Heather - posted on 11/25/2008 ( 25 moms have responded )
Heather - posted on 11/25/2008 ( 25 moms have responded )
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Ashley - posted on 11/25/2008
I have 2 companies that are awesome. Heritage Makers (digital scrapbooking and so much more) and Seriesse International (skin care, cosmetics, and nutritional line) its owned by Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin-Stallone, if you'd like more info on Seriesse I can have Patrick Flavin (Jennifer's brother) talk with you. This company is still ground level and is going to be huge! I had dinner with Jennifer in Beverly Hills a few weeks ago (one of those once in a lifetime opportunities) and she has so much to give to her consultants. She doesn't care if she becomes wealthy from this company she wants us consultants to have a better life. She grew up extremely poor and has never forgotten that. She grabbed my hand and looked me in the eyes and said there is no difference between you and I, we all came from the same place. I'd love to get you in on this amazing opportunity and I promise you, you'll never regret it. I hope to talk to you soon.
Jennifer - posted on 11/25/2008
I run my own Hair & Make up Artistry business. My work is usually on Friday nights and weekends so I am available to my children all week. I do send them to kindy on some days to have a break, but the other days I work in between their naps. Its great because I get to make people feel like a superstar for a day and I get to be creative. I started it because I really couldn't find anything else that would bring in enough money in a short amount of time and I wanted something I wouldn't get bored with. I earn around $350+ for an average wedding for around 3 hrs. I signed up with MaryKay Cosmetics which allowed me to buy the cosmetics half price (huge saving) and I can also sell them on the side.
Cindy - posted on 11/25/2008
I'm am an independent lia sophia advisor and group leader. I do home jewelry parties and its a blast! I love my kids but I also love getting out and having grown up women conversation and I set my own schedule, the commission and incentive and super, not to mention the discount on the product! Check out my website if you're interested... www.liasophia.com/cindyclarkegrouss and feel free to shoot me an email if you want to talk!
Amanda - posted on 11/25/2008
I own my own business with Taste of Home Entertaining (soon to be Entertaining at Home). I am an independent consultant. I enjoy owning my own business because I decide when I am going to work and how much. I party two nights a week while my husband is home with the kiddos. Not only do I make my money the night of the party but, I can also earn a gas allowance of $70/month.
Check out my website www.amandadennis.tohe.com
Tina - posted on 11/25/2008
I too just started with Arbonne as two others have posted on your reply. Can't wait to get going on it. I also work at home inbound sales for www.esurance.com ...been with the company 10 yrs and wondered why I waited so long! I was a manager and stepped down to do so. Love it.
Heather - posted on 11/25/2008
I work at home doing data entry for payroll. Another alternative to selling stuff is bookkeeping for small businesses.
Laura - posted on 11/25/2008
Yes! I love working from home, I was working in DC for the government 12 hour days... and now I'm at home with my munchkins! I'd love to share my story with you and fill you in on a wonderful company that not many has heard of, Jewels by Park Lane... excellent and amazing commission structure, no inventory, no deliveries. I'd love to hear about what you want and what dreams that you would like to accomplish in the next year or so and I'd love to help you accomplish them with Jewels by park lane. Email me at email@example.com If you want to learn more. :) It
Christina - posted on 11/25/2008
I own my own transcription business. I just fell into it and it's been great. I still make sure I have care for my kids because I need total silence in the house to work, but it's great. I set my own hours, take whatever jobs I want and I set my own prices, too. Subcontract if/when I have to and I have no overhead. I agree with Kate on the boundary setting. It's really easy to let your business become your life when you're right next to the kitchen.
Sharon - posted on 11/25/2008
Hi, I have 2 girls, a 10 month old & a 9 year old so I work from home as a Independent Nutrimetics Consultant & I absolutely love it. Not only are the products so fantastic that once people have tried them they wouldn't use anything else, (so they sell themselves) but the business itself is just so rewarding & it couldn't be easier.
If you would like to check out what I do feel free - www.my.nutrimetics.com.au/sharonvicary
User - posted on 11/25/2008
I do! I LOVE LOVE my job! I am an independent consultant for Scentsy, a company that makes super cute electric candle warmers, room sprays, and air fresheners. They sell super fast because they are so cute, plus other moms love that they don't have a flame in their house.
The reason I love it so much is because I get to hang out with other ladies, usually moms, and smell yummy candle samples all night. The company does home parties, so I just schedule them for whenever my hubby is home to watch the kids, and then I head off to a fun party.
I recommend a home-sales company. You have parties and you don't need lots of training. Plus, it's super fun to hang out with friends all the time and get paid for it!
