Home Maker To Money Maker – 4 Awesome Home Job Ideas For Housewives

Are you a housewife or a single mom? Looking for some business ideas or work options that will keep you occupied and allow you to make some money while you’re at home? Whether you’re just looking for a way to kill time sitting at home, or even if you’re looking for a way to sustain your family or lend some financial support to your husband in running the family, there are number of lucrative home job options you can consider. Following is a list of four awesome home job ideas that deserve your attention if you’re a housewife or a single mom.

Home Tutor

Have you always had a knack for teaching? Got a college degree and the skill of a teacher? Had to give up your teaching job after becoming a full-time mommy? Well, worry not, you can still teach and make students benefit from your exceptional teaching skills – from home via the internet! Yes, since the past few years, online tutoring has become a booming profession, especially amongst house wives and single mothers. Being a home tutor or virtual tutor is not only financially rewarding, but can also be personally satisfying. Right from high schools to elementary schools, to universities, colleges and other educational institutes, a huge number of institutions offer online and distance learning courses, thereby creating a lot of job opportunities for potential home tutors like you. Be it any field of expertise you might belong to – right from arts to science, to humanities, foreign languages, web designing, and what not, becoming a home tutor definitely needs to be considered.

Become a cake mogul

Are you called Betty? Do you love baking? Is your house always flooded with relatives and friends who always accidentally drop in at tea-time just so that they don’t miss out on your sinfully delicious cake and cupcake preparations? Is yes, you know you’re onto something! You totally need to start your very own baking business from home! No matter what happens to the economy, as long as there are birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, bachelor parties, baby showers, and literally any form of celebration, people will not stop buying cakes and cupcakes. Cakes and cupcakes are not only an affordable luxury, but are also easy to make. Moreover, baking and decorating cakes may also seem satisfying and incredibly uplifting if baking is your passion. The best part is that baking is very accessible – you don’t necessarily need a lot of expensive equipment and it’s something that you can do from home. You can promote your baking business via word-of-mouth, or you can even take advantage of the internet and setup your online cake shop business!

Pet Sitting

Are you passionate about animals? Do you seem to have a knack of handling pets and do you feel comfortable being around them? If yes, petting sitting is yet another lucrative home job idea you definitely need to consider. There is a growing demand for pet sitting services around the globe with most pet sitters facing a common dilemma of where to leave their pets while they’re away. Leaving pets alone at home can be quite traumatic for the pet, and can also make them destructive over time. You can offer to take care of pets while their owners are away, charging them on a per-hour or per-day basis, depending on the duration they’re going to be away for. Alongside pet sitting, you can also offer other side services such as dog walking, pet grooming, doggy day care, and so on.

Freelance writing

Have you got a flair for writing? Are you amazing with words and at coming up with creative writing ideas and article concepts? If yes, becoming a freelance writer or a freelance blogger is hands down the perfect home job for you. Depending upon your area of interest and expertise, there are a number of great freelancing options for you to consider. You can write for advertising and marketing firms, social media, online newspapers, e-magazines, or even try your hand at medical writing, technical writing, blogging, copywriting, and so on. Working as a freelance contractor is not only a great way to earn good money from home, but is also a fantastic medium to showcase your passion, creativity, skill, and flair for writing. You could be right there, sitting on the couch with your laptop and a few munchies and a mug of coffee placed on the side table, while you fire away with your articles! Sounds like an incredible way to earn money from home, right? Consider it!

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The author of this article, Annie Peters, is an employee at Progressive Home Tutors, well-known home tutoring services. Annie loves to spend time with her family and on weekends, in her spare time, she knits for her kids.

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