How can you make money from home?
Women are asking themselves this question more and more these days. As the economy tanks and the cost of living sky rockets, we are trying to find more streams of income to help support our families.
Gone are the days where the wife can stay home comfortably while the husband works 9-5 every day. We are all trying to find ways to supplement our husband’s incomes. We look at our bills and our incoming cash flow and fret about how we are going to make ends meet each month.
More than ever, I am seeing more wives trying to be strategic in finding some way to help bring more money into the home. Perhaps I was oblivious to it as a child but it seems to be the norm in this day and age. Have you noticed?
We may find ourselves saying that we need to make more money but many times we get stuck there. We don’t move forward with a plan. We are all talk with no action.
Or maybe we do try to think of some ideas but we get stuck there. We can’t brainstorm good ideas so we throw in the towel too early.
There is another big road block stopping us from making money from home. Ourselves.
We are our own worst enemy. We critique ourselves more than anyone else. We shoot down our own ideas before they even have a chance at coming to fruition. We mull things over and over again without ever taking the plunge. Fear keeps us captive. Can you relate?
I think we all can relate. Whether you are already making money from home or trying to find a way to make money from home, fear still lurks tempting you to quit.
In the book, Money Making Mom, Crystal Paine walks you through all of these key issues that are holding you back. This book is the go to resource for women who want to put their ideas into action. We can talk all day long about wanting to make money from home but we need step out of our comfort zone and do it!
What I love about this book is it not only takes you through the processes of starting to make money but that Crystal holds your hand through each step, from the initial brainstorming to actually implementing that idea.
One of the hardest things to do is to come up with the actual ideas. Sometimes our creative juices just don’t want to flow. Or maybe we aren’t creative enough to think of anything. It’s super easy to want to throw your hands up and give up. If you can’t even think of an idea how can you even be successful, right??
What’s makes Money Making Mom such a great resources is that Crystal starts that brainstorming session for you. Throughout each step she gives you a running list to get you going. She is invested at helping you find your passion. She doesn’t just tell you to go write down your interests and come back to the book when you’re done; she gives you various ideas to get you started. I love that!
She becomes your cheerleader and your truth teller. She doesn’t sugar coat that this process will be hard in the beginning. She doesn’t deny that there will be times when you will want to quit. But she encourages you to make slow, steady progress. It is important to keep showing up day in and day out, and to let your passion fuel your determination in those hard times.
Crystal teaches that financial freedom isn’t just about making more money for your own interests or for that next coolest gadget that came on the market. There is no fulfillment or satisfaction in those things. We will always be spinning our wheels trying to get ahead with this way of thinking.
Financial freedom is the place where you can be intentional with your money; having the breathing room in your budget but also being able to give generously to others. paraphrased from pg. 7
The most important aspect of making money from home is to have vision bigger than yourself. She encourages you to have a vision that leaves an impact on your community, on your missionaries, or on the charity that you have a passion for.
This is where you will find true financial freedom.
Many of readers who are real life friends know that my husband and I own our own independent pharmacy. While times are tough and new start ups are not an easy season of entrepreneurialism to go through we are committed to our bigger vision. My husband and I would love to help pay off our church’s mortgage at a quicker rate, to fund mission trips for those who can’t afford to go, to go on mission trips as a family or serve in a paid position without being paid to lighten the church’s financial load. So on the hard days while we wait for the break even point, we go back to our why, why did we start this thing? When you go back to your why, when you go back to your bigger vision you are able to get through those rough times.
Ladies, we can make an impact. We can help our families finances. We can move from our tough financial position and propel ourselves forward and Money Making Mom will help you do just that. So if you’re like most other women today, wondering how you can make money from home, do yourself a favor and pick up this book and start putting your idea into motion.
Your turn! Do you a desire to make extra money from home and don’t know where to start? Do you have at home business adventure to share with us? I’d love to hear!
*I was given a pre-leased copy of Money Making Mombut all the opinions are my own!*
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