Tag Archives: Los Angeles

A Thankful Message to You.

I recently experienced a terrific revelation that I’d like to share with you, just in time for Thanksgiving. Last week I was able to witness first hand the power that we have to positively affect one another and how that … Continue reading

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Hypocritical Much?

I admit that sometimes I am a hypocrite. Along with that mea culpa is the acknowledgment that I am far from perfect…and while I strive every day to improve myself a little more, perfection is simply not the goal. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Tip #6: Start with the basics.

Make a list of the things you need in order to offer your service- even just on a limited basis. Hold off on hiring that webdesigner for just a bit, and ordering those businesses cards. Start with the basic tools … Continue reading

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Tip #10 You are not in this alone.

There are currently more than 5 million work-at-home parents and that number grows every single day. These are not your competitors, this is a large support network of people, who are just like you. They need you just as much … Continue reading

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Tip #7: Start Slow

Start slow. Offer your services for free to family and friends- just in the beginning. This will help you build up a client base, as well as give you a chance to get the hang of things without the added … Continue reading

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Tip #8: Barter your services.

This is a great way to minimize those start-up costs that you were worried about. It’s also a great way to network, and get testimonials, not to mention gain experience in your chosen field. Make up the Difference with Barter … Continue reading

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Tip #9: Use the internet and become a master of online research.

You can get just about anything you need to start your business for free. Basic websites, templates, voicemail boxes, advertising opportunities, legal advice, newsletter services, even business cards. Some services are free for only a certain amount of time, so … Continue reading

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Some REAL advice on starting your own business.

Thinking of starting your own business?Want to work from home but have no idea how to start?  It seems everywhere you turn these days there is someone else spamming you and telling you that you can be rich just like … Continue reading

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The New American Family

Start by embracing “change” as our only hope to a brighter future, and see the rainbow at the end of the storm. Written by Ally LopreteHave you noticed that there is no longer a basic definition of what a typical … Continue reading

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Embracing Drama

Written by Ally LopreteDrama has been with me for so long, I don’t even remember where we first met. I think it was sometime during elementary school because by the time I was in junior high, it was sitting next … Continue reading

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How to Create the Perfect Schedule, and Make it Work for You

Written by Ally Loprete The thought of actually sitting down and scheduling some lazy “do absolutely nothing” time probably seems very stupid as well as a waste of time. Entrepreneurs, especially parents who are constantly on the go between their … Continue reading

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Stage Moms: The Dark Side of the Force

Written by Chris Loprete, Daddy’s Den Blogger Every parent secretly knows that their kid is the most talented in the whole world. Most of us keep that fact to ourselves. Every now and then however you see a parent that … Continue reading

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Before Our Milk Money

I was a working parent, and struggling with one of the most difficult years of my life. As much as I dreamed of winning the lottery and being able to spend time with my beautiful new baby boy, only 5 … Continue reading

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The Closet

We’re getting ready for the new baby. I’m losing my office but gaining a son. I’ve been putting off going through my office because I didn’t want to face the fact that I’d be moving it into the garage. My … Continue reading

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A Little Miracle…With A Little Help

Author’s note: The following blog entry is about fertility treatments. Because of the family nature of this website, please understand that reading between the lines is required. Before we go any farther, I want to say that it wasn’t my … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Blogging. Go bug Mommy.

A Walk to the Park On Sunday my wife wanted to get her car washed. And she’s pregnant. Needless to say she was going to get her car washed. So that left me with our three year old daughter, Isabella. … Continue reading

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