Nap Time Cash: How to Earn Money While Your Child Sleeps

Posted on 05/21/2013

There are dishes to wash and laundry to fold, but many parents decide to set the chores aside and focus on earning an income while their babies nap. According to baby sleep experts when little ones are just a few months old they take as many as five naps a day. Up until they turn one, babies usually take at least two naps a day. Resourceful moms and dads may want to use that stretch of quiet time to earn extra cash with money-making opportunities like these.

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Tutor Students
Become a virtual tutor through services like You must work a minimum of five hours a week and be a college sophomore or higher. Fill out an application and take a subject exam to get started.

Try Transcription
There is growing demand for people who can transcribe and process information. While your child naps take advantage of the quiet time to convert audio files into written text. Peruse openings for transcription jobs at

With the free GymPact app you will get paid to workout. Commit to turning your child's nap time into your workout time and you'll be rewarded an average of $.30-$.40 for each sweat session, paid by others who skip workouts. But beware, if you miss a workout you'll have to pony up some cash. When you earn $10 you can make a deposit in to your PayPal account. It's a great way to motivate yourself to burn some calories during your child's snooze session.

By Alison Storm

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