For me, learning about stay at home mom jobs — and actually getting hired for one — was a game changer.
Last year I left my full-time teaching job to stay home with my newborn daughter and two-year-old son. The only thoughts occupying my mind in those first few months were nursing, tackling piles of laundry, sleep training, entertaining my toddler, and how utterly, painfully exhausted I was from watching two kids every day while barely sleeping at night. It made having one baby seem like a piece of cake.
Around the six month mark, I finally felt like I was getting into a manageable rhythm. We were all sleeping better at night, I had regained my pre-pregnancy body (well, for the most part), and I’d figured out how to take both kids out of the house all by myself.
But at the same time, I felt overwhelmed thinking about my children’s needs 24 hours a day and not doing much else to stimulate my own brain. I also wanted to make some money again, but I wasn’t ready to put my youngest in daycare to go back to work. Continue reading “9 Flexible Stay at Home Mom Jobs That Actually Pay Well”