My website is http://www.scentsy.com/brooklyn if you want to check it out.
Good luck with whatever you choose! :)
Carmen - posted on 11/25/2008
Heather there are many opportunities out there for you to work from home depending upon your skill set. Also depending on how old your children are as well (I do not suggest any type of phone job if you have little ones around). I personally work from home as a tutor (there are several tutoring sites) and for a fundraising company. Please be careful though because there are also a great deal of fraudulant companies and people. One thing to remember is if it sounds too good to be true it probably is. Check out my blog on this topic if you would like more information.
Elizabeth - posted on 11/25/2008
Hi Heather! My mom and I have our own business with Shaklee. They have been around for over 50 years and produce all natural health, home care and beauty products. It is very flexible as part-time or full-time and they provide all the tools you need to be successful. Here is a link to my website if you would like to learn more www.shaklee.net/hatchell_burt. I'll also mention that the "Get Clean" products (home care) is one of Oprah's favorite things. And for those who are green and want to protect our homes from bad chemical these are great products!!
Would be glad to chat more.
Lori - posted on 11/25/2008
HI Heather, I have been working from home since my daughter was born, I am an independent distributor with Monavie, my website is www.mymonavie.com/lovetoride , it is a great finacial opportunity and a great circle of moms are working at it... Also comes with amazing health benefits... We are having a tasting party this weekend if intersted...
Angel - posted on 11/25/2008
If you are looking to build your own business, I suggest you talk with Stephanie Jamison or myself regarding Arbonne. It truly is life changing and can make a difference in some many areas of your life. I am only way from my family 6 hours a week. It is the perfect amount of Mommy time and I never miss out on my family's lives. I have the best of both worlds. If you would like to look into more info, check out www.Arbonne.com, check back with Stephanie Jamison or look at my website at, www.dreamangel.myarbonne.com.
Kelley - posted on 11/25/2008
Hi Heather, what have you done in the past? How many hours are you looking at having available to work? I would love to share some ideas with you.
KJP-H - posted on 11/25/2008
I'm a Tastefully Simple Consultant
Nichole - posted on 11/25/2008
I worked from home as a babysitter. I loved the kids and the pay was great!
Robyn - posted on 11/25/2008
Hi i work from home and have been for the last 4 years its great especially now that i have a little girl of my own. I am a family day care provider its fantastic.
Amy - posted on 11/25/2008
Do you want to just work from home or have a business?
Amy - posted on 11/25/2008
I work from home for GreatAupair.com. GreatAupair is a nanny/aupair matching company. I provide customer service to registered guests and members.
Shawn - posted on 11/25/2008
There are lots of things you can do. I know moms who are medical transcribers, editors, billing people, Customer service reps for catalogs companies. I personally worked out of the home with flexible hours doing Hallmark and the Merchandising. Very Part time though. There are tons of home based business too that sell products online. I am currently on of those people. There is alot of info on the web but be careful to read only legitimate sources. I am in a home based business that I love. Its fun because I feel like I'm making a difference.. Good Luck!
Jen - posted on 11/25/2008
Hello. I work 3 days a week primarilly from home. I do have an office in Boston but the commute takes away from my work hours and family. I have childcare for my 17 month old on the days I work....there is no way I could do both at the same time but once in a while he will be home for his afternoon nap while I work or if my husband gets home early he'll pick him up and I shut my office door while they play.
Geri-Lynn - posted on 11/25/2008
I am working from home doing Noah's Ark Fluff and Stuff Workshops and am looking for people to join my crew. It's loads of fun. My website is www.noahsarkworkshop.com/gerilynnbrown4240 if you would like to check it out.
Kate - posted on 11/25/2008
Well my two youngest have moved out and I live alone now. But I've worked from home for the last few years and I made some really stupid mistakes.
I didn't have any boundaries for my work area and my work time. I did have them I guess, I just didn't enforce them. It's been rough. So if I had to do it over I would say that;
1. Make sure you have a work space.
2. Make sure that you have work hours
3. Make sure you have more backbone than I did and enforce #1 and #2.
Working from home is no different than being in an office. I kept thinking, but never said, hey - if I was back at my old office you wouldn't just walk in here like this while I was working.
But that's my advice. treat it exactly as you would if you were gone to an office elsewhere. If you would have child care - get it. If you wouldn't take personal calls at work then you shouldn't allow personal calls (walk ins in my case) during office hours at home.
Stephanie - posted on 11/25/2008
Yes I do!! I am A DIstrict Manager with Arbonne International. It had truly been a blessing!