Unfiorialy, being a stay at home mom is not something every mom can afford to do. But most moms can't really afford to go into the office every day to work, so they have to struggle to find the perfect balance, where you will have money as well as watch your kids. Lucky for moms, nowadays there are many ways a stay at home mom can work from home and even have her own business. If you are a stay at home mom or you know someone who is here are the 10 best business ideas they can pursue.
The best perk of living in a world where everything can be done online is that you can sell stuff online from the comfort of your home. The most popular way amongst stay at home moms of doing this particular type of business is to order a bulk of items that you wish to sell and resell them for a bit higher price than you got them for. If you really get into it and dedicate some time you will be able to sell over hundreds of your selected items. Selling them for a higher price is the only way you can make this business profitable, and all you need is a bit of time to do the research and you are good to go.
The most important thing that you need to realise is that being a stay at home mom doesn't have to mean that you can't have a part-time or even a full-time job. That is because, as we have mentioned above, we live in a time where you can do everything from home as everything is online. If you are someone who enjoys assisting people, you can become a virtual assistant. You can help people take calls, saving money as well as responding to their emails. There is even the option to organise travel details as well as help them order gifts. It is a branch of work that is guaranteed to bring you money as assistance is something a lot of busy business people need. The best thing about this is that you can find a person with whom you will be able to dictate your own work hours depending on your free time.
If you are someone who has artistic talents, why not start your own business that will reflect your abilities. You can sell your paintings, digital prints or whatever your talent allows you. There is nothing more rewarding than being able to turn your passion into profit. But, you have to keep in mind that you will have to be patient for your business to pick up.
In most cases, moms are super crafty. So if you are a mom who loves making things with their hands, what better thing to do than sell your own crafts. Luckily, there are so many platforms on which you will be able to sell your goodies such as Etsy or Instagram. You can even take it a step further and make YouTube tutorials on how to make certain crafts. Or simply combine everything and have some fun while making money. But selling things online means that you have to put yourself out there. One of the best ways to ensure that you are getting out there is by hiring your local SEO to help you out.
As everything is online nowadays, and many businesses are using online accounting services, you can make it into a proper full time or part-time job. Becoming a bookkeeping freelancer is one of the most popular options for stay at home moms who have even the slightest interest to learn such things. The whole magic is that you can offer your services for the same price an in-person bookkeeper will charge and you can do it whenever you have free time instead of sitting for 8 hours in an office.
For those moms who love weddings, there is nothing more fun and profitable than starting your own bridal consultant business. With the power of online calls, you will be able to assist brides who are struggling to plan their weddings and make their wedding the best and least stressful day of their life.
For those moms who have a passion for baking and decorating, the best thing you can do is open your own cake decorating business. For most moms that is the job of their dreams. You can even take it up a notch and offer vegan cakes or specialise in a particular design area. A cake business is just something that can't fail as cakes are always needed.
There are a lot of people who just can't figure out what they want to do in life and they will need some assistance. Why not be someone who will help people get out of that rough patch in life. If you are someone who enjoys guiding and helping people get their life together there is nothing better for you than becoming an online life coach.
If you are a creative mom and you love writing and illustrating, why not make money out of it. All you will need is a computer or tablet you can write your stories on and you can publish them. Children's stories are something that is timeless and will always be needed. You can test your skills on different ebook apps and who knows, maybe you will become a new upcoming writer who will sell a plethora of stories.
One of the most popular jobs one can do from the comfort of their own home is copywriting. So, if you are interested in writing blog posts or being a professional editor, you are going to be making a good chunk of money by doing that.
Sometimes being a stay at home mom is the best decision you and your family have ever made. Don't be afraid and start a new career while being a stay at home mom and see where the road takes you.