Families.com is a blog network for family topics. They offer freelance writer jobs for their more than 40 blogs. Topics include marriage, family, frugal living and home & garden. You can view a list of topics here. They will cross promote your blog on families.com and pay you for each post you make.
Pay is $4 per post and encourage 2-3 posts per day. For the firs 90 days, you'll be on probation and paid only $3 per post. After this, you'll get the standard $4. You'll also receive 5% of revenue generated by your blog. A minimum of 5 posts per week is required. You'll also need to respond to any comments made on your posts and delete any inappropriate comments.
To apply, you'll need to submit your resume, 3 sample posts on topics from the topic list, and an outline of the subtopics you'd like to cover on your blog. Your application must be complete or you won't be considered so make sure you have everything together.
From the website:
"A Families.com Blogger is someone who writes in a \"Blog\". A Blog is like a journal on a specific topic. This is sometimes personal and sometimes topical, but always informative. A Families.com Blogger writes daily articles with a minimum of 300 words. Families.com Bloggers work one, two and sometimes three to a topic. A Families.com Blogger must be versatile, creative, experienced and well informed on their chosen topic. They must have a solid grasp of the English language and be able to edit their own work."
Sign up by visiting Families.com and sending your application to the email address provided there. This would be a great opportunity to make upfront pay for blogging if you are knowledgeable about one of their topics. Good luck!