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SAHM and income Illy&Lily Due September 12 (boy); 1 child; Chicago, Illinois 22 posts
6th Jul '13

I'm not going to work until DS is old enough for daycare, but would like to have some income for savings. What do you SAHMs do to make some extra money?

user banned 2 kids; Silly, Belgium 6539 posts
6th Jul '13

Prostitution mostly.

Bad Things 1 child; Blacksburg, SC, United States 17288 posts
6th Jul '13

I did phone sex for a bit. Easy money, but very strange to do.



I also did at home day care for a little bit, but it drove me nuts! My dad gives plasma and gets a good chunk of money doing that, but it hurts like a b***h.

Tiarras mommy & 1 Due December 24 (girl); 1 child; Amityville, New York 676 posts
6th Jul '13

*watching*

user banned Due January 20; 33 kids; North Carolina 14662 posts
6th Jul '13

I craft.
But, your child technically is old enough for daycare at 6-8 weeks. Most daycares, at least that I've known, take infants that young.
My plan was to be SAHM until Heathen started school, which would be next year. But, I've found myself hosting a parasite again, so it will be another 5 years before I work again.

ɑutumnɑℓ 1 angel baby; ~, FL, United States 65762 posts
6th Jul '13

There are very few credible jobs from home out there unless you have a degree or certification. Even less if you don't.

homes cool TTC since May 2014; 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Indiana 60979 posts
6th Jul '13

I made good money with Pampered Chef, but it got to be more than I wanted. I also was a preschool teacher at a homeschool co-op once a week. I won't be returning there this year though, because this fall I will begin to babysit a baby 35 hours a week.

taking a look at life Palm beach gardens, FL, United States 49101 posts
6th Jul '13
user banned Due December 20; Georgia 1823 posts
6th Jul '13

You could work from home. Graphic design, DIY and sell it on etsy.

Madi's*Mama Due November 2; 1 child; Holland, Michigan 7391 posts
6th Jul '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting mαkαnαni:</b>" There are very few credible jobs from home out there unless you have a degree or certification. Even less if you don't."</blockquote>




!!!!!
I budget well and also am in school. The plan is to start my own business from home when the kids are older.

A.V.N. 1 child; 799 posts
status 6th Jul '13

I clean houses. I live in a resort town and a lot of people rent their houses out for the week and I have two that I clean weekly for $120 each. Each house takes about four hours. Only problem is that it's seasonal, though I do have a couple people that I clean for randomly in the off season. it really works well for me...my LO is only four month-old now but as she gets older I'll take on more houses

Ellie Goulding 1 child; London, --, United Kingdom 4688 posts
6th Jul '13
Quoting Pirate Hooker {BAMW}:" I craft. But, your child technically is old enough for daycare at 6-8 weeks. Most daycares, at least ... [snip!] ... which would be next year. But, I've found myself hosting a parasite again, so it will be another 5 years before I work again."

Weird OT question, perhaps, but do you blog? The way you word things is so cool. Cracks me up and I notice them every time you post.

smASHface 3 kids; 1 angel baby; French Lick, IN, United States 46409 posts
6th Jul '13

photography and ebay. interesting combo but I've made good money. I do garage sales once or twice a year too that brings in a good amount to help. It's not usually a weekly pay but it comes in when we need it most