There are a few tricks to be a successful work at home mom.You need to be able to manage your time effectively, and choose a job or career that you enjoy.
The job that you find needs to fit into your needs.
If you have young children, then doing call center work from home might not be appropriate.
I could not imagine going to work every day, putting my kids in daycare, coming home exhausted and still managing to make dinner and connect with each child before bath and bedtime.
I think single moms who take good care of their kids are amazing, strong people.
For many years moms have engaged in all sort s of things to make a little extra money, regardless of their current marital status.
Although Tupperware parties and Avon sales are still good ways to up the bottom line, the internet has allowed for income and careers that previously didn’t even exist.
Every day, I send him emails with photos or a cute story about something one of the kids did.
There’s an end in sight, and he’ll be back home with us, cooking family breakfasts on Saturdays, helping put the kids to bed, running errands with us, and reading books with kids piled on top of him.
On the other hand, if your hearing is not what it should be or you hate spelling, you might not be an ideal candidate for any type of transcription job.
If I accomplished something great, I can share and he’ll give me a virtual high five. So while it’s okay to feel sad for me now and then because my husband is away (I feel sad sometimes, but not a 24/7 pity party), please don’t call me a single mom. Emily Chapelle / Joyful Abode is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to .
If I’m “stuck” with something, I can ask him for help, and he does the best he can over email. Over the last few years, I've worked hard to simplify and streamline my homemaking, so that I can spend more time, energy, and focus on the people who really matter most. Learn more about me and this site on my about page, and join my free 30-day decluttering challenge below.