Being a stay-at-home mom is a dream for many, but it's hard to do when you need to make a living. I've been there. I decided to build a business from home, while I raised my babies. Now, I'm successful and my babies are teens. If I can do it, you can too!
Try these money making ventures to fill your days and your bank account.
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Open An Etsy Shop
Etsy is a great place for crafty people to sell their goods. There’s all sorts of items on there. Always check the competition first. You aren’t likely to get very far if there are already lots of shops selling the same kind of thing.
This is perfect for stay at home moms because you can get the kids to help out with making your products so it gives you a good opportunity to spend time with them doing something fun while making some extra money at the same time.Visit http://stay-a-stay-at-home-mom.com/selling-on-etsy.html for some great tips on how to make yourself stand out from the rest of the stores on there.
Maybe you should start an advice blog? It doesn’t have to be anything about parenting if you don’t want it to be. If you’re considering starting an Etsy shop, you could do a craft blog about how you make your products. Whatever you decide to do, there are plenty of different ways that you can monetize your blog.
If you don’t want to commit to maintaining your own blog, you could look into writing guest posts for other people. There are so many different sites out there that are looking for guest writers and you can decide how much work you want to take on each week. Just by doing a quick Google search you should be able to find some blogs looking for guest writers.
If you’re an animal lover, you could earn money for spending time with dogs all day. Sounds pretty perfect, doesn’t it? It’s easy to set up your own dog walking service. Just get a few flyers printed online and hand them out around the local area. You can also advertise on sites like Craigslist to find more work. Sites like https://www.rover.com list dog walking jobs in your local area so it’s a great place to get started. It’s a brilliant way to earn extra money and get a bit of exercise while you do it.