As a full-time mom, life can get busy and overwhelming taking care of your kids, but sometimes you want to do something more with your time. If your kids are in school and you find yourself with extra time that you want to fill, here are a few side jobs you can pick up to give your family some extra cash and help you find more fulfillment.
If you enjoy writing, there are plenty of jobs out there for you. You can pick up one-time gigs, or you can get hired as a part-time or full-time freelancer that works from home. These assignments can range from writing blog posts or instruction manuals to ghostwriting chapters for books. These jobs tend to pay fairly well, but they can be more competitive, especially since they are open to almost anyone who has a computer.
Getting set up as a notary takes a little extra work, but the pay is definitely worth it. To become a notary, you need to take a course and pass the exam and be sworn in. Then you can take a course to become an e-notary, which will allow you to work from home. You do have to buy a seal and log book, either physical or electronic, but the initial cost can easily be recouped within your first few months.
Multilevel marketing opportunities are perfect for full-time moms. In essence, you are your own boss. You set your hours, meeting, and sales numbers. You simply need to tap into your network of friends and family that you already have to share with them great products that they will use every day anyway. These companies also provided mentoring services from other people who sell the same products, allowing you to learn and grow as an entrepreneur, without making the costly mistakes that you might on your own.
You may have heard of college students traveling abroad to teach English, but did you know that you can also do it from the comfort of your living room? Several companies hire remote English teachers to teach one-on-one lessons to children in other countries. Most of these require some level of college education, but it doesn’t have to be in one specific area, which makes this a great job. You usually work in the early mornings, but the hours are fairly flexible.
Making money on the side doesn’t have to be hard or take you out of the home. Take the leap on one or some of the positions above today and improve your financial situation.