Just Another Way You Could Be Doing it from Home
As a mostly stay at home mom, I know that the temptation is always there to try to make some extra money for the family while still being able to be at home. Garage sales are frankly a lot of work for little results. Taking on another persons child comes with the burden of another families' schedule. Have you ever considered participation in market research? Companies value the opinions of their consumer base and pay to have this feedback.
One of the top companies conducting opinion research is Focus Pointe Global, a national company with a location in Atlanta. You can register to become a panel member at http://bit.ly/fpgmom, The studies are diverse: including baby products, social issues, taste tests, appliances, beverages, cell phones..
I have found that many of these programs are easy to do at nap time or after bedtime and can amount to a few hundred dollars for just a few hours of my time. It might be worth it for you to consider!
Disclosure: I wrote this article in partnership with US Family Guides. All opinions are my own.