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 The Our Milk Money Monthly Newsletter,  June 2010



 
Take my word for it, the Moms and Dads of OurMilkMoney.com are people that you want to know. They understand the meaning of sacrifice. They aren't driven by money and fame, but by the love of their children, and the life they want to provide for them. No where else on the internet can you see exactly where your money goes when you make a purchase. You can make the choice to convert your every day spending into some extra "milk money" for a parent who has chosen to work twice as hard for a fraction of the pay. Everyone wins. And wins. And wins.We have so many great things to share with you this month! More terrific blog contributors, more fun and educational podcasts to catch up on, 3 inspirational spotlights to read, and a whole lot more!
 
Don't forget to tell your Dad that you love him. It's going to be a happy June!
 
 



"My milk money pays for... 
...Life!"
-Donna Bliss, Nesconset, NY  - Baby Costume Store  
The Daddy's Den 
At Our Milk Money, we don't discriminate. Moms have great stories to share, but so do the Dads. It is definitely a sign of the times when Dads from all over the world begin to step up as primary care-takers and embrace their roles as stay-at-home parents.   Visit the Daddy's Den Now
Welcome back guest blogger, Nathan Bright, a 30 something stay-at-home-dad, author and illustrator who shares with us his experiences as the true "Mr. Mom" Complete with humor and honesty, Nathan gives us a true depiction of what life for Daddy is like in At-Home Dad: Mediocre Man.
 
 
 

 


 
"My milk money pays for... 
...the ability to stay home with my sweet little gril Clara...
who drinks a whole lot of milk ;-) ."
-Sandra Correll, Santa Clarita, CA - Clicky Photography   

The OMM Blog Spot
 
If you have recently transitioned into becoming a stay-at-home parent, then you know that one of the hardest first steps is re-evaluating your new budget and learning how to make some brutal sacrifices. Read OMM Founder, Ally Loprete's latest tip How to Tighten Your Wallet and Enjoy Your New Lifestyle.
Want more? Ally's blogging continues at ThisLittleParent.com
Read the latest: Finding the Right Job for You at Home
 
Read about whether or not A Direct Sales Business is Your Answer to Working from Home.   This month's guest blogger is our own Mona Colwell, OMM Director of PR.  Mona is a work at home mom with 15 years of direct sales experience.  In addition to raising her three children and maintaining a leadership position with her organization, Mona has created a company for her almost famous husband, Emerson, and his children's books.
 
 
Julianne Alvarez-Wish, OMM Director of Communications, is back this month with some sage advice in her blog Wishful Thinking.  Her latest article: Work/Life Balance Part II - All About YOU! is the second in a ten part series on Work/Life Balance. 
As parents we often put everything and everyone else's priorities above our own.  Our 'to-do' list grows daily and anything personal on that list perpetually moves down or falls off all together never to be seen again. [Read More...]



"My milk money pays for...
...me to be home with my young daughter Isabel who was the inspiration behind Exercise Rhymes."
-Marina McLennan, Scottsdale, AZ - Exercise Rhymes, LLC

 Member Spotlights

Meet Maxwell Rankin! 
A former owner of an advertising agency, he sold that business and started SGVsuds.com.  A prime motivator for him was his desire to homeschool his children.  Read his story and learn the secret he discovered to making and keeping happy customers. [Read More...]
 
Meet Tami Lindahl! 
Tami is a Certified Personal Trainer and Lifestyle Coach.  She owns her own fitness center and is the author of How to Lose Weight Without Being on a Diet, for Women.  Read Tami's story and discover the new and different approach she takes to make fitness easy for all of her clients.  [Read More...]





We are so proud and honored to join forces with like minded organizations and similar missions! Founded by Sharon Davis, 2Work-At-Home.com has been providing free work at home jobs, home business ideas, and many other free work at home resources since 1999. If you want to work at home either with a telecommute job or by starting your own business, you'll find tools, resources, articles and more to help you to work at home....all for free. [Read More]

"My milk money pays for...
My three fabulous boys, Ethan, Logan and Noah who have given me so much love and joy along with some hilarious material for my books."
-Kristin Walker, Oswego, IL - Kristin-Walker.com

 
 
We are a 'Featured' Top Pick on iTunes with well over 1,000 downloads a week!

Listeners are Raving! Do you have a comment you'd like to share about our weekly radio shows?  Share it here!


A Natural!
by OtherDan

Having listened to hours and hours of radio over the years, I have to say, (Ally) has the gift of gab. I think the show will make a lot of people smile and laugh for various reasons despite some sweeping generalizations; which actually add to the charm of the whole thing. Because she speaks from her perspective. But, ultimately I think this whole grande mission  of creating a network (Milk Money) for working parents to deliver their products in an efficient way with the aim of empowering families is actually very noble and worthwhile.

This Lil Parent
by Jill- Notsosoccermom

Ally has a great following and is in touch with today's parent!

Positive Can Do Energy
by Riggs Vashon

Working at home can be very challenging, and this show is helping to bridge that gap between home, family and work with a can-do attitude.


Ally, you get us!
by Hillary B

Ally, I am so grateful for your show and your insight. You actually get us...we moms that are at home trying to make it all work emotionally and financially. I look forward to your sage advice and your inspiring stories. You are awesome!


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Being able to afford the luxury of keeping one parent home has become one of the most widely common goals in families across America today, yet most families don’t believe its possible to survive on only one income. “This Little Parent” speaks to BOTH parents in a way that encourages coming together as a family unit- so that you are able to provide for your children in the best way possible for your family. Join host, Ally Loprete as she leads us in a new revolution by helping us to realize the reality of our potential, and the potential for a better reality!Read More... 
 
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Upoming Show Topics and Guests:

  • 6/11/2010: Be a Rock Star Parent! Hot Marketing Tips. Special Guest: Craig Duswalt of The RockStar System for Success
  • 6/18/2010: A Father's Day Tribute Show. Special Guests: Dave Ballard and Bill Wardell from Cyberhood Watch and Blog Talk Radio. Special Guest: Nathan Bright, Children's Book Author of Maddie Paddie and Her Stay at Home Daddy. 
  • 6/25/2010 TBA
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"My milk money...
...introduced me to the real economy.  False economies are built around fear, guilt and intimidation.  That's what they teach in advertising.  Those three motivators drive Madison Avenue..."
-Maxwell Rankin, Claremont, CA - SGVsuds

 
Be Our Guest on the Radio! FREE to Members only!! Give your 'elevator pitch' on national radio LIVE.  You've got 30 seconds to tell us what you are all about.  [Read more...]
 

"My milk money pays for...
...My son is on the West Ranch swim team and my daughter has been a cheerleader (wow, was that expensive!).  They are both looking to continue their education after high school.  My son wants to be a helicopter pilot and my daughter is going for her teaching degree at COC..."
- Tami Lindahl, Santa Clarita, CA, - Free Fitness Tips 
 
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