She says she's earning almost $1,000 a month, while Austin plays or naps.
"I never imagined I would be able to make the income I do working from home," she said. "There are so many amazing opportunities."
Earn up to $100,000 at home
Andy Powers is a dad of older kids who works full time at home, earning almost 6 figures.
"I like to tell my friends I have the shortest commute in town," Powers said, "about 15 feet every morning."
He gave up the morning traffic slog of 45 minutes to an hour or more from his suburan Cincinnati home when his software company let him move his sales job from a cubicle to his dining room table.
"I really like the quiet and solitude, and ability to concentrate with the lack of distractions of an office," he said.
High Speed Internet Makes it Possible
Thanks to technology advances from smartphones, Skype, and high speed internet, more and more companies are saying "why do we need people to come here to the office, when they could do it all from home?"
Angie Grilliot is with United Health Care, an insurance company that just made Forbes Magazine's Top 10 List of the best work from home employers for 2016.
"We're able to use things like instant messaging, and WebX technology, and conference calls where you can see people if you need to."
Grilliot says UHC has moved 25 percent of its customer service positions to home-based workers, because there is less overhead and it turns out they do a better job at home.
"They love it," she said. "We do see higher engagement scores from our employees who work from home, typically if you compare that with the office-based workers."
And they continue to hire, with home-based customer service positions ranging from $25,000 to $75,000 a year, according toSalary.com.
"Right now we have over a thousand positions posted that have telecommuting opportunities," Grilliot said.