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Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

May 12th, 2008

It’s Not Just Babysitting - Intro To Running An In Home Daycare Business


Our Home Biz Notes May theme is Work At Home Moms in honor of Mother’s Day this month.
Would you like to contribute a Work At Home Mom Top Biz Tip or a Home Biz Myth Busted with a mom or family theme? Contact us. Email details are in the sidebar.
This is the first in […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 5 comments

May 10th, 2008

Preview of Mother’s Day…The Day For Celebrating Moms

 Here at Home Biz Notes, we’re celebrating moms the entire month.  We’re featuring posts about and by moms.  We look at home businesses they’ve developed or are considering.  We realize that mom entrepreneurship is a rapidly growing segment in our society.
Mother’s Day is a time to take a day off from your home business and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 7th, 2008

Home Business Idea - Creating Family Recipe Books

 Were there favorite family foods of your childhood, foods your mom, grandmother, and other family members prepared and served? Do you have or use these recipes?
Then consider doing this for others and getting paid.
Why not collect them into a recipe book or scrapbook for your use and to pass along as a family legacy? Here […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

April 24th, 2008

Bring Your Sons & Daughters To Work Day…April 24

 When I was growing up on a dairy farm, the sons and daughters learned about their parents’ work from an early age.  We became involved as soon as we could do some chores and were expected to help with the family enterprise.
When my mom began operating a small country grocery store when I was in […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

April 12th, 2008

What I Learned From Odd Jobs - How Kids Start Off On The Entrepreneurial Trail

My first ever realization that you could actually get remuneration for doing something was when I was about 8 years old.
My father was building a house. The carpenters who sub contracted toiled long and hard in sub tropical temperatures and worked up quite a sweat. When we came home from school, the carpenters would ask […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 9 comments

February 23rd, 2008

Developing A Business In The Field Of Genealogy

With the popularity of searching for one’s roots, genealogists find more people coming to them for advice and actual searches. Much of this can be done online nowadays, as more and more information is published at web sites, from whole books of records, to census charts, land ownership records, books of history, family records, and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

February 11th, 2008

Spreading Business Cheer For Valentine’s Day

 Valentine’s Day provides an opportunity for families to have fun, and for you to do something special for your home business customers. Perhaps you decorate your shop or web site, give cards to your customers, have goodies to eat when they stop by, hand out a flower, hold a drawing or contest…in some way spread […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

January 4th, 2008

Mary Emma Allen Interviewed at Breaking the Mirror


Sometimes various facets of our lives seem material for interviews and evolve into ways we can help others. Here at b5media, we meet many bloggers with whom we find interests in common. This may lead to guest posts and interviews.
Angelique, host at Breaking the Mirror, a b5media blog about eating disorders, interviewed me for her […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

January 2nd, 2008

Healthy Eating - Sometimes Challenging For The Home Business Owner

So often it’s difficult to think about healthy eating and have time to prepare the meals we should when we get caught up in our home business demands.
*We forget to eat well ourselves.
*If there are children in the household, we may get too busy to make sure their diet is always well balanced, although we […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

December 24th, 2007

It Looks Like Christmas At My Home & Business in NH

Ground covered with a foot of snow in New Hampshire (USA),  trees coated white, too, colored lights around the town, and carols playing wherever we go means “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” at our home and business. 
Tonight as we drove home from Christmas Eve service, there was a large moon and multitude […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments


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