This post is about the best stay at home mom jobs to make extra cash.
Stay at Home Mom Jobs
One of the biggest questions I get as a stay-at-home-mom (SAHM) is, “What do you do all day and how do you make money?”
Well, I am a Registered Nurse and I’ve worked at several hospitals over the years.
But, after my last nursing job, I knew I wanted to stay home and be available to my three kids for whatever they need.
Additionally, I wanted to help out with my family’s financial obligations so I started researching viable options for working from home.
Fortunately, there are lots of great remote jobs for stay at home moms to make money from home.
Keep reading for some excellent SAHM options that can help you bring in the bacon.
1. The #1 Easiest way I’ve found to Make Extra Cash
A friend told me about a way I could sell my old books on Amazon and make money to buy new ones.
I was completely intrigued!
I went to the website she gave me, set-up my free Amazon seller account, and got started right away.
On my very first day, I made a profit of $50.00.
That may not sound like a lot to some people, but it can definitely add up quickly!
Since then I’ve done my research, sold the books, and know the money making process couldn’t be any easier.
Plus, I’ve found that selling certain types of books at specific times can be extremely profitable.
And, most people can spend just a few hours per week on this and reach their personal financial goals.
Here is the free training that shows you how it works.
2. Start a Blog and be a Stay at Home Mom
Starting a blog is an excellent way to make money online and create passive income.
I started my blog in 2017 and have been improving, growing, and making more money each month.
You can create your own blog here with my easy step-by-step tutorial.
Also, here’s my list of favorite blogging tools and resources.
Most of these tools are free or very affordable and will help you get your blog started faster and on the right path.
Once you create your blog you can monetize it with affiliate marketing, advertising networks, or product endorsements.
There are many profitable blog niches to consider:
Fitness and Weight Loss
Health and Wellness
Dating and Relationships
How to Make Money
Food and Drink
Beauty and Fashion
Any and all of these areas can be highly profitable if you put in the work.
Check out my free guide with step-by-step instructions on how to make money blogging.
Also, if you are on a budget, my blog host Flywheel offers amazing deals so you can start your blog on a budget and with lightning speed!
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3. Freelance Writing
Freelance writing is a great flexible job for SAHMs.
They pay is usually good and you can set your own work hours.
If you are just getting started as a freelance writer, you should begin by taking on small projects in order to build up a portfolio.
Here are some steps for starting freelance writing:
Prepare financially in case it doesn’t work out
Become an expert in your niche
Start with small projects and work on building your portfolio
Continue to learn and refine your writing skills
Search the web and job boards for freelance writing work
Strive to be the best for your customer
Make sure you are legal (compliant with state laws)
Another tip is to create a website specifically for your freelance writing services, contact info, portfolio, and rates.
Finally, always do your best work, maintain an excellent reputation, and your client base and salary will continue to rise.
Check out this post on finding freelance writing jobs for beginners!
4. In-home Daycare
I have several friends who provide in-home daycare services.
They really seem to enjoy it and they get to stay at home with their children.
Also, you have to get a state certification before you keep any children in your home, so make sure you do your research and find out all of the necessary requirements.
The median suggested pay rate to charge per hour in Georgia for child care is $15.50 per hour.
You can go to Care.com’s babysitting rates to get an estimate for your location.
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5. Become a Virtual Assistant
I am hearing a lot lately from people who use Virtual Assistants (VA) and also people who teach you to become a VA.
Some companies will wire a VA to help them manage their online administrative tasks.
This is a great work from home option for SAHMs that need a flexible schedule.
Virtual Assistant responsibilities can include:
Management of social media
Email marketing and correspondence
Transcribing conference calls
Miscellaneous customer service oriented tasks
You can become a virtual assistant by taking a training class to teach you all the VA skills and everything else you need to know to get started as a VA.
6. Amazon’s Remote Employee Jobs
Everyone has heard of Amazon. Am I right?
They are a giant company that sells just about everything you can think of.
Recently, Amazon announced plans to add over 5,000 remote jobs over the next year.
This would be an excellent opportunity for any SAHM.
Amazon is posting a variety of remote positions ranging from customer service to data entry, all the way to supply chain managers.
Check out Amazon’s work-from-home, virtual jobs listings here, and start your remote job today!
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7. Tutoring as a Stay at Home Mom
Are you a teacher or just really good with certain subjects?
Give private tutoring classes at your home and use your knowledge.
This is a flexible work from home job that would be good for a SAHM.
If you live in a large neighborhood you can put your service fliers in mailboxes or post your job on the neighborhood website.
Or, if you’d rather work online, you can check out Chegg tutors.
Their site says that some tutors make over $1,000 per month.
Stay at Home Mom Jobs thoughts
These are just a few of several ways you can make extra cash while being a stay at home mom.
The first thing is to decide if you really want a SAHM job and then to just START it!
Get to work, research, and find that perfect part-time position for you that will give you the freedom that you want and deserve.
Please leave me a comment below and let me know of some jobs you have done while staying at home with your kids.
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