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Being a stay-at-home mom is one of the most dedicated choices a woman can make. They work 24/7, 365 days a year to improve the lives of everyone around them, and for a long time that meant putting a career on hold indefinitely.
As more new moms than ever before begin to reenter the workforce, many wonder whether it’s possible to maintain a career while not missing out on those special first moments with their kids. But with the evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to make remote work the norm. Stay-at-home moms now have unique opportunities to work from the comfort of their own homes. Continue reading to learn about how to tailor your passions and skills to find out which remote career path is best for you.
Jobs That Assist Others
If you find yourself applying that motherly attitude to other aspects of your life, you might excel in a career focused on helping others. These jobs are best for people who are the first to offer help to those in need, and they offer balance for those between the left and right brain. Typically, careers focused on assisting others allow you to work for yourself, make your own schedule, and focus on individualized interactions with your clientele.
For example, those who enjoy teaching students but can’t commit to the demanding schedule of a teacher can make money as a tutor. If diet and fitness are your passions, you can help others reach their goals by becoming a health coach. Just find out what you’re good at, and there’s almost always a job that allows you to impart those skills to others.
Do you depend on an elaborate, color-coded schedule to stay productive? Are you someone who pays razor-sharp attention to avoid little mistakes in your work? If so, you may be better suited for a more detail-oriented job. These jobs require logical thinking and are usually good options for those who prioritize organization in their life.
If math and science were your strong subjects in school, you may be perfect for jobs in data entry and programming. When it comes time to file your taxes, if you retrieve all your information from neatly-arranged files, you could take online courses to become a skillful bookkeeper or remote tax preparer. Detail-oriented careers like these are perfect for moms who are looking to regain a sense of structure amidst the chaotic nature of motherhood.
As these jobs and countless others continue to operate digitally, the possibilities are now endless for stay-at-home moms to revitalize their professional lives. Think about where your skills lie and how you enjoy applying them, and you’ll be well on your way to success in motherhood and the professional world alike. Check out JobHero’s flow chart on making the right career path decisions for more information: