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Many homeschool moms are looking for ways they can start to make some extra money. When your family makes the decision to homeschool the children, you're in a way saying goodbye to some of that extra income that could come in from the other parent. You will think some ideas for homeschool mom home business you can run while doing housework and homeschooling children. Today I wanted to share a list of businesses homeschool moms can start to make extra money. These businesses may require a small upfront fee, while others may not require any upfront fee. Each of these homeschool mom businesses can start to make extra money from the comfort of their own home.
10 Homeschool Mom Home Business
Editing Blogs and Books
You can start your own editing company where you edit blog posts and book manuscripts for upcoming or longstanding bloggers and writers. This is a great way to develop a home business that's unique to you and allows you to work when the children are asleep.
If you're fluent in any particular language or have a way to teach specific subjects to other students online, then becoming an online tutor may be a great fit for you. You do make more money with face to face tutoring, but online tutoring is becoming quite popular and you can start it as your own business.
Many moms are wondering how to get starting being a homeschool mom, you can start your own homeschool consultant business. This type of consultant business can be rather lucrative, but first, you'll need to make sure you don't need any licenses to consult in your area for this.
There are many direct sale companies that require a small upfront fee, but you can sign up and start selling products. You'll get your own online shop to send people to, and some supplies for marketing and testing. This will cost some money at first but can be quite lucrative in the long run.
Create Homeschool Resources
If you've been a homeschool mom for a long time, you can start to use what you've learned to create homeschool resources for other moms. These can be homeschool curriculum samples, tips, and tricks to successfully homeschooling, and similar. Charge a small fee for each and make this your business.
Here are some courses created by homeschool moms you might want to check out:
- My First Amazing Journey Around The World is an amazing geography course created by a homeschool blogging mom, Kathy L. Gossen.
She collects resources about people and countries around the world and collects them in her online course which is very useful to help children learning geography.
- Literature Adventure for Kids is created by another homeschool blogging mom, Dachelle. She collects and organizes resources about various literature units.
- My friend, Gena Mayo, has a music education background. She creates a wonderful music course for children, Learn Music in Our Homeschool
Have an Etsy Shop
Etsy is a place where crafty people can sell their creations. If you're the crafty type who can make personalized clothing, coffee cups, paint beautiful artwork or even knit, then you can sell items on your own Etsy shop online in your spare time to start making extra money.
You can start your own customer service business from the comfort of your home or work for another company who hires remote customer service reps. If you have a knack for customer support and a good internet connection, then customer service is a great business to start.
Social Media Manager
Start your own social media marketing business where you offer your social media skills to bloggers and business owners. A social media manager is necessary for most businesses, bloggers included, and if you're good at it, this can be quite lucrative for a home business.
While this may not be on the top of your list of ways to make extra money from home, if you're good with children and have a way to offer childcare, then this can be a great way for homeschool moms to start making extra money by offering childcare services to other families.
Start a Blog
Lastly, you can start your own blogging business from home to make some extra money. This could be combined with creating homeschool resources so that you offer some free information to help other homeschool moms while having paid options for additional info and resources. Starting a blog? Then, here is my favorite course:
There you have it 10 businesses homeschool moms can start to make extra money from the comfort of their own home. Each of these ideas is pretty easy to get started, it will just take focus, dedication, and motivation to keep working the business until you achieve your goal of making extra money from home while you're homeschooling your children.
Time Management for Work at Home Moms
Once you decided to run a home business, time management will be your next problem. Well, I don't think that time management problem happens only when you keep homeschool and work at home. However, it can happen in any different areas of life.
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Adelien Tan is a mother of three awesome boys and a wife of a great husband. They are a home education family who live in Surabaya, Indonesia, where home education is still very rare. English is her foreign language, but She tries to use it in blogging.