How Busy Moms Can Stay at Home and Make Money on the Side


With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s good to take a moment to be thankful for great moms. Mothers put most of their energy to take care of their children, making sure they have clothes to wear, food to eat, and all of the necessities that kids need. They are there when they need encouragement, help, and support and good mothers are the center of a successful society. They also offer love and sympathy when they need it most. We are very thankful for our moms. For busy moms who also need to make money on the side, there are a number of things she can do to get this started. Work-at-home moms can work in anything they have a talent with as long as there is a market for it. For example, check out these attractive entrepreneurial job opportunities below:

Etsy (for Handmade Items)

If you are handy with sewing, crafts, artwork, or anything that is handmade, you may find a home with Etsy. Started in 2005, Etsy offers a supportive community, and they have an onboard marketing system that helps market your products. Some people make a full-time income on this platform, while others think of it more as a place to express their creativity and make friends with common interests.

This site “Work at home moms,” offers several opportunities and jobs for mothers who want to work at home. You’ll find everything from part-time customer service jobs to full-time employment positions. You should vet the information carefully because does not check out every opportunity themselves. But if you do your research, you can find several things that can be done at home to make money on the side. 


If you are a writer or blogger, there is an increasing need for writers who work in a home office. This is because there are new online businesses put up every single day. This means they will need quality content to improve their traffic and focus on their target audience. If you have high skill with writing and can persuade people or influence them to try products or services of a growing brand, this is an excellent opportunity to make money either part-time or full-time.

Selling Cosmetics or Jewelry

There are plenty of companies still around that need representatives to sell their products to friends and online. Some of the most popular of these are listed below.

  • Avon (
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics (
  • Chloe & Isabel (

These are some of the best opportunities to boost your income at home where you can set your hours and do what you love. It can be done, but you have to be a hard worker, self-motivated, and good with time management. Thousands of moms (and many others) are working at home and being their own boss these days. You can, too. Do your own research at sites like and for more leads. If you want to make money on the side, you can do it if you are determined. Plan the work and work the plan.

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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