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Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-11-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By nursingmom
That is funny. According to my tax account, it...

That is funny. According to my tax account, it didn't matter about my credit card loans. That didn't count as negative. Rather, the unsold inventory were counted as asset, thus considered income.
...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   04-10-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By nursingmom
I designed my own website. So, the major cost of...

I designed my own website. So, the major cost of startup was the inventory. ($20,000). I started the website thinking that I can work and take care of my baby. But I was wrong. I just got way too...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-31-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By nursingmom
Love your positive attitude!

Love your positive attitude!
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-30-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By nursingmom
Raising your child is harder than working...

Raising your child is harder than working outside earning money! You are totally contributiing to the relationship by raising a child with his last name! It is so much easier to go to work than to...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-30-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By nursingmom
If you accept credit cards, you need to minus 4%...

If you accept credit cards, you need to minus 4% from the profit margin.

Also, if you have to buy the products and sell it youself, 22% profit margin is tiny. You can actually lose money. You...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-30-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By nursingmom
1) just a note? I didn't write a business plan....

1) just a note? I didn't write a business plan. Just wrote my goals on a piece of paper.

2) Nope. It's not realistic to run a home based business or any kind of kid-friendly business with a...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-30-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By nursingmom
Shipping is where I can make profit or lose...

Shipping is where I can make profit or lose money. I realized, on couple of the products, after paying shipping coming to me (20%), and going to my customers(20%), that I was actually losing money....
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-30-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By nursingmom
You can always check the traffic ranking on blog...

You can always check the traffic ranking on blog sites or any sites by visiting

www.alexa.com (http://www.alexa.com). It tells you how each website ranks in the world as well as in the US. You...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-27-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By nursingmom
I get frequent emails requesting donations,...

I get frequent emails requesting donations, giveaways, product reviews, etc. I have done few of those and none of the paid off. In fact, I have received 0 sales from all the giveaways that I have...
Forum: Diapering   10-13-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By nursingmom
Diaper rash is due to wetness that your baby...

Diaper rash is due to wetness that your baby feels while on cloth diaper. You have to change the diaper as soon as it is wet... which can be as often as every hour. If you want to leave her for 2-4...
Forum: Diapering   09-03-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By nursingmom
I meant that the fleece fabric used in a pocket...

I meant that the fleece fabric used in a pocket diaper (maybe not all.. but at least the one that I have does) has two sides. One material on one side as absorbent side and another side as blocking...
Forum: Diapering   09-03-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By nursingmom
Here is my suggestion to you. When you add extra...

Here is my suggestion to you. When you add extra inserts for absorbency, sometimes there is a gap around the legs because of the bulkiness. My 21 month old (21 lbs) uses middle setting snap at night...
Forum: Diapering   09-03-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By nursingmom
I'm wondering if anyone simply bought more...

I'm wondering if anyone simply bought more inserts with pocket diapers and reuse the pocket diaper shell by changing the inserts only?

If so, how often can you do that?
Forum: Diapering   09-03-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By nursingmom
I'm not sure what kind of fleece you are using....

I'm not sure what kind of fleece you are using. But I know that the pocket diapers that I use have dry layer fleece that readily aborbs, but the other side doesn't. So, you might have the fleece...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-29-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,563
Posted By nursingmom
In my area, suburban of DC, the goign rate is...

In my area, suburban of DC, the goign rate is $200 to $250 per week for full time. For Part time, i'ts $50-60 a day. These in-home daycares have certified caregivers and have county permit to...
Forum: Diapering   08-29-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By nursingmom
The more popular choice is the bumengius 3.0...

The more popular choice is the bumengius 3.0 One-Size cloth diaper. It is completely made of syntethic materials. Because of that, it has quicker drying time. For Organic bumGEnius, you may have to...
Forum: Diapering   08-17-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By nursingmom
There is Stay Dry Doubler which is exactly what...

There is Stay Dry Doubler which is exactly what you are trying to sew. It has two fabrics sewn together. Soft fleece on top for dry layer and microfiber insert for absorbency. It is great for night...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-17-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By nursingmom
Carrin.. maybe you read the negative...

Carrin..

maybe you read the negative reviews on icontact.. thaty's why??

http://www.bushmackel.com/2007/09/18/icontact-review/

I just found the review.
Forum: Diapering   08-11-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By nursingmom
I'm curious as to how long each diapers actually...

I'm curious as to how long each diapers actually last. This questions really would be great for those who cloth diapered more than one child. And which system or diaper lasts longest in your...
Forum: Diapering   08-11-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,066
Posted By nursingmom
How long have you been CDing? 8 months ...

How long have you been CDing?

8 months

How do you like it?

LOVE IT!

Why do you cloth diaper?
Forum: Diapering   08-11-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 840
Posted By nursingmom
Water gets recycled naturally. We are not...

Water gets recycled naturally. We are not wasting water and throwing the water away. Whereas, for sposies, we harvest wood, use water + chemcial to manufacturer, and fill up the landfill.... over...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-23-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By nursingmom
Hi! How do you manage your mailing list? Which...

Hi! How do you manage your mailing list? Which program do you use? I know that there are paid ones and free ones... and I"m not sure which one is good. Any recommendations?
Forum: Diapering   07-18-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By nursingmom
When I look at my laundry stash, I have about ...

When I look at my laundry stash, I have about
12 prefolds
4 covers
5 fitted
5 AIO
6 Pocket

My husbands favorite is the bumGenius pocket diapers (bumGenius 3.0 One-Size).

My cousin's stash...
Forum: Diapering   07-18-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,172
Posted By nursingmom
I do not do extra cold wash rinse. I just wash...

I do not do extra cold wash rinse. I just wash once. That's it. Don't waste money on extra rinse.

Also, Potty Pail isn't worth it if you are living in an apartment and do not have one potty...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-18-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By nursingmom
Froogle and google

Froogle and google
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