Looking for a Work I Can Do from home...or Someplace That Offers Childcare

Updated on April 26, 2009
E.B. asks from Vista, CA
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My husband recently broke the news to me that I've got to start making some money. I've been a SAHM for over a year. I'm looking for something I can do from home or an outside job where I can take my kids (I don't have anyone that can watch them on a regular basis). Any suggestions? Most of the work I've done in the past is office-clerical and I also have my license as a nurse's aide.

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So What Happened?

Thanks to everyone who offered advice. I did start a small home-based business, but I am going to find a daycare that I like and find a full time job. Does anyone know of any affordable but GOOD daycares in Vista?

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S.H.

answers from Las Vegas on

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D.G.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hello Erika,
Why dont you try Real Estate?
I was a house mom and needed to bring home extra $$ so I got a Real Estate License and have been doing well ever since. In business 8 years and now I have 3 grand babies to tag a long with me. I have always worked from home and have done very well. Call me if you want some info.

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P.B.

answers from Fresno on

I am a MaryKay consultant, and that has allowed me to stay a SAHM. Please let me know if you would like more information.
http://www.marykay.com/prbeach

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H.J.

answers from Los Angeles on

HI E.,
Her is a site you can go to with a littel bit of information and itf it's something you would be interested in you can request more.
I have been working from home for 2 years now, and even work with several moms from right here on mamasource.

http://wisemommy.fourpointmoms.com

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A.D.

answers from Las Vegas on

Hey E. I think I have the perfect opportunity for ya! After we had our son, LD, my husband and I made the decision that I needed to stay home with him instead of putting him in an expensive daycare. Well after about 2 weeks we realized that we needed some other kind of income if we were going to keep this lifestyle. That’s when I decided to start looking for an online job. I must have looked at hundreds of data entry and transcription jobs, but I couldn’t find anything that was actually going to MAKE me money, or benefit my family until I found this phenomenal company! I don't have to stock inventory, sell products, or give any parties! Its 100% RISK FREE and the best part is that you will finally be working for a company that cares about you AND your family! I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love this company and all that it has done for me!

Visit my website and click on GET MORE INFO
www.workathomeunited.com/amanda1

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A.G.

answers from Honolulu on

I'm an Arbonne International Independant Consultant and love it (the products & staying home with my sweet pea). Check them out at www.arbonne.com and let me know if you would like some more info.

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D.M.

answers from San Diego on

Hello E.,
I am new to this site and am a new consultant to heart warming creations. check out my site and let me know if it's something you would be interested in.. dtmoore6.myheartwarmingcreations.com
Thanks, D.

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K.K.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hi E.. What type of work are you considering? Would you consider doing a home-based business in direct sales? I am a Creative Memories Consultant. If you are interested in some info just let me know or check out my website at: www.mycmsite.com/kimikuwae . It is a great way to contribute to your family's memories and income all together. I won't promise that it is easy but it is very rewarding work and has endless possibilities. It allows me to stay home with the kids, and on the weekends I can work while my husband watches them. I just wanted to make the offer. Thanks.

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M.F.

answers from Los Angeles on

I work full time, but I just recently signed up as a PartyLite consultant. You get 25% of your sales plus free product. You can choose your own hours, have a party at your house and let the kids play in the other room. There is not much work to parties. And you can do catalog parties.

And if it doesn't work out, you got a lot of nice candle product for free.

Contact me if you are interested. Or check out my myspace page:
http://www.myspace.com/rhilite

Good luck w/wahtever you decide to do. I know it is tough.

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K.H.

answers from San Diego on

Hi E.,
I was in the same boat that you're in. Then I found something that I am passionate about: literacy, in particular children's literacy. I sell children's educational books! Check out my website for further information: www.thatbookgirl.com. I am located in Encinitas so email me if you have any questions.
Take care,
~K.

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T.T.

answers from Las Vegas on

E.,

I am a referring travel agent with my own website. The company is one that is publicly traded, and has been in business for over 6 years and has over 70,000 representatives.

Anytime anyone you know and love goes on vacations, you get the comission for it!

Check out my website and email or call me if you have any questions or just want to chat!

