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10 Stay-At-Home Jobs Any Mom Can Do

Written by Grace & Silas
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Being a stay at home Mom (or Dad) comes with a lot of responsibilities that require a lot of your time. The moment you have kids at home, it may seem impossible to leave the house and have a 9-5 job. Balancing your time for work, time for kids, and household chores isn’t very easy to do.

But thankfully, you don’t have to go between watching your kids and leaving them with a babysitter. There are plenty of jobs where you can actually do it from the comfort of your own home.

Down below are some job ideas that let you earn money while staying at home to care of the baby. They’re easy to do, flexible, and offer great pay. So take a look at them and let me know what’s you think!

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Be a Virtual Assistant

This job is totally catching on like wildfire. More like a web secretary, working as a Virtual Assistant will have you doing tasks such as scheduling appointments, data entry, writing articles, organizing records, and other office tasks. It typically just requires your computer and an internet connection.

Start a Blog

If you’re good at writing or let’s just say passionate about sharing things in life, then definitely start a blog. You can focus on mom topics, money saving ideas, recipes (etc.) and get started. If you have a strong background in doing SEO and content marketing, you can definitely make great income. This is a fun work opportunity for parents, offering the ability to work from their home with flexible hours.

For more tips and advice on blogging, check out my post on how I made $19,889.0 in just one month from my blog!

Sell Your Stock Photo’s

Why not make your hobby into an income generator? Whether you’re a pro or an amateur photographer, a huge number of pictures are needed every day by different industries.

Take advantage of this chance and sell your stock photos to different stock image sites. Supply them with all kinds of images that you have on hand and earn instant cash. And the best part about this is that you won’t even have to leave your kid’s at home. You can take pictures of everyday objects, windows, doors, toys, gardens, or whatever else is around you.

Tutor What You Know

Depending on what you’re good at, why not consider tutoring while staying at home. Maybe you know a second language, you’re good at math, or you have skills from your previous career. Teach what you know, and you can make a good income.

Sign up for different tutoring gig sites to be put on their tutor list (like Udemy or italki).

Graphic Designer

If you’re good at doing graphic designs, why not put those skills to good use and start making money from home?

There’s a great market looking for freelance design work and pays good wages. Whether it’s website design, logos, shirt designs, menu, or banners, you can make money creating it. And the best part is that you can do all of these things while at home.

Sell on Ebay

I think this is the most basic and easiest stay-at-home job from the list. If you have outfits or pieces of furniture you’re not using anymore, sell them and start an income stream.

You just have to take pictures of them, post online, and sell.

And once you’ve gotten the hang of it, you can start going to flea markets and other stores and flipping items on Ebay. 

Social Media Evaluator

For this one, all you need to have is a strong internet connection and your computer. Your duties will focus on social media platforms, evaluating the quality and relevance of ads, search results, and news feeds. If you have a background in social media, you’ll find this job super easy while working at home with the kids.

Bookkeeper

As a bookkeeper, your day to day duties will include general bookkeeping and other administrative tasks. Give it a try, this might just give you some extra cash that can be used to pay the bills.

Chat or Email Support

This home based job involves answering chats and emails and assisting customers. Depending on your company’s business, you just have to address your consumer’s concern, comments, and queries. Basically, you’ll be your client’s specialist in making their business customer friendly.

To start being one, you just have to sign up for customer service gigs from different sites like Amazon and once accepted you can now start making money while in the comfort of your home.

Telephone Mystery Shopping

This job lets you pretend that you’re an ordinary shopper while you’re evaluating the customer service, quality, and attentiveness. Companies will pay you for getting the insights they need based on what you like and don’t like.

The good thing about this is that you’ll only need a telephone to be a mystery shopper and start earning money.


Who say’s staying at home with the kids and having a job is impossible when there’s plenty of work at home jobs that you can do from the comfort of your own home? Choose one, two or three job ideas from this list and give them a try. The more you get creative in balancing your time, chances are the more money you can make. So try them out and let me know what you think!

Now, if you have questions about this post, let me know in the comment down below. I’d love to help you out.

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Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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