Online Jobs for Stay at Home Moms – 3 Great Ideas.

Online jobs for stay at home moms

Online jobs for Stay at Home Moms

We all know and recognize that stay at home moms, and dads for that matter, already have their hands full and contribute significantly to the family unit. Looking at online jobs for stay at home moms can present some options for those that want to add to the family income.

Any work from home job option will need to be flexible for it to be sustainable. For this reason, we are just going to look at online jobs as these tend to provide the flexibility that is required.


Choosing the Best Online Jobs for Stay at Home Moms

Online jobs for stay at home momsWhen you are choosing the best online jobs you’ll need to have a think about what is going to work for you and what fits in with the daily schedule. When you have young kids at home there is generally a pretty ridged base routine. Around that routine is the time that you can dedicate to your desired income producing work.

Easier said than done, right!

However, picking an online activity that will allow you to start a project, get up and attend to something else, and then come back to it when you can, would be a huge bonus.

3 Great Workable Ideas

The following 3 great ideas are just some online activities that provide the sort of flexibility you need.


  1. Affiliate Marketing
  2. Freelance writing 
  3. Online Training


The three activities above are a choice of online businesses that you can start up. I have highlighted them because they can generally be started with little or no initial cost, and low participation fees.

Affiliate Marketing

What is affiliate marketing about ?Wealthy Affiliate is the best of the best in terms of its free start up and access to startup websites and hosting, industry training and excellent support. Their ‘starter’ membership is free and to continue as a premium member the cost is $49 per month or $359 annually. The premium membership provides extensive training and support along with unlimited website hosting and management along with WordPress website builder templates.

Earning money online through affiliate marketing require you to create a website and manage content and affiliate links. This can be done in your own time and can enable you to earn a good income through commissions from your links. Management of the websites are easy through the Wealthy Affiliate dashboard.

Freelance Writing

Online jobs for stay at home momsFreedom with Writing is a site that I have come across only recently. I have downloaded their ebook writing program. It is very nicely written and easy to follow and gives some good advice on how to write ebooks and marketing them.

It is possible to earn a good income from writing ebooks and is something to explore if you have a knack for writing. This can easily be worked in conjunction with affiliate marketing and actually complement each other as a business format.

Online Training/ Courses is also a relatively new discovery of mine. I was introduced to it by a college from Wealthy Affiliate. Udemy enables you to earn money online from producing and submitting training courses.
You can submit all sorts of training for different types of disciplines, hobbies or pastimes. You need to produce good training otherwise, you will not get much money for your work. They help you out with producing and submitting your training, so you are not just left alone.

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Your training is hosted on the Udemy website and they manage access and billing.  And you can market the training as an individual (on your own website for example)  or through the Udemy training network. This is a great opportunity for you, and if you have some good ORIGINAL training materials you can earn some a good repeat income from your courses.

Combine Some Options to Diversify Income Potential

These are just 3 simple ideas for online jobs for stay at home moms. I have picked these out because of their low cost set up and they are easy to get started. Additionally, they all complement each other and can be combined to increase your income potential.


If you have any questions or would like to get more information, then please leave a comment or question and I will get back to you. Whilst the title of this article addresses online jobs for stay at home moms, it works just the same for stay at home dads as well.

I have been a stay at home dad on and off for several years. I looked after my son from age 2 through to 8 years old, so have some experience in this area. Currently, I work full time as an affiliate marketer. I also produce some ebooks to go with my websites and do some freelance writing.

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