Do you want to earn extra income, but do you still want enough flexibility to stay home with your children? Many jobs for stay-at-home moms allow you to keep an eye on your children while earning money.
"So many women want balance," says Susie Romans, online coach and author of " Leaving 9-5 ." Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO of iRelaunch, recommends to those seeking To enter the job market, consider your strengths and previous work experience while reconnecting with other people who knew you when you were working. "Determine exactly what you want to do," says Cohen.
Here are 21 ideas (including average salaries) to get you started:
Keeping other children. $ 28,000 to $ 52,000. You must comply with state licensing laws to open a center. It's great because you keep your kids with you and they make friends.
Deliver newspapers. $ 400 to $ 800 per trip / per month. You need a reliable vehicle. It's done in the morning, leaving the rest of the day to your children.
Organize parties to present items such as thirty-one gifts. $ 10,000 to $ 27,000. No experience is necessary. Direct sales allow you to work nights and weekends.
Create digital files of spreadsheets and lessons. $ 1,000 to $ 36,000, depending on sales. You can compose during nap or television.
Produce content online and print. $ 1,000 to $ 50,000 or more. According to the publisher, you may need a specific degree. It's flexible so you can work around children's activities.
Providing hairdressing or manicure services. $ 15,000 to $ 30,000. You might need a license. You can make haircuts or nails during naps and when dad is at home.
Give massages. $ 30,000 to $ 35,000. You will need a license, but you can plan clients when it suits you.
Create digital objects such as invitations, websites, or cards. $ 34,000 to $ 45,000. You need samples of previous work, as well as appropriate hardware and software. Because graphic design
is done on your computer, you can even work in the presence of your children.
Repair clothing and other items. $ 18,000 to $ 29,000. You will need your own sewing machine and supplies. You can do it in the living room and take advantage of the internal models to try the clothes.
Show how to play an instrument. $ 10 to $ 50 per course. You must know how to play what you teach. Because most classes are held at home, you demonstrate your musical passion and work ethic to your children.
Create floral compositions. $ 22,000 to $ 25,000. It requires a special workplace with proper refrigeration for storage, but it's another flexible job for stay-at-home moms that allows you to work when and where you are free.
Allow a foreign student to live with you. $ 200 a week. You will have to go through a background check, but this job is great because you already have a house and meals to offer to a child.
Companies affix decals on cars. Up to $ 900 a month. You need a reliable car and must be willing to drive a certain amount. You are paid to do what you already have to do.
Take official photos. $ 25,000 to $ 30,000. Create a portfolio of previous work to attract customers. You can work on events when they suit you.
Answer questions online. $ 1 to $ 20 per survey No experience required. You choose when and how much you take and issue grievances, too.
Paint the outside and the inside of the houses. $ 23,000 to $ 40,000. You will need supplies. You can schedule jobs according to your children's schedule.
Rehabilitation of old furniture. $ 100 to $ 500 per item. Make sure you have the right tools. Your garage is the ideal workspace.
Teach others how to do exercises. $ 20,000 to $ 30,000. Make sure you have enough space and an appropriate license. You can set your hours and take as many clients as you want, leaving you with a lot of time for your mother.
Give advice. $ 25,000 to $ 40,000. Most clients want proof of diploma in psychology, sociology or counseling. "What most mothers do not realize is that there is a huge market in the consulting, training and online services sectors," says Romans. This allows you to process as many customers and hours as you can.
Concoct deals for individuals or events. $ 23,000 to $ 30,000. You will need supplies. This job allows you to cook as much or as little as you like and to use taste testers on the spot.
Sara Ipatenco is a former elementary school teacher who became a housewife and freelance writer. Ipatenco holds a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Child Development and Elementary Education. It has been published in the magazines Teaching Tolerance and Family Fun.
This article was originally published on Care.com .