The internet, along with a wide variety of tools, now allow moms working from home greater freedom to pursue their careers while tending to the needs of their family. In the past, mothers whose families required a second income often found it necessary to return to the work force. This required a great change in their lifestyle. They often found themselves facing long and difficult commutes, along with the emotional upheaval of leaving their precious little ones in day care.
So it is not surprising today to see more and more moms who work from home. Some moms who work at home have been able to do so by making arrangements with their employer that allows them to do most, if not all, of their job from home.
Others have left the outside job market entirely to pursue a home based business. Some have found success in the more traditional direct sales businesses that have been around for many years.
But internet marketing has also opened up opportunities for mothers to work at home. Setting up a website and marketing via affiliate programs has opened up possibilities unheard of for previous generations of stay at home moms. As more and more young mothers yearn for the freedom from the rat race, they look toward technology and the internet specifically to release them from the need to pursue employment outside the home.
As this new generation of mothers learns that working outside the home is not as glamorous or as fulfilling as they have often been led to believe, more and more of them, both married and single, are turning to technology to earn an income from home while allowing them to be available to their children.
As technology advances, no doubt we will see more and more mothers who take advantage of the opportunities provided in this new marketplace. The freedom to stay at home with their children is a gift that they have been given, and many young mothers are taking full advantage of it.