Easy Ways for Moms to Make Money from Home

As a stay at home mom, you know that taking care of your little ones is a full-time job. However, it can sometimes be challenging to cover all of your expenses on one income. If you are looking for some extra cash, you don’t have to leave your baby and head back into the workforce. Instead, try out some of these ways to make money from home.

Offer Babysitting Services

You’re already spending time at home with your kids, so you might want to consider watching other children in your home, too. Some moms choose to open home day cares to do this full-time, but you can also choose to babysit for just a few hours each week. Your children will enjoy having extra companions to play with, and you can earn some extra cash by playing games, making snacks and ensuring that everyone gets a good nap.

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Reduce Aches and Pains With Proper Computer Position

If you spend hours in front of a computer, you most probably frequently complain of headaches and back pains. We usually attribute these to improper sitting position or to fatigue. However, these symptoms may be due to improper positioning of your computer. Yes, adjusting the position of your computer could lessen those headaches and back pains.

Computer monitors that are too low, too high, or too far away make words and images appear fuzzy. What do you do when something appears fuzzy? Well, you tend to squint your eyes or tilt your head to put images in focus. The squinting causes fatigue in facial muscles while constant tilting of your head causes pain in the neck and shoulders. Headaches and eyestrain can be brought about by excess glare, by looking at a screen far too long, and by using damaged, dirty, or dim monitors.

So how do you reduce these aches and pains? The first thing you should do is to correctly position your computer so that you’re looking slightly down at the screen without having to tip your head forward. The right distance to keep it is at an arm’s length. Can’t adjust the monitor?  Try placing a book or two underneath it or adjust the height of your chair.

Keep your monitor 90 degrees from the window to reduce glare. You could also adjust the window blinds instead. Also, it is important to give your eyes a rest every 30 minutes. No, I don’t mean taking a nap every 30 minutes, you’d lose your job if you do that. Just look at distant objects every 30 minutes to prevent eye strain.

A properly positioned monitor can greatly lessen headaches and muscle pains so make the necessary changes in your desk now.