Deb Dutta

Mother’s Day Special: 4 business ideas for women who have just become mothers

Grow your business
May 9th 2022

Becoming a mother is a gift. It is one of the most beautiful experiences a woman goes through in her life. However, the challenges that come with motherhood are underrated.

Being the primary caregiver, they have to at times give up their jobs and look for something more flexible. But…

Surely being a mother brings immeasurable joy and happiness but is also a very challenging phase for a woman. You don’t want to feel guilty while spending a couple of dollars on yourself? Isn’t it? The bucks you earn will boost your morale, give meaning to your life, and will make you financially secure.

From being a blogger to a proofreader, this Mother’s Day, we bring your four work from home and business ideas that will give you significant monetary rewards.

Online coaching

Online teaching was not a serious concept until the COVID-19 pandemic gave it a proof of concept. Today, the demand for online coaching is enormous. Huge.

You can teach English and multiple other subjects like history, physics, etc. You can also teach a foreign language if you know any. There is an immense demand for people who know Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and more.

The story doesn’t end here…

If you are not a fan of traditional teaching, you can create your own online YouTube channel and upload courses and curriculums that you have created. While you may not be able to make money instantly, as and when you garner more followers, you will be able to translate that into a solid return on investment.

Median Pay: $21 per hour

Open a daycare

In today’s time, both the man and wife are taking on active roles in their professional careers. Giving up a job completely is hard…

There will be some mothers who unlike you cannot afford to work from home. And this is where you can think about opening up day care. If you, a newly turned mother open a daycare- it can be a rewarding option for you. You will earn good money and because you understand the needs of the babies, the other mothers will find comfort in dropping their toddlers in your hands. Your babies will get to know other babies as well.

Median Pay: $15 per hour


Writing and creating content have great power in today’s time. It doesn’t matter who you are. If you have a writing talent, you can get noticed in no time, thanks to the power of a pen and the internet!

You can start by making vlogs and blogs about how you coped with issues around pregnancy, post-pregnancy challenges, raising children, and more. In recent times, the world has also woken up to the fact that motherhood is equally challenging. If you want to lend your voice and ignite powerful conversations, pick up the pen and get started!

Median pay: $15 per hour


If you possess excellent vocabulary and grammatical skills, then you must give proofreading a shot. To become a proofreader, you need a bird's-eye for detail and the ability to find errors. As a remote proofreader, you are also responsible for fact-checking and ensuring that the copy that comes out, in the end, is clean.

Median pay: $24 per hour