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How to make some cash while of maternity leave?

I am going to go nuts on only one income. I live in PA and I get no compensation for maternity leave. I am wondering there is anything I can do for 3 months to bring in a little cash. Is there anything or am I going to just have to wait it out. I really do not want to have to go back to work after 6 weeks. But a little extra cash besides hubbys income will help and make my stress level decrease. I am probably paranoid, and probably nothing I can do at home.

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Asked by MommyPeck3 at 5:21 PM on Jan. 29, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Maybe try babysitting or house/office cleaning. A friend of mine did that during her pregnancy and after. I am a sexy lifestyle advisor with a womens company,and it allows me to stay home and help women, teaching them how to enhance their love lives and such. Maybe try asking your friends or family if you could do some organizing,cleaning,pet sitting,babysitting,etc. for them. Also try or,they may have some options.

    Answer by sweetest-sin7 at 5:37 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • Well, I have put together a website that might be perfect for you! What I have done is create a place for your to find unique ideas for businesses you can start right now, if you want! You could start work in the morning if you want! My website is This website is divided into sections.. the first page being the ideas for your business. Now what makes this unique is that I have created links back to my very own personal businesses so you can see just how easy it is to start. My business links are Virtual Assistant, Advertising Service and Errand Service. Feel free to use these as examples if you wish! The next section is my Freelance jobs links. You can make a business out of doing freelance jobs as well!

    Answer by pupmom at 5:49 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

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    Answer by MotivationalMom at 8:46 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

  • What about selling candles? It's something you can do right from your home. I have been making extra money already and just started one month ago. There are no start up costs or monthly quotas to meet. I love these candles and so does everyone else. Check out my page on here and see what you think. I can have you up and running in no time. : )

    Answer by passionmom119 at 10:28 PM on Jan. 29, 2009

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    Answer by beautyofAvonjob at 12:27 AM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • Have you heard of Arbonne? Until January 31st it is only $29 to start and there are no minimum sales requirements. I work full time and do my business very part time. If friends, acquaintences comment on my skin looking better then I mention the products and find out if they want to try them. So far everyone who has tried them has made a purchase. I had problem skin for years and my pores are shrinking right before my eyes.

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    Answer by AussieMum2 at 3:09 AM on Jan. 30, 2009

  • If you love Dove Chocolate and direct sales/party plan style businesses, you should check out my company... Kit cost is low.

    I have a Squidoo site: Dove Chocolate Tasting Party Headquarters that has lots of info about the company, the chocolate products we market, my experiences with Dove, etc. If you don't at least "like chocolate" then find a company that has products that you do like because work at home businesses are where it's at in good times and bad. Good luck, Carrie


    Answer by CarrieGeyer at 1:22 PM on Feb. 1, 2009

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