Many women I talk to, both employed and unemployed, like the idea of having their own business, and they are way talented enough to run one on their own, but they get stumped at the idea of actually chosing a business. Yes, it’s great if you actually have a novel, easy to implement million-dollar idea. However, I have to credit a recent guest speaker at Mothers and More, Ethan Mollick, for these wise words: Originality is overrated.
Start with a quick search on home-based businesses or something similar, and you are likely to get overwhelmed. Here is a great post to get you started. http://simplemom.net/5-business-ideas-for-work-at-home-wannabes/