Arenâ€™t moms super busy already? Youâ€™re running your kids here and there, hoping to catch a second to yourself. And somehow between taking care of kids, you need to be able to work and make some money. You’re in luck we put together TheÂ Busy MomsÂ Work at HomeÂ Job GuideÂ At the end of the day, it makes sense to try and find a job that you can do from the comfort of your own home. A job that you can do around your schedule. If youâ€™re interested in doing a job from home, here are 10 jobs busy moms can do from home you can also check out our post on 12 Ways to Make Money for Stay at Home Moms.
TheÂ Busy MomsÂ Work at HomeÂ Job Guide
Perhaps one of the easiest ways you can work from home is by becoming a freelance writer. You have control over what hours you work. As long as you meet deadlines, your schedule can be extremely flexible. Try websites like BlogMutt.com and Textbroker.com to get started on your freelance career.
RELATED: You can also start your own blog, I have a Step By Step Guide on How to Start a Blog and Make Money From Home here.
I have, to be honest, that this isnâ€™t the quickest way to earn money, but it is a legit way. You can also do it at your own leisure. If youâ€™re quick at this job, you can make anywhere from $15-$20 an hour, sometimes more.
If youâ€™re a bilingual mama, youâ€™re in for a real treat when trying to work from home. These days, almost every company needs some type of bilingual person on their team. Whether it is writing, translation, or even a chat position with a companyâ€”itâ€™s very valuable to the work world to be able to speak two languages.
Quite different from a freelance writer, a copywriter normally does copy for big companies. For example, newsletters or a sales pages are both something that a copywriter would complete.
If you have the degree, you might as well use it. So many companies are seeking accountants to help them with their bookkeeping. Start by contacting local companies in your area to see if they need an accountant on their team. This might be one where you could work in the office one day a week and from home the rest of the week, or when you have additional hours to spare at home.
If you went to school to be a graphic designer or if youâ€™re self-taught, this could be the perfect job for any busy mom. You can make your own schedule and work from the comfort of your own home. Itâ€™s rare that a company doesnâ€™t need help with some sort of graphic design. Put your creative boots on and get to work.
If youâ€™re awesome at reselling clothes, then you can do this in your spare time from home. I donâ€™t know about you, but my kids have a TON of clothes. I can easily resell some of their items on a Facebook Garage Sale Sight of even on Ebay! If Iâ€™m really feeling spunky, Iâ€™ll post my stuff on Craigslist to sell.
In my opinion, some Direct Sales companies can be really awesome. You have to choose whatâ€™s right for you and you can always do it in your spare time. Keep in mind that direct sales are hard and not everyone is good at this type of work, but itâ€™s worth it if you can make money. Always do your due diligence when looking for a direct sales company to partner with.
A Virtual Assistant
Think of things this way, most companies need some kind of an assistant. Instead of being a physical sit down secretary, there are virtual assistants. Virtual AssistantsÂ do things like invoicing, customer services, and all other kinds of tasks. Places like Fancy Hands will higher newbie virtual assistants or you could reach out to a Blogger or Website you love and see if they are hiring!
Start Your Own Business
If you are superior at something, why not start your own business? You can always do it from the comfort of your own home. When it comes to starting a business from the comfort of your own home, you want it to be a low-cost start up with a quick return on investment. For example, if youâ€™re selling crafts, you want to make it worth your time and you donâ€™t want to pay an arm and a leg for the craft supplies. Know your worth, but also know what someone is going to pay!
Tips for the Work at Home Mom
When it comes to working from home and being a busy mom, it takes hard work and dedication. First, it comes down to deciding what you will do and then you have to find work in your field. Check out some of these tips for being a work at home mama.
- Get a schedule going right away– A schedule will save your sanity if youâ€™re working from home with kids. I choose to work while my kids are sleeping, but you can create a work schedule that works for you.
- Realize you cannot do everything– When it comes to working from home when youâ€™re already busy, itâ€™s hard to realize you canâ€™t do it all. You will literally save your sanity when you realize this sooner. Happy kids and happy clients are always first! Youâ€™ll find time to clean your house at some point. I always make a little cleaning schedule. I clean one major thing in my house a day!
- Donâ€™t give up easily- When you first start working from home, it can be overwhelming to find that perfect gig. My advice to you is to not give up easily. Donâ€™t just try for one day and decide that youâ€™ll never find a work from home job, it will happen, donâ€™t give up.
What tips would you offer a busy mom who wants to work from home?