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Meet The Newest Additions to the Team!
Kelly St. Clair, 
 Phoenix / Tucson Regional Manager 
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Kelly comes to us from Phoenix, Arizona, where she and her husband have 4 daughters between them.  Currently she is an independent distributer for Suzanne Sommers. With a degree in Organizational Leadership and with an already tremendous involvement in her community, we are thrilled to have Kelly's background and expertise to add to our team. Read More... 
 
Laurel Crossley-Byers,
 Canadian Regional Manager
 We are delighted to have Laurel take on the role of Canadian Regional Manager for Our Milk Money! As a motivational public speaker for her own company, Opti-Mom she currently coaches families on health and well being. Laurel brings to the table business, marketing & sales training for managers & entrepreneurs, CPSA Certification and over 10 years experience as a Sales Representative. Read More...
 
If you are also interested in becoming a part of the Our Milk Money Team, you can obtain more information here
Dear Member,

As the summer winds down and we head into fall, we hope that you found some much needed relaxation and are ready for some exciting things ahead! 
Our Milk Money had a very successful first summer and we are pleased to announce that the directory has more than tripled since it's inception last spring! You will find many new products and services sold exclusively by parents, so please take a moment to visit the ONLY Self-Employed Parent Directory on the web!
We owe many thanks to YOU, our supporters! You are a big reason we have grown as much as we have in 5 months and why we know this success will continue because of your support. We appreciate your help in spreading our mission and letting others know what we are accomplishing for families everywhere. Our goal continues to list each and every self employed parent across the United States and Canada. The more extensive our directory is, the more useful and convenient our list of products and services will be for you.
If you know anyone who fits the criteria of "self-employed parent," please continue to send them our way for a chance to take part in a growing movement! At the bottom of this newsletter you will find a coupon for a free month in our directory.
If we continue to support one another, our home based businesses will soon thrive, and so will our children.
Enjoy!
Warmly, 

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Ally Loprete & Kelli Shand are the Co-Founders of OurmilkMoney.com
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Daddy's Den

signatureHe's back!  The funny father who tells it like it is. This month, Chris Loprete reflects on his life as a new father while drawing experiences from his own childhood. Join Chris in his journey back to toddler nightmares, facing the neighborhood bully, and family vacations at the beach. Read More...
 
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 Table Manners 101
 
AndrewRead Kelli's hilarious (and perhaps a bit controversial) recap of a recent foot-in-mouth incident when she finds herself discussing a no-no topic at the table of a dinner party with of some new friends. Will Kelli be invited back to dinner, or is this "new friendship" over? Read More... 
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"It's not as hard as it sounds. Just reach out your hand." 
This month's guest blogger, Lisa Lange, is the owner of Reading About Me. Lisa is a member of the Our Milk Money organization, and is a very generous support to parents and families around Arizona as well as the Our Milk Money online community. Read More...

Help Us, Help Others 
 
The Fundraiser to help these beautiful and brave girls continues! Reading About Me is hosting an online fundraiser to assist Sophia's and Malia's families with the burden of medical bills and much needed therapy.
 
Nearly 20 organizations, including Our Milk Money, has come together to support this cause.
 
You can help!
Simply browse though the products donated by several generous parent-owned businesses, and know that your purchase will bring in proceeds for this cause. OMM Co-founder, Ally Loprete says "I know both Sophia's and Malia's mom personally, and I can assure you, they are both extraordinary women who love their daughters very much. Audra and Tamara are incredibly generous themselves and I know they would contribute to the needs of anyone's children who are ill. They deserve this support." Read More...
August Member Spotlight
Tiffani Lawton
 Meet Tiffani Lawton of Pampered Pregger & Beyond. Tiffani is a registered nurse and doula who offers education and support to moms and families in all stages surrounding the birth of their little loves. In this interview Tiffani talks about making her busy schedule work for her family and her lifestyle. Read More...
September Member Spotlight 
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Cathy Reay left her job as Director of Human Resources and Risk Management when she had her daughter. Shortly after becoming a Stay-At-Home-Mom she decided to launch MommysClub.com to provide parents a parenting resource site. Read more about her journey...
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Surviving The Recession
 We are proud to announce that once again, we have the number one spot in this week's WorkITmom articles. Here you'll find Ally's take on battling today's money woes, the sky-rocketing cost of living, and how good old fashion customer service may be the answer we've all been looking for. Read More...
Join In On The Latest Chit Chat!
Our forums are growing and we are building some great relationships with one another. This has been a great resource for us to support one another in button and banner swaps, exchanging advice on our businesses and blog postings.

Gene Moms are helping work-from-home-parents achieve their financial dreams.

Mandy and Olivia HI! I'm Mandy Vemulapalli (formerly Kalish); A freelance writer living in Chandler, Arizona with my husband and toddling daughter Olivia (Lalli), I recently began working in a new business called Genewize. This is the first affordable, genetically customized nutrition product available.  Through a simple DNA test (swabbing the inside of your cheek) We can genetically customize the product to your personal health. There are approximately 100 different living food, vitamin and mineral ingredients to choose from and over 177,000 different customized combinations.
Read more about what we are accomplishing with this exciting new product, or contact me directly if you are interested in getting more involved.
Member Articles - Arbonne Skincare 
 
signatureMaureen Spathopoulos, consultant for Arbonne's certified vegan skincare products, breaks down what is in each product, how it's repaired her own skin, and what this experience has done for her on a personal level. 
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Our members contribute articles as a way of encouraging each of us to see the products that are available to us through the Our Milk Money directory. Many of these products are similar to ones that you are already spending your money on. Make the switch today. Purchase from a parent, and help support a family!
 Join The Team! 
Our Milk Money is hiring!
 
If you are already referring everyone you know to the OMM directory, you might as well be getting paid for it!
We have some great opportunities for the role of Regional Manager in the following markets: 
 
Albuquerque* Anchorage* Atlanta* Austin* Billings* Birmingham* Boston* Buffalo* Burlington, VT* Charlotte* Chicago* Cincinnati* Cleveland* Colorado* Springs* Columbus* Dallas* Denver* Des Moines* Detroit* El Paso* Fort Myers* Fresno* Greensboro* Harrisburg, PA* Hartford* Honolulu* Houston* Indianapolis* Jackson, MS* Jacksonville* Kansas City* Las Vegas* Little Rock* Louisville* Memphis* Miami* Milwaukee* Minneapolis* Nashville* New Orleans* New York* Oklahoma City* Omaha* Orange County* Pensacola* Philadelphia* Pittsburgh* Providence* Raleigh/Durham* Richmond, VA* Rochester* Sacramento* Salt Lake City* San Antonio* San Diego* Seattle* Springfield, MA* Springfield, MO* St. Louis* Tallahassee* Tampa* Trenton* Tulsa* Virginia Beach* Washington DC* Wichita*
 
We offer flexible schedules, a generous commission,  listings in unlimited markets, and the potential to grow with an organization that is already making headlines!
The ideal candidate is already a self-employed parent, outgoing, organized, self-managed, active in his/her community, an excellent networker, highly creative in guerilla marketing and has a passion for what Our Milk Money is accomplishing for families everywhere.
 
If this sounds like a match for you, please apply within!
Send all resumes with a cover letter,  to info@ourmilkmoney.com
 Subject: Regional Manager Position, area
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