Have Kids, Will Franchise

work from home and franchise opportunities for parentsNow that you’re a parent, you want so much more for your growing family than being a slave to a boss. If you’re interested in venturing out on your own – with the support system a franchise provides – why not explore some emerging children’s franchises? It could be the perfect way to pursue a new career in mommy or daddy mode.

Bricks 4 Kidz: It only began franchising in 2009, but this created-by-a-mom company has already made it on the prestigious Entrepreneur radar. Not only is it listed in Entrepreneur’s Top 500 for 2013, it also made the cut for the “Top New” and “Fastest Growing” categories. Bricks 4 Kidz offers Lego-brick building activities (designed by engineers and architects) for after-school classes, preschool classes, summer camps, and birthday parties. And the franchise can be run from home – how much more kid-friendly can you get?

Great Play: Want a good excuse to get your kids moving – all for the sake of business? Enter this children’s fitness franchise, which began franchising in 2008 and was named to Entrepreneur’s Top 500 and Top New franchises in 2013. Great Play’s award-winning collection of programs for kids ages 6 months to 5th grade are delivered in a patented Interactive Arena that makes developing skills fun and easy for children. With Great Play’s step-by-step blueprint for success, you can turn your passion for kids’ fitness into a thriving business.

HappyFeet Legends International: The HappyFeet program was developed to teach 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds soccer skills with the help of stories, nursery rhymes, and songs. Franchisees offer these soccer lessons at preschools year-round, and teach more advanced soccer skills to older children through Legends Soccer Club. HappyFeet Legends was named to Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing and Top 500 Franchises for 2013, and this low-cost family franchise can also be run from home.

The Learning Experience: If you’ve ever considered child care for your kids, don’t you want the care to be nurturing as well as educational? An Entrepreneur Top 500 and Fastest-Growing franchise, The Learning Experience offers all this and more. This family-founded company provides education-based child care services and extensive enrichment programming, making it a business your whole family can be proud to be part of.

Guard-A-Kid: As a parent, you know the importance of keeping your kids safe from harm. That’s the mission of Guard-A-Kid, which was founded by a dad who was inspired to offer technology-driven child safety products and education services. As a home-based franchisee of this Entrepreneur Top 500 franchise, you’ll host safety education events at child care centers, schools, and local businesses, giving other parents the opportunity to purchase Guard-A-Kid’s safety products – and peace of mind.

Running a franchise can be a great way to secure your family’s future. Explore the variety of children’s franchises available, and find the best fit for your growing family.

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