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Are you planning to work from the comfort of your home while fulfilling the duty of a doting mother? Do you miss the exhilaration that you once attained from your professional commitments?
Go ahead, read on! :)
After all, we all love the awesome Moolah! Besides, it derives solace within you, which you enjoyed while you were treading the path of career growth. The SAHM status should not be a taboo anymore. All you need is to input your experience and skills in developing a fresh work opportunity.
You must have been exploring different WFM ideas. For instance, home tuitions for academic and extracurricular activities –dance, music, arts and craft. Other sought after options are Day care center, Boutiques, Virtual opportunities, blogging, copywriters, etc.
Listed below are few Work-From-Home options you may want to consider.
1- Stock Market Trading
Hours required: Mon-Fri 900hrs till 1530hrs
Expertise: Stock market is a great medium to reinvest your provident fund settlement amount. You can increase your savings by gradually building up your portfolio. All you need is a thorough understanding of Stock market. A stock broker can help you with this. You may refer to tutorials on
Suggestions: The financial risk attached is quite high if you
2- A Home away from home- Part-Time Day care unit
Hours required: Flexible, generally after 1300hrs
Expertise: Love to hang out with children? Make new friends for your child through this ultimate opportunity. Apparently, this works for SAHMS who have fewer hours at hand for career prospects. You could offer the facility to the working parents in your vicinity. You would offer relief to parents forced to leave children with nannies or professional daycares after school hours. What you require is immense patience, a helper, a maid, engagement activities and a well-defined schedule. You may add an extra feather in the hat by helping the kids with daily homework too. Customize services by charging hourly or monthly package options or pick up from bus stops too. What you will earn is an added dose of appreciation besides the earnings.
Suggestions: You must have a knack for entertaining kids of different age-group and extraordinary tolerance level. It is recommended to learn about child psychology for dealing with the mood swings and tantrums of the diverse age-group. Effective safety provisions and medical aid, if required, should be catered.
3- Creative Workshops-Empowering life skills
Hours required: Flexible, generally evening classes, usually from 1600hrs till 1900hrs
Expertise: Planning to take tuition classes, however, does not want to be academically inclined, then below are few alternatives.
Suggestions: Creativity is the key to success in these endeavors. Thinking Out of the Box will help you take your business to immense heights. The success factor depends on innovative ideas and methods you will implement. The turnover may be low in the initial months, but will increase through word of mouth and online marketing tools.
4- Freelance Merchandiser
Hours required: Flexible.
Expertise: How about working on a contract with clothes boutiques or tailors in your neighborhood? You could sign up to arrange for dress material, accessories and workforce too. In return, you earn a commission for saving their time and money. You provide the convenience of choosing from varieties and alternatives at their doorstep. A thorough knowledge about the textile industry is a must.
Suggestions: Your knowledge has to be in sync with the latest fashion industry transformations and customer’s expectations. Moreover, you would need to understand the consumer market where you plan to collaborate with local tailors/boutiques. Last, you should possess dynamic sales skills and great networking tactics to continue adding clients to your database. A tough nut to crack, but not an impossible one. Go for it if you can visualize the attire and enjoy dress designing.
5- Car-pooling for Schoolmates
Hours required: School start and end time only
Expertise: This idea is inspired from a lady driver, who is hired by the
Suggestions: You should be fond of driving. You must possess basic knowledge about the automobile and awareness about its working. You should have a
Think! Think! Think!
We all have marvelous thoughts steering within our tiny Brains. Get it rolling NOW! Turn an Idea into an Opportunity.