Being a stay-at-home mom doesn’t mean you can’t make money. There are side hustles that are right for you and won’t make you leave your home to get paid.
Parenting is a job of its own and doesn’t leave too much extra time for another full-time or part-time job. A side hustle might be just what some stay-at-home moms need to have a little extra money while watching over their kids.
Take a look at these stay-at-home, no-money-down side hustles if you’re a mom who’d like to make some extra money. I’ve broken it down into side hustles that take up the least amount and time and side hustles that take up the most. Make money from home while watching your children.
By the way, I wrote an entire book on stay-at-home side hustles if you’d like to check it out. It’s only $1 and it has 50 different ideas－most of which I’ve tried－you can use to earn money. Check it out.
Stay-at-home side hustles for moms with little time
First, let’s dive into online writing. Platforms like Medium and Textbroker can be easy ways to get paid as a stay-at-home mom. If you have the time to sit down and write a story for 30 minutes every day, you can possibly make an extra hundred dollars or more every month.
But I understand not everyone is a writer and not every mom has 30 minutes to themselves each day. That’s why I also suggest taking online surveys. Use your Amazon account to sign up for MTurk and log in on your cellphone. The next time you’re watching TV or using the bathroom, do a couple surveys.
You likely won’t make a hundred dollars in a month from surveys, but you could make $30 or $40. It all depends on how many you do.
Stay-at-home side hustles for mothers with teenagers
Moms who are watching teenagers tend to have a little more free time on their hands because their kids are a little older. This is when I suggest trying reselling as your side hustle.
It gives you the option to earn a lot more money and without doing too much extra work. You can even enlist your teenager to side hustle with you and help earn money.
The best at-home side hustles for moms
In general, if I could suggest any side hustle for a stay-at-home mom, I’d go with reselling.
It’s easy to learn, can be extremely profitable and doesn’t have to take up more than an hour or two every day. If you have the time and you’re a mom who watches their kids at home, look into reselling. I suggest starting with reselling cheap sneakers and similar items. That’s where I started and it’s still my bread and butter.
Bottom line: Moms can earn money at home
You can take care of your child at home while also having a side hustle that’s all your own. You don’t have to give up earning money to watch over your children.
If you’re stuck at home and you’d like to earn a bit of extra money, try the side hustles I suggested on this list. It’ll be easier to earn money than you think.