By Holly Reisem Hanna
When I became pregnant with my daughter, I was 99% certain that I would want to stay at home with her. To prepare for this journey, I immediately started saving the majority of my paychecks so that I could enjoy this time off comfortably. Luckily, my husband covered our healthcare benefits with his job, so when the time came to quit my full-time nursing gig to raise my daughter, the transition was an easy one.
But after nine months of play-dates and a dwindling bank account, I felt the urge to exercise my brain and more importantly, add some cash flow to my checking account. At the time, I had no idea what I wanted to do; I just knew that I wanted to work at home while caring for my daughter.
I searched high and low looking for work at home opportunities, only to be frustrated and disappointed by the number of scams that were out there. While this was my light bulb moment for my blog, The Work at Home Woman, I still needed cash coming in and a source of money to fund this endeavor. (more…)
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