Small business owners are the backbone of the U.S. economy. More than 50 percent of the working population works in a small business. Running a business, however, is no walk in the park, especially while raising a family. Despite the challenges, parents across the nation are taking the reins of their career and embracing a new title—business owner.
Parents no longer have to choose between raising a family and maintaining a rewarding career. Franchising is helping aspiring “parentpreneurs” achieve their dreams of owning a successful business, without the hassle of starting from scratch. Investing in a small business franchise like Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program, offers all of the benefits of business ownership, minus the time-consuming and overwhelming details.
Here’s some insight on how to juggle parenthood and the American dream of owning a business.