...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,839
Posted By lisarussell
When I was waitressing I bought a mom dinner....

When I was waitressing I bought a mom dinner. She came in with her two boys and she was so sweet and patient with them, she said that their dad was MIA, and I felt so sad for her. I used my tips to...
Forum: Television   03-07-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By lisarussell
I will be interviewing the expert, that was on...

I will be interviewing the expert, that was on Radical Parenting, in response to her participation in the show, so if you have any questions for her please let me know. You can email me...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-20-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By lisarussell
I wanted to refer you to the wahm.com forums,...

I wanted to refer you to the wahm.com forums, there are several traanscriptionists there who can probably answer your questions.

Good luck
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-05-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By lisarussell
Your user profile in every web forum you belong...

Your user profile in every web forum you belong to.
Your signature line.

You can also write helpful articles about your area of expertise and publish them on EzineArticles.com...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-05-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,244
Posted By lisarussell
But wordpress isn't an "alternative" to godaddy-...

But wordpress isn't an "alternative" to godaddy- they're entirely different things. godaddy has hosting & domain server. Wordpress is for building your site. Godaddy offerscoupla-click wordpress...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   02-05-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,657
Posted By lisarussell
Hooray Mary, Thank you for starting this...

Hooray Mary, Thank you for starting this http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Yes, we are allowed to discuss our earnings now. It was decided after Lena's $5,000 month...
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