- The Washington Times - Saturday, September 13, 2003

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BOOKS —

M”THE STAY-AT-HOME MOM’S GUIDE TO MAKING MONEY FROM HOME: CHOOSING THE BUSINESS THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU USING THE SKILLS AND INTERESTS YOU ALREADY HAVE,” BY LIZ FOLGER, PRIMA LIFESTYLES, 2000. WITH WOMEN OWNING 40 PERCENT OF THE BUSINESSES IN THE UNITED STATES, MANY ARE JUGGLING CAREER AND FAMILY. THIS BOOK GIVES ADVICE ON HOW TO DO JUST THAT AND OFFERS PROFILES OF BUSINESSWOMEN WHO ARE ACHIEVING THEIR DREAMS.

M”MOMPRENEURS ONLINE: USING THE INTERNET TO BUILD WORK AT HOME SUCCESS,” BY PATRICIA COBE AND ELLEN H. PARLAPIANO, PERIGEE BOOKS, 2001. THE WRITERS OFFER ENTREPRENEURIAL WOMEN ADVICE ON HOW TO GET AN AT-HOME WEB BUSINESS UP AND RUNNING, TAKE AN EXISTING BUSINESS ONLINE OR FIND A COMPANY THAT ALLOWS TELECOMMUTING.



• “STAYING HOME: FROM FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL TO FULL-TIME PARENT,” BY DARCIE SANDERS AND MARTHA M. BULLEN, SPENCER & WATERS, 2001. THIS BOOK IS A GOOD RESOURCE FOR MOTHERS WHO ARE CONSIDERING STAYING AT HOME WITH THEIR CHILDREN.

ONLINE —

• MOCHA MOMS ONLINE (WWW.MOCHAMOMS.ORG) IS A SUPPORT GROUP FOR STAY-AT-HOME MOTHERS. IT OFFERS INFORMATION ON AT-HOME PARENTING AND CHILD REARING, CHAT ROOMS AND OTHER WEB RESOURCES.

• ATHOMEMOMS.COM, A COMMUNITY FOR STAY-AT-HOME MOMS, WAS STARTED BY A STAY-AT-HOME MOTHER. THE SITE OFFERS INFORMATION ON PRODUCT REVIEWS AND RECALLS, WORKOUT AND HEALTHY EATING TIPS, AND INFORMATION ON BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.

MMELODY WEBB OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON STARTED WWW.SECUREMOM.COM, A SITE DEDICATED TO CHANGING SOCIAL SECURITY LAWS TO PROVIDE RETIREMENT EARNINGS CREDITS TO AT-HOME MOTHERS AND OTHER FAMILY CAREGIVERS FOR WORK DONE REARING CHILDREN.

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