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The Freelance Lifestyle - Perfect For Stay At Home Moms

Aug 17, 2007
Many women hate the idea of having to leave their children with other caregivers or send them to a day care at a very young age but with the financial pressure on so many families these days what can be done? The solution for those moms who want to stay at home with their children and still earn money is to work at home as a freelancer.

Freelancing is the ideal job for the stay at home mom because it offers flexibility, the ability to work from home (or where ever you choose) and still earn a decent living to help support your family. In addition stay at home mom's can get additional tax benefits for their families through their freelance employment and so help further reduce the financial strain on their families.

Finding freelance work is also easy for stay at home mom's compared to other work at home businesses. There are many freelance jobs boards on the internet where you can go and tender for freelance employment and that should provide plenty of work to keep you busy while still looking after your family.

If your kids are slightly older you may also want to get them involved in your freelance work and in turn pay them something for their work as this also helps to further reduce your tax while still keeping the money in the family.

There are also many different fields of freelance work that a stay at home mom can look at depending on her skills and experience. Freelance work opportunities range from administrative functions through to web design, graphics and other computer related as well as the arts and writing. These numerous freelance opportunities also provide the stay at home mom to follow her passions and interests in her employment, find stimulation while still looking after her children.

More and more dads also want to be stay at home dads these days. They realize that for many years fathers have missed out on watching their children grow up and so they want to get away from the grind and be around their children as much as possible. Freelance employment allows them this opportunity and provides all the benefits it does for stay at home moms - the flexibility, tax breaks and the joy of working at home and being with their family.

If you are a stay at home mom or would like to stay at home with your children then freelance work is a good option for you to consider - it gives you the flexibility to structure your work around your children, follow your passions as well as gain tax benefits for your family. Don't miss out on those precious years with your children, time goes so fast and soon they will be adults and leave home, take up freelance employment and enjoy every minute with them.
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Rob Palmer is the Editor of Freelance Work Exchange, the leading jobs site for contract professionals worldwide. Looking for a legitimate home business opportunity? Join Freelance Work Exchange for just $2.95 and get access to thousands of
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