With the state of today's economy, it's no surprise that many families require two incomes in order to properly maintain the family financially. Both mothers and fathers are entering the work force to keep the family monetarily above water. Therefore, it is no surprise that mothers continue to struggle with the "work or stay at home with the children" issue that so many mothers face today. Yet, some mothers have found a way to alleviate the issue faced by many mothers by taking advantage of work at home opportunities. Working at home gives mothers the best of both worlds: mothers can earn of valid living working from the comforts of their own home, while they remain a home with their children.
Thanks to the advent of the Internet, there are working at home opportunities abound for mothers looking to stay home with their children while bringing in the second income for the family. With Internet access, many mothers are taking an advantage of freelance writing opportunities, virtual assistant positions, web and graphics design opportunities, marketing solutions positions, as well as many other online opportunities. In fact, work at home mothers even have the option to improve their education online; by taking an online courses to earn a degree in any number of fields, the working home mother can improve her marketability in the workforce. Finally, as more and more businesses take advantage of outsourcing opportunities and increased their overall web-based communication systems, new avenues of work at home employment will open up for work at home moms.