T.

www.travelsbytracy.com

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M.P.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hi E.,

I just joined Mamasource so I was amazed at how many people responed to your stay at home idea request. I, to, am a stay at home mom. I worked with a major airline for 16 years and decided to stay home after 9/11. My kids are 6 (girl) and 4 1/2(boy). I am a breast cancer survivor (1 year) and through my pediactrician found this wonderful product. I found that while I could get healthy from the inside, I could earn supplemental income from home. (Perfect - I could use my brain again). This nutritional supplement company has been voted the #1 Direct Sales company for 10 years in a row. Over all others. They have been featured in Forbes, Business Week & Wall Street Journal as one of the top best small businesses. They have the best compensation plan available (Voted People's Choice) and you can leave it as an inheritance to your family if something were to happen to you (God Forbid). I'd love to talk to you more about this great opportunity. It is not a hard sell. It is either for you or not. You might however, consider, the products. My biggest mission today is to stay healthy and keep my family healthy.

Please email or call me. Take care of yourself!

M.
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D.C.

answers from Reno on

E.,
Just incase your still looking, check out Southern Living at HOME. I was like you, looking for a home based business and found this, and it has been great!! The extra money every month, getting out and around other women, having something for myself, and the flexible hours. The unexpected benefit has been all the other positive women in this company. Their excitement, and energy is contagious!! So if you are still looking go to www.southernlivingathome.com/danacarey or email me and I will send you out some info. [email protected]____.com
Thanks, Dana

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L.A.

answers from Fresno on

Hello E.!
Think about Passion Parties, it's sensual products in a professional manner...It's direct sales and you own your own business, you get 40% of what you sell, that's $400 if you have a $1,000 party. It's a blast!
Just let me know if you have any questions!!

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A.L.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hey E., I am right there with you! I have 3 kids of my own all under 5! I work with a company called Jewels by Park Lane, they have an amazing 5-star program and has been the best blessing of all for myself and family, as a matter of fact we're going on an all-inclusive trip in September to Cancun! just for me doing my job!! It's a zero out of pocket expense and some truly amazing and dynamic women have become my great friends! I'd love to send you some info if you send your contact info to me so you can look it over! A.

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L.S.

answers from San Francisco on

Hi there! I work for Arbonne International and I can't tell you how great it is, and how great the income potential is. Have you heard of it? I imagine some Moms have contacted you about it. It is an all natural health and wellness company, and the products are amazing and so easy to sell.
I happened to get on one of the fastest growing teams in the country. It has done so much for me as a person and it is so great that I get to work from home (I have 3 kids) and I bring in a paycheck. The company car is a mercedes, there are great tax write-offs, and the money is great. Start up costs are very minimal and I just absolutely love it! Please e-mail me so we can chat more and I can send you some information. I wish someone told me about Arbonne sooner!

[email protected]____.com

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E.G.

answers from Las Vegas on

Hi, E.

i just put out an add for babysitter for my little ones
it pays 200.00 a week and i would drop them off and pick them up it's moday thru friday 8am to 5:30 pm
if interested please let me know where your location
tel ###-###-####

thanks, E. g

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S.P.

answers from Los Angeles on

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Guests: 9am– 10:30AM

World Financial Group. They help with financial advise and how money works.
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This place is very family oriented. I bring my daughter to my office when needed.

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I.H.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hi E.,

I have an answer!

I partnered with an Inc 500 manufacturing company almost 4 years ago and decided to work the business in 2006. I have a reliable, residual income that comes in month after month just for setting up accounts. I don't sell, stock inventory, do party plan or distribute.

Call me if you're serious. There is a $500 guarantee for the month of March, just for referring 8 customers.

I.
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A.S.

answers from Reno on

Hello there,

My name is A. and I'm an Independent Consultant with Arbonne International. We are a health and wellness company that provides a wonderful product to you for personal use as well as an amazing company to work with. As a consultant you have access to a multitude of benefits. Not only is there a fantastic compensation plan you also can work toward trips and prizes each month and year. I love it. I recently started with Arbonne because I am a mother first and yet I have to work 40 hours a week. I want to be a mother all the time and take my child out and do fun things with my child. I am working toward staying home and enjoying my life with my child and also that would provide more time with my husband ;) ;) My email address is: [email protected]____.com if you would like to discuss this in more depth. you can also visit the Arbonne.com website to get additional information on the products and company before you contact me.

