Do you or your spouse stay home with the kids? It's hard! Making ends meet on one persons salary can be a difficult task. Maybe you're the parent who NEEDS to be at the house, but if you could work from home, you could do it.  Is that you? Here are some ideas for you to earn some big bucks while working from your little piece of heaven on earth.

GET PAID FOR YOUR OPINIONS

Believe it or not, this is a REAL business. Taking surveys online can be a quick way to earn enough to afford a few more things around the house. Try HARRIS POLL ONLINE. They award points for the completion of online surveys, which can take between five and 25 minutes to fill out. Survey takers accumulate points and can redeem them for gift cards from retailers such as Amazon and Starbucks. You can also try SURVEY CLUB, SWAGBUCKS and GLOBAL TEST MARKET. There is no cost to sign up.

WEBSITE EVALUATIONS

Want to make extra cash in a short amount of time? $10 for 20 minutes of work. Sign up for USER TESTING and evaluate websites. If you are inbetween jobs, this might be a great way to pass the time away as well. You need a computer with a mic and internet connection, and you'll fill out a one page demographic profile.  You'll receive work if your profile matches that of the target audience of sites being tested.

BE AN ONLINE JUROR

What?!  It's true. Some attorneys use large panels of online mock jurors to get feedback on their cases before they go to trial. However, the mock jurors must live in the county or federal district where the case will be tried. EJURY.COM pays $5 to $10 per case via the online payment system PayPal. The average case takes about 35 minutes to review. You can also go to ONLINEVERDICT.COM. Fees range from $20 to $60. Payments are made by check.

RUN VIRTUAL ERRANDS

Become a virtual personal assistant with FANCY HANDS. They hire assistants, who set their own hours to help users tackle tasks like making calls to service providers, scheduling appointments, and finding the best prices for services and products. You get paid per task, $3 to $7.

BE A BLOGGER

Parents blogging is popular. Maybe you're an aspiring artist. Blogging can be powerful if you're good at. Go to GoDaddy.com, or GOOGLE ADSENSE.