14 Side Hustles That Won’t Require You To Be A “Nanny” But Will Put Money In Your Pocket

Looking for a side hustle that doesn't involve kids? A mom asked for suggestions, sharing her struggle to market her Etsy store and balance work hours around her husband's schedule in a small town overflowing with delivery drivers. Here are the top 10 responses:

SEWING BUSINESS

"Got a sewing machine? I stumbled into alterations business after one ad in July and can't fend off the demand. Highly recommend it."

ANYTHING WITH TEMPLATES

"Templates like knitting, crochet patterns, 3D prints can be created once, downloaded for a fixed price. Same with art, T-shirt designs."

FREELANCE WRITING

"I freelanced while being a stay-at-home mom and did well. My assistant is also a stay-at-home mom, working around her kids' schedule."

DOG WATCHING

Can you dog-watch? We charge $35/day, $60/2 dogs, $80/3 dogs(max). It's more affordable and homely than boarding facilities.

SELLING STUFF ON EBAY

"I've made nearly $4k in less than a month from selling second-hand items & things from home on eBay. Also involving my kids in shopping & online auctions."

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

“Online/Virtual assistant. Also, check out Fiverr or Upwork for freelance jobs.”

TRANSCRIBING

“Virtual assistant or transcribing if you type quickly.”

MOMMY BLOGGER ON YOUTUBE

"Become a YouTube mom blogger, creating absurd reviews for imaginary products. Fake ads for views and comments. Deliberately provoke reactions."

LASER ENGRAVING OR 3D PRINTING

"Laser engraving, 3D printing, design; my neighbor turned her dental office experience into a home business making mouthguards. Do what you enjoy for an edge."

ONLINE TUTORING

“Perhaps online tutoring,” said one. “You could create classes on Udemy for crocheting. Create patterns and items for Etsy,” another added.

BOOKKEEPING

“Bookkeeping if you’re good at math.” 

COMMODITIES TRADER

“Commodities trader or Amazon Wizard.”

USER-GENERATED CONTENT

"I introduced my sister to UGC for ads & products. She earns ~$3k monthly as a stay-at-home mom doing it part-time. I do it full-time."

OUTSCHOOL

“There is outschool. Homeschoolers use it for extracurricular activities for their kids.  You could offer classes there.”

12 Cities in the U.S. That Are a Total Nightmare to Live In (or Visit)

Considering relocation? Avoid these 12 problematic US cities with high crime rates and poor amenities. Read here.

15 Things We All Need to Stop Buying. It’s Total Waste Of Money

To save money, reduce clutter, and help the environment, here are 15 things we can all stop buying

15 Almost-Religious “Non-Religious” Cults: Are You a Member?

So many fads are turning into some “divine” stuff people follow with an “almost religious” devotion. Here are 15 non-religious cults that feel like religious ones.

15 Physical Traits That Might Make You Less Dateable

Physical attraction is an essential factor in many romantic relationships. However, it’s important to remember that everyone has different preferences. Read here. 

The Exodus: Why People Are Leaving Religion in Droves

Explore why people are abandoning religion here. Originally on Mrs. Daaku Studio.