Money is definitely something that we all need more of. This means that plenty of stay at home moms are looking for ways to make more money to help support their families. There are a variety of jobs for stay at home moms that you can try out to make money, and below I list six of my favorites.
First on my list of great jobs for stay at home moms is blogging.
If you love writing and have lot’s to share, then you might want to consider starting a blog. Blogging is so much fun, that’s why I do it!
I started blogging in July 2017 (I owned a static website for eight years before starting my blog) as a hobby and also with the intention of turning this lovely hobby into a source of extra income.
Earning money through blogging entails a lot of hard work. It’s not a get rich quick scheme. One must be willing to put in the hours it takes in the beginning to build a successful blog. And if you do that, you should start seeing excellent results with time.
Frankly, blogging has changed my life, and it can change your life too. You can earn money by running ads on your blog, writing sponsored articles, joining affiliate programs (e.g., the Amazon affiliate program) or by selling courses.
Your blogs earning potential is limitless.
Where do I start?
2. Freelance Writing Jobs for Stay At Home Moms
Consider being a freelance writer.
As a freelance writer, you provide your writing services to one customer or multiple customers for a fee.
You are your own boss and are free to choose which projects you want to take on.
Being your own boss is especially useful if you are a stay at home mom because you don’t have to leave home to get work done or follow a schedule that is dictated by someone else.
There are a lot of jobs that you can work with as a freelancer.
You can write articles for blogs or websites, do copywriting, become a ghostwriter and more. You can also offer web design services or software development services. The list goes on.
The great thing about freelancing is that you don’t have to dwell on one particular skill set. If you have more than one skill, you can mix-and-match some of the services you provide to your clients.
Great Freelance Sites To Find Work
Freelancer.com is a great place to find freelance jobs for stay at home moms. They have plenty of options, with jobs varying from technical writing, programming, internet marketing, logo design, and drawing. They currently have upwards of 25,235,000 registered users and over 12,390,000 job postings.
UpWork (Elance and oDesk) have a very vast network of freelancers, and I highly recommend them. They have an extensive list of freelance jobs for stay at home moms including writing, translation, software development, legal, and more.
PeoplePerHour is an excellent freelance site for skills related to web content development, SEO specialists, software development, internet marketing, and web design.
3. Graphic Designer Jobs for Stay At Home Moms
Are you artistic and good at crafting designs? Then why not work from home as a graphics designer? It’s a great work from home job for moms.
Graphic designers create graphics or images such as posters, company or website logos, flyers, and much more.
You can either get a degree in graphic design, take a short course to understand the basics of graphic design or teach yourself by reading books and through practice.
There are a lot of great self-taught graphic designers out there who are good at what they do.
4. Teach English From Home At QKids
Work online as an English teacher. If you have an excellent command of English and live in either the USA or Canada, then consider taking on the role of English teacher on QKids.
QKids is an online learning platform that employs teachers to teach English language skills to Chinese kids between the ages of 5 and 12.
Lessons typically last 30 minutes, and they pay you anything between $12 to $20 per hour. The schedule is flexible, but you should expect to work late in the evening or early morning due to the time difference.
5. Start Flipping Things
Flipping stuff online is another work from home job for moms that can be very lucrative.
You can sell things online from the comfort of your own home. And what’s more, you get to set your own schedule.
Bob and Melissa make over $100 000 a year flipping stuff online. It’s a legitimate work from home job that can see you making enough money per month to support yourself and your family.
6. Start Proofreading From Home
Proofreading is an essential part of the writing process. It’s the part of the writing process where someone who is an expert in the English language, goes through a document (or documents) checking for any errors.
So essentially, as a proofreader, you proofread documents to ensure that the grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary is correct.
Do you think proofreading is something for you? Then read this detailed article on proofreading to help you get started.
If you have any suggestions or questions about jobs for stay at home moms, please feel free to let me know in the comments section below, I love hearing from you!
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