This article is for the moms who need that extra source of income, as staying home to take care of the family and raise the kids is as good as a full-time job with a well-detailed job description. A description that doesn’t exclude shopping for groceries, preparing food, doing the laundry, getting the kids ready, and listing other chores and tasks.
With the recent fluctuations in the cost of living and impending inflation, it could be saddening to have major expenses dominating your cash cycle. This is why you need to start thinking side hustles to make some consistent proceeds while running the home. So, if you’re a stay home mom, it wouldn’t hurt to have that cash inflow into your purse, on your terms, and just how you like it.
This article contains a comprehensive breakdown of two of the best side hustle options that you could easily fit into your home management schedule. Some of these side hustle options might also require a little bit of flexibility on your part for you to get accustomed to the routine.
Below are two side hustle options for stay home moms. Do enjoy and have your pick.
Render freelance services
We’re sure you’ve got some workable set of skills hiding under your most recent home management experience and taking care of the family. Freelancing is such a great way to keep your money-making skills sharp by performing tasks for other persons from the comfort of your home and getting paid instantly.
These tasks could range from online tutoring, web designing, content creation, social media management, and graphics design. There’s surely somebody out there willing to pay you a few hundred bucks for doing something you’d probably do for fun – reading or editing a book, doing voice-overs, and testing websites and games.
If you feel like you lack experience in any of the above-listed skills, that’s fine. What if we told you that you could learn the basics of any of these skills for free and even up to the intermediate level for free!
- Select the skill or service niche you’ll love to master, e.g., content creation, copywriting, and so on.
- Proceed to YouTube to watch tutorial videos and learn how to do it better.
- Sign up on freelance platforms like Upwork, Fiverr, and Freelancer once you’re quite confident of your skill level and abilities.
- Create your profile and lists the service(s) that you render
- Apply for gigs and get paid upon completion.
Start blogging and make some money from it
If you’re a stay home mom who has a passion for writing, then you should certainly give blogging a try. It doesn’t have to feel so difficult for you when selecting topics to write about. You could write about whatever you’re passionate about, or you could focus on a topic that you’re most knowledgeable about.
You could also write about your experiences within an area. For instance, you could write about your experience being a mother; We’re quite sure that you do not need a degree to pull that one off.
Blogging itself can be exciting, and within the period of your dedicating intentional efforts to get your content out there, be rest assured of your growth. You might not seem to be yielding the wanted results right away, as growing a blog until it becomes profitable takes some time. Your growth will be obvious in terms of followers and increasing audience alongside your income.
Here is a breakdown of the process of building a profitable blog
- Identify your preferred blogging niche
- Select and purchase a domain name
- Set your blog – get it hosted on the domain
- Install a reliable theme – ensure it quick and easy to navigate
- Create content – write all you can
- Run ads and affiliate marketing to start making money
Making money from side hustles certainly requires a level of grit and skill. The freelance option is great for stay home moms who would love to get up and running at the best time. The blogging option is also a perfect fit if you’re looking to get the best of passive income while keeping up the house. Not to be mistaken, both side hustle options will require that you give it your best and a bit of patience to grow in returns. So, dear stay home moms, the choice is yours. Get that extra cash flow, you can do it!