Good Luck,
A. S.
[email protected]____.com

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J.D.

answers from Los Angeles on

I would love to help you work at home.

Julie daSilva
http://www.workathomeunited.com/julied
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Have a WONDERFUL DAY! Hope to hear from you soon!!

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A.L.

answers from Los Angeles on

My company, AtHome America has a Start for FREE program right now that might work out well for you. You don't have a lot of space (I imagine with a converted garage right now) so you dont' want to get involved with a direct sales company that requires inventory. Having inventory is where you LOSE money! I do a homeshow presentation, take orders, enter the orders in the computer and hit enter. The orders are delivered directly to the hostess and I get my commission check. It is easy and fun. I love our homewares and you can check out our products on my website. Let me know if you want any other information. www.athome.com/AndreaGrammatica I do about 3 homeshows a month as I work part time as a dental hygienist as well. This is my fun job! I have a great team of girls that I train and offer incentives to. I also have family in El Cajon so I am down your way often. Good luck!

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T.D.

answers from Honolulu on

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C.S.

answers from Corvallis on

Hi there E.!

Did you ever find work that you can do from home? I know it's hard. I watched my nieces and nephews for years. That didn't bring in a lot of money, but we made ends meet and it allowed me to stay home with my kids. Of course, my house was a zoo! Ha!

I was stuck when my sister decided to stay home with her kids. I looked and looked. I finally found a company that really works! I'm really excited about it. :) If you haven't found anything yet and you are interested, send me a note. I'd be happy to chat with you about it. No pressure or anything. You can check out my web site if you want too.

Good luck!
C. Smith
www.enhanceyourwayoflife.com

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K.P.

answers from Los Angeles on

I have discovered the GREATEST business opportunity and it is happening right now in America. It's called YTB. You owe it to yourself to check it out. Just imagine, when you travel, YOU get paid the commission. You also make money when other people travel - and - you can make travel a tax deduction. Wouldn't it be nice to make some extra income? Or maybe a lot? Just imagine you making more money than your husband? LOL. Well, after he gets over himself he WILL thank you! (I hope!) ;-) You can call me for more information on my cell at ###-###-####.
Check out my travel booking site: www.TopTravelStore.com
If you want to learn more online about my travel biz go to: http://kpedersen.vacationmedia.net/index.php.
Take care,
Jacque

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L.H.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hi E.,
Make your dreams come true while helping create a family for people who can't have one on their own. Become a Surrogate mother. Compensation starts at $25,000. Go to www.miraclescreated.com to find out more.
Good luck in your search.
L.

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M.M.

answers from San Diego on

Hey E....was wondering what you ended up doing?

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B.V.

answers from Sacramento on

Hi E.,

You can check out my home base business. All you need a telephone to make phone calls. Better if you have a computer but not necessary. visit my website at www.bv1712.myopportunity.com

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T.F.

answers from Los Angeles on

E.,

I hate to be so cliché but MLM's are the best kept secrets. Donald Trump said if he had it all to do over he would start with MLM Home Based Direct Sales because you work less and make more.

I know you know of AVON, MaryKay and Arbonne. You have been sent many emails about them. I wanted to offer you an idea. I have had wonderful success with Arbonne earning the company car (a White Mercedes Benz and making $6,000-$10,000 a month) If you do not ultimately find something that works for you in the near future I would love to see if Arbonne is a fit for you. Not because it is going to help me or because it has great products but simply because it is on the ground floor and exploding. Today if you and I walked into a Starbucks and said AVON or Mary Kay you know that every man and woman there would know what we were talking about. That is exactly what is going to be of Arbonne in the next 3-5 years. So if I know that all my friends and family will know the name and have been exposed by someone in the next 5 years why not be me doing the exposing. Mary Kay and AVON had their time of "Ground floor" and that is a very narrow window of opportunity. That is where Arbonne is right now. I am an overweight 34 year old hair dresser with a 3 and 5 year old and even I earned the car in my 12th month. And the income is mind blowing!!!!

I am all about changing people’s lives to the POSITIVE. Financially or just simply allowing them to have control of their precious and valuable time.

I look forward to hearing what you have chosen to do or if I can help you change your future.

Be blessed, T.

