Tag Archives: Work from home

March Member Spotlight – Jennifer Marko

Meet Jennifer Marko, President of Bottle Snugglers. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida and is married with one son who is now 4 ½.  Continue reading to learn how she took an everyday problem experienced by most moms and turned it … Continue reading

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Can You Afford To Quit Your Job?

Can You Afford to Quit Your Job? One of the biggest misconceptions that parents who want to quit their job make is in the financial preparations. If it takes at least a year to build a business from home, then … Continue reading

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January Member Spotlgiht-Elysse Fleece of Kozzy Bottoms

Meet Elysse Fleece. She is a military wife and a mom to her Little Monster as he is called. She started Kozzy Bottoms from a love of cloth diapering and her passion for crafts. Its been a great way to … Continue reading

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My Journey to Becoming a Self-Employed Parent

When I think back to before I came home to work and take care of my new son, I remember how “stuck” I felt.  I envied other women and men who had their own businesses and I believed that the … Continue reading

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Top Business Ideas for WAHMs on a Shoestring

Work at Home Moms (WAHMs) often begin their ventures with very little money to invest.  There are specific business ideas that can be started on a shoestring budget.  Here are some business ideas for moms who have few start up … Continue reading

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Work at Home Options – Choosing the Right Idea for You

Today, there are many work at home options available.  In order to stay motivated and succeed, you will want to choose something you are good at and enjoy.  Of course, there are scams out there that promise you thousands of … Continue reading

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What You Need to Work from Home – A Checklist

Getting started working from home may involve a lot of preparation or very little, depending on what you already have and how far you’ve already gone with your work at home plans.  The following is a basic checklist to help … Continue reading

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Working from home – is it for you?

Like any job environment, working from home requires a certain type of individual.  There are skills and characteristics of the home employee that may or may not fit your style.  So if you are considering working from home, you might … Continue reading

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The Hottest New Business Trend is Modesty

In case you haven’t noticed, “Less is more” is not only economical, it’s the latest trend.  With good reason.  With the unsteadiness of the economy people are beginning to feel more comfortable with those who are also behaving with frugality.  … Continue reading

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It’s Our Turn to Shape Social Influence!

Parents, our generation is not over, it’s just beginning! We are radically reshaping the world we live in, not only by creating new business practices and the economical climate, but for the first time in decades, thanks to the booming … Continue reading

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Five step process of fail proof permission email marketing

At times, throwing together an entire email marketing campaign can seem daunting. How does one even know where to begin? Well, the best place to start is by learning. Once you know the simple 5-step process for fail-proof permission-based email … Continue reading

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The Phone Rings – Pavlov’s Kids are Conditioned

by Judith Cassis Working from home is a gift to the family, but is not without its challenges. This is one I remember best. Psychology buffs may recall Ivan Pavlov’s theory of classical conditioning, where dogs were trained to salivate … Continue reading

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Parents Unite!

Face it, you are not the person that you used to be. Ever since you became a parent, you have a hard time recognizing yourself. Perhaps there is a bit of sadness because you’ve lost your own childishness, but there … Continue reading

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Tip #1: Stop looking online for the perfect work-at-home job

It doesn’t exist. There are a million companies that will tell you otherwise because they want you to buy into one of their programs, take their courses, or purchase a franchise. They promise all sorts of things, and make their … Continue reading

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Tip #2: Multi-level marketing opportunities are not scams, but recognize them for what they are before investing in one.

There are millions of people who have found success in Direct Sales and MLMs, and if they help to provide an income for a family, terrific! We support them, and we do not judge. To learn more about whether or … Continue reading

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Tip #3 Realize that you already have what it takes to become self-employed.

You don’t need to invent a new product, or come up with a new concept that has never been tried before. You have skills and the ability to do exactly what it is you have already been doing. You don’t … Continue reading

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Tip #4: Take a look at your finances.

Don’t just ponder it for a moment and try to add up things in your head. Really, take out a piece of paper and write out what you are currently spending on things, paying special attention to the categories that … Continue reading

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Tip #5 Make some cuts.

This is one of the hardest first steps to becoming a self-employed parent, because it means you are going to let some things go. First, realize that just because you have to cut down on some indulgences does not mean … 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 #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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