Deciding to stay at home and take care of your family as a stay at home mom is a big decision. For most of us, being a Mom is our first and most treasured job. However, it can be difficult to give up work and the feeling of being able to contribute monetarily to your family. Luckily, with our world becoming increasingly global, more and more jobs are becoming home-based positions. This makes it easier for you to stay home and raise a family all while still managing to bring in an income. Whether you are interested in working full time while staying home or just on the side, these three jobs will give you a great introduction into the world of home-based work.
Freelance writing is a great way to bring in a few extra bucks and keep your brain sharp while staying at home. Breaking into this field isn’t the easiest, but you can find a number of resources online. First try your hand at blogging and see how to goes. Reach out to other bloggers who you enjoy and ask if you can write a guest blog for their website. After this, you can begin pitching paid guest blogging advertisements.
Virtual Assistant Work
A variety of companies and entrepreneurs are looking for virtual assistants. This job might entail booking travel, doing research, or entering data. You can find a number of these positions on job boards, or freelance bidding websites. Each job, as well as the pay, is different, but it is generally well-paid and gives you something to do during nap time!
Work in Transcription
Like virtual assistance work, you can also find a number of transcription jobs on freelance bidding sites. Transcription work generally involved listening to customer service phone calls or speeches and transcribing what is said into a specific software. The quicker you are, the more money you can earn. You will want to invest in a pair of transcription headsets to ensure ear and head comfort for this type of work. You can find these at a number of stores, such as VoiceWare Servers.