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C.L.

answers from Stockton on

Hi E.:
I have three kids and was looking for a way to work from home myself. I now work with work at home united. I no longer need daycare and I can work around my families busy schedual.
Visit my website to change your life: www.workathomeunited.com/workgreen

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F.T.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hello E., My name is F. and My goal is to become a stay at home mom. I work two jobs, and sell Arbonne on the side. Arbonne Intl is a All Natural Health Wellness Beauty based company that spoils there Independent Consultants. They offer phenomenal compensations plans not to mention products. They have their own online training University free of charge. I will be test driving A Mercedes March 24 in Van Nuys, won't you join me? I can taste the success and I want to share it with you. I'm looking for business builders like yourself to join my team. Please visit my webpage www.rejuvenate.myarbonne.com to learn more. I want to give you samples to try, contact me through my website. Looking forward to hearing from you. F.

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M.G.

answers from Bakersfield on

first, do you best to live oout of your mom in law, after that tried to do your own place business in internet some places dont charge you for open a store with them, and if you can use a computer is the best way to be with your children and if your husband ask you for you to bring money, he has also to get sometimes help you with the children because as a today he also have to be responsable with his children
come look in my place may you like to do as we do.
Mary
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V.P.

answers from San Diego on

I am a Independant Jewelry Consultant for Cookie Lee .
If you are at all excited about wearing or selling jewelty or even want to make 50% of the jewelry that you hand pick to sell Cookie Lee is the business for you.
I will would be willing to email you any and all information that you would need to start your business.
Since it would be your business you have the potential to make as much as you want. It just goes back to the saying "It will be what you make of it."
[email protected]____.com
This is so easy the Jewelry sells it self.
YOUR COOKIE LEE CONSULTANT
V.

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A.J.

answers from Las Vegas on

Hi E. my name is A. and I work from home with my 3 year old daughter.Everywhre I go she goes.Let me ask, have you ever wanted to send video-e-mails, What about chat with family and friends face to face, or even better do a live prodcast from your home so everyone can watch. Well I work for the first company in the world that can do this.Not only that, it's a place where you can safely store your photos,videos and music.It's so awesome !This is where communication is headed.I get paid to show and tell this product,and I make money off everyone I sign up , and everyone they sign up and everyone they sign up and so on ect... You have to check it out.Go to www.vmdirect.com/2unique and click on product overview then on the left hand bottom you can click on the different features we offer.I'll tell you right now so many people would work with you and be willing to help you it's unreal.There is training and constant tech support.I personally would help you every step of the way.Also in your city or wherever you are at there is people already doing this and we would immediatly get you connected with them. Please check it out and let me know what you think.

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J.V.

answers from Los Angeles on

Hi E.,
My name is J.. I am an independent consultant for Usborne Books At Home. They are a wonderful children's book company. What I LOVE about it is that you can do the usual home parties and such, but if that's not your thing (or if you just want other sales opportunities) you have a website set up and also can do book fairs at schools, fundraisers, library sales, reading incentive/literacy programs, etc... It is great! You make a generous commission and also have the opportunity to earn free books for your two kids...
It really is a great company! I LOVE IT! My daughter and stepson love it too!
If you want to find out more, you can visit my website www.greatkidsbooks4u.com or email me at [email protected]____.com
Good Luck!
J.

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E.D.

answers from Las Vegas on

Hi E.

I feel like Im talking to myself, my name is E. as well! I must agree with everyone below working your own business at home is really the answer to your family and financial issues. Like you I could afford or rely on babysitters and although I had a great job at the Palms for over 2yrs I got tired of working on holidays/weekends and having to "ask" for days when I needed them. So thats why I am doing Arbonne, they a quality products far above the other Network Marketing products out there, used by dermatologist, cosmetic surgeons, aestheticians(skincare specialist) (Im soon to be licensed as one!)and makeup artists. You dont have to be licensed in anything to work your own business, I chose to for myself because I have a passion for makeup and skincare. I am looking for business partners to work with in this business and help them get their business as well. Thats another great thing about this company that so different from others, everyone is so caring and helpful! Feel free to check out MY uplines who is in Texas website www.erinmartin.myarbonne.com (you can do this business from anywhere)and if you think this would be something you would like to do for yourself, message me and I would love to explain the opportunity further. Best of luck to you and your family and God bless.

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