Collaborative Post¦ As rewarding as it can be to be a full-time mum, it can also prove to be financially stressful. When you don’t have the funds to pay for childcare, it can feel like you have no choice but to stay at home with the kids and sacrifice your income. However, thanks to the wonders of technology, it’s now possible for stay-at-home mums to launch a business right from the comfort of their own home.
Starting your own business online can help you to generate a lucrative income, while also staying at home with the kids. The question is, what kind of business can you start up as a full-time parent? Let’s look at some of the best home-based business ideas you could start right now.
One of the most popular and easiest types of home-based businesses to set up for full time mums is an ecommerce store. EBay undoubtedly started the trend, allowing users to set up their own virtual store. However, these days you have a lot of options when it comes to selling goods online.
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You simply list your items for sale, customers buy them, and you send the goods off. You can find a reliable courier service to come and pick your parcels up through sites such as Parcel2Go That way, you don’t have to take numerous trips to your local post office.
Do you have a unique way with words? If so, becoming a freelance writer could be a great option. Granted, it’s certainly not for everyone as the hours can be long and the work isn’t guaranteed. However, you can write about literally anything you want. Blogging is a great way to earn an additional income. Whatever topics you have experience with, you’ll be able to write about it in some form.
Did you know there’s a high chance you could make money from your hobbies? Similar to freelance writing, you can turn any hobby you have into a lucrative business idea. Some great examples include photography, website design, painting, creating your own crafts and becoming a music tutor.
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As you can see, there are so many different ways you can earn an income from home. The above are just some great home-based business ideas full-time mums can start right away. You need very little in the way of capital, so you should be able to start these businesses quickly.
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Welcome to my blog! I'm Laura, a 29 year old mum of two. I live in Kent with my high school sweetheart husband Dave, our daughter Autumn and newborn son Reuben.
I write about my experiences of parenting, as well as my plethora of interests including fashion, beauty, cars, weddings, mental health and the home.