5 Work from Home Jobs for Mothers


There are many reasons to consider work from home job. Perhaps you’re a stay at home mom who wants to make some income while caring for your little ones. If this happens to be the case, we are sure you’ll find this post useful. As a mom who wants to work from home, you have several options when it comes down to making money.

Here are our top 5:

  1. Transcribe Audio Files

Have you heard of the term, “transcriptionist”? If you haven’t, get informed because this could be you!

Transcriptionists need to listen to audio files and transcribe them. What this means is the audio needs to be converted into text. Requirements for a job like this is having good time management since ultimately you will create your schedule, having basic computer skills, and being able to type well.

A reliable and legit company that we encourage you to check out is Transcribe Me. They offer mothers the opportunity to make some money online by transcribing audio files. This may not seem like the most exciting job, but it’s a great gig to have if you’re a stay at home mom.

  1. Virtual Assistant

Several companies are looking for virtual assistants (VA) to help them administer assistance from their homes. This could mean doing anything from monitoring emails, basic data entry work, or managing a blog. The nice part about these types of jobs is that you can choose what field to work depending on your area of specialty.

Keep in mind that some of these jobs (not all) may require you to take and pass a drug test. Companies may know the ways to fake pass a drug test so it’s better to just be honest.

  1. Tutoring

This is a common online job and one that you should consider if you have teaching experience or are passionate about helping others. This is an opportunity for busy mothers that gives you the power to make your schedule. A reliable tutoring site that you can use to find clients is Tutor.com. 

  1. Freelance Writing

Becoming a freelance writer may just be one of the best work from home decisions a mom can make! Unless you absolutely hate to write, this job can bring you some nice income. Contrary to belief, you don’t need to have professional writing experience or be an English expert to be a freelancer. You simply need to be creative and willing to share your thoughts.

There are many online writing opportunities to consider. For instance, many bloggers hire others to write their posts because they’re too busy with other things. Whether you’re into beauty, technology, or fitness you can land a writing job you’ll enjoy.

  1. Editor/Proofreader

If you’re not much of a writer but you do have the skills necessary to proofread or edit papers, consider a work from home proofreader or editor job. This is an easy gig that you can do anywhere, anytime. Not to mention that as an editor you can be looking at serious income opportunities!

Moreover, if you have an eye for spotting spelling mistakes or grammar errors this is the job for you. It will be enjoyable and make you some money at the same time!

Final Thoughts

We think it’s great that you’re looking for an opportunity to care for your little ones while making some income from home. We hope you can use the above ideas as inspiration to get started on this new endeavor! We wish you the best of luck and would love to hear where you end up working!

About Author

LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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