Become a work at home mom

I never thought that I’d be able to do it. A dream I thought was impossible. I was a full-time teacher with a 14 month old and I found out I was pregnant again. I can’t even tell you how many times I asked my husband, “Do I have to go back to work?” I knew how it felt leaving a 4 month old home to go back to work. I DID NOT want to do that again. Luckily, as a school teacher, the county gives their teachers up to two years of unpaid leave with a guarantee that they’ll get a job back. This post is to 1) explain how I became a work at home mom and 2) give you ideas on how YOU can be a stay at home or work at home mom.

Knowing that I’d be out of work I brainstormed all of the ways I could make money.  I decided that I would start a Before and Aftercare. I was planning on having a few kids come to my house in the morning, putting them on the bus, and getting them off the bus at the end of the day. This way, I could spend all day with my kids. This didn’t work out for me, but I think it’s a great option for others!

Then I found VIPKID, an online teaching platform. See my post HERE to read about VIPKID. I am able to teach online from 5:30-8:00am and make enough money to contribute to my husband’s income. If you have a bachelor’s degree and have worked with children in some sort, apply here! If you shoot me an e-mail at kaylaraenelson26@gmail.com I will work with you through the hiring process.

Ideas for jobs for work at home or stay at home mamas

  1. VIPKID —–> APPLY HERE

  2. Daycare/Babysitting

  3. Virtual assistant jobs

  4. Sales (Lula Roe, Dot Dot Smile, Mary K)

  5. Resell used items/clothes (I used to go to thrift shops to find nice brands like J.Crew and sell on EBay or Poshmark)

  6. Tutor in the evenings if your husband is home

  7. YouTube or Blog–these options definitely take some time and hard work!

  8. Look online (such as Indeed.com )for “work at home” jobs.

 

If you have any other ideas please leave them in the comments below! 🙂

XOKayla

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