Today I’m going to answer a question I’ve been asked a lot in my adult life. Okay, so only in the 13 years or so, but still. Many moms want to know how they can make some extra money. While most are married, some have been single moms. At the end of the day, all of the tips I’ll share today will work for ANY parent looking to earn extra money.
How can a single mom earn extra money?
Are you wondering what you can do for extra income? If you’re a single mom who wants to make more cash from the comfort of your home or close to home then today you’re in luck. I’m going to share some of the most legitimate ways that a single mom can earn extra money. This will be a tremendous help as you venture into this lifestyle of being a single parent.
Do Freelance Work
Sites like Fiverr, Upwork, and HiremyMom.com have various freelance job openings. Simply create your account, and start searching for freelance work that matches your resume. Freelance work can include tasks like data entry, research, editing, and writing.
If you love cleaning or can clean a house thoroughly, this is the perfect job for you! Start your own cleaning business so that you can take the kids along and clean houses as a single mom to earn extra money.
Check out the book Mind Your Business: A Workbook to Grow Your Creative Passion Into a Full-time Gig.
Sites like Etsy, Shopify, and even an eCommerce self-hosted WordPress site are all prime examples of how you can get crafty and make extra money as a single mom. If you’re crafty and can make some fabulous t-shirts, jewelry, signs, and even printables then this is a great idea for you.
Check out the book ETSY: Step-by-Step Guide on How to Start an Etsy Business for Beginners.
Walk Dogs or Pet Sit
Have a passion for animals? You could start your own dog walker or pet sitting business. This is a great way to get some pet therapy all the while making money as a single mom. Start making fliers to put up in your local community and watch as people call to hire you.
Start a legit work at home job or business with my ultimate guide here. It’s a low fee for this one-time downloadable guide that includes freebies, such as consultation and tips from me.
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Brandy Ellen has been a blogger since 2008 and enjoys spending her free time with her family and making the most out of every moment she has. Brandy enjoys sharing personal stories, tips, and other advice based on real-life & work from home experiences to help others live a fulfilling life.