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Stay at home moms have a handful to deal with. Everything from washing clothes, taking care of the children to preparing food. If you’re in need of money, or you just want to make something extra for your household or for yourself, the thought of starting a small business outside your daily activities might tempt you.
Here are some home-based business ideas that will help you transform your passions into stable income generators.
It’s true, it’s not the easiest one to do, but it’s definitely the one that’s going to make you feel the most fulfilled. Taking care of a child can be demanding, but taking care of multiple children might be more than a handful. Yet, if you know you can do it and you love taking care of little humans, there will always be busy parents in need of babysitters or caretakers.
You can start small. In the beginning, you can take care of 4 pre-schoolers. Start by looking after the children of your friends, ask them to refer you to other people and voila! You got yourself a small daycare.
Everyone has a relaxing passion, something that allows them to disconnect from the outside world and liberate the creative spirit.
Wouldn’t it be great to do what you like and get some money out of it? If DIY projects are your passion, you can always open a shop at a local market, or even online. All you need is a social media page or a website, and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have the skills to do online work, you can hire someone to do it for you. Then you can sit down and relax, knitting or creating a new tablecloth for a dining room.
If you don’t have any money saved up for the initial investment, apply for quick cash loans and start working on your entrepreneurial idea. You can pay them back after you make some money with your new small business.
If you are spending most of your time on your laptop, like talking with your friends, love taking responsibility and making lists, you might as well start working as a virtual assistant.
With a few organizational skills and a little free time on your hands, working as a virtual assistant and handling other peoples mess can actually become a profitable business.
If you know popular programs, such as Microsoft Excel or Word you already good to go.
You can search for clients online. Start with small companies that don’t have such a big workload, and then work your way up to bigger ones. The best part – you can do all this from your desk at home.
Being a stay at home mom is already a full-time job, but if you have the time and determination, some extra money is always welcomed.
What are you waiting for? Start your small business today!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.