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guera1016
single mom looking for- at home work
April 29, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Hello everyone,

My name is Marlena, I have 3 children ages 7,10, and 12. I am separated from my husband, I was a housewife for 13 years, I am looking for  legitimate at home employment, and I would appreciate any information given.

Thank you,

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  • elasmimi
    April 29, 2013 at 3:13 PM

    The only thing I know that pays fairly well is child care. Good luck.

  • hugss
    by hugss
    April 29, 2013 at 3:17 PM

    Welcome to CafeMom,
    Try a google search for *Work from home *jobs.
    Good luck :)

  • gcstar42
    April 29, 2013 at 3:30 PM

    I am a single mom and I have a regular babysitting job. I have tried to find some kind of other work at home job as well, but most everything I have found wants you to buy something or has some sort of start up cost. Maybe somebody here will know about any available opportunities though!

  • megz0511
    April 29, 2013 at 3:30 PM
    My aunt does child care out of her home. $20/Kid/day. In the summer she makes some serious bank
  • connie45
    April 29, 2013 at 3:37 PM

    Go to the ABC Good Morning America website.  Search for Tory Johnson -  she is their career specialist.  They have or use to have a list of legitimate Work From Home companies.

  • mom_4kiddos
    April 29, 2013 at 3:45 PM

    Be very careful of want you choose some are fake and just take your money.  Make sure to check them out with BBB.  Now I don't have a work at home job. But I do have a business that I can truly call my own. Small start up cost. And I get out of the house a couple times a month and get to socialize with other adults. If interested in joining my team or just want more info please let me know.
    Good luck,

    http://www.passionbyshannon.com/

  • LancesMom
    April 30, 2013 at 12:00 PM

    I did childcare too! And did well. You should check into that! Good luck and Welcome to CafeMom!

  • ScrChk23
    April 30, 2013 at 4:56 PM
    Have you looked into direct sales? Pampered chef, Avon, party lite, Scentsy, etc.
  • coolmommy2x
    April 30, 2013 at 5:03 PM
    Look on Craigslist. In the employment section you can usually find telecommuting jobs.
  • VirtualyNSpired
    May 1, 2013 at 1:52 AM

    Hi Marlena! I agree with one of the other posts on here, you have to be careful and watch out for scams. Always good to do a scam alert search.

    I started my own business working from home over 5 years ago and I have to say it was the BEST thing I have ever done. I don't sell, or have any dealings with those possibly scammy companies that ask for money and the only way you make money is by signing other people up... Blah!

    I actually posted a question on this group asking a poll to help me gather data as I am trying to make my company into something that will be able to offer other single or struggling moms like me the same opportunity I had without all the crap I had to go through to get it done. And I am looking to gather some data on that topic.

    I started out working from home as a VA (Virtual Assistant). Made hourly rates for actual work. So nothing sales or scammy. Just actual working from home.

    If you want to talk more about it let me know I am happy to help!

    I also created my own free report for those who are looking to work from home. Called "7 Things to Consider Before Starting a Home Based Business". It's totally free if you want to get it. No strings.

    https://wg130.infusionsoft.com/app/form/na5

    Either way though I wish you the best of luck!

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