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40 Great Business for the At-Home Parent by Tracey Dishman Patterson

40 Great Business for the At-Home Parent

by Tracey Dishman Patterson

100 pages
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Category: Business:Small Business And Entrepreneurs
About the Book
Want to stay home with the kids, but still earn an income?

40 Great Businesses for the At-Home Parent gives you the information you need to get started.

A home business already comes with its special rewards and challenges. Running one when you have kids, well, welcome to the circus. As a parent, an important key to your success will be having a realistic expectation of what you can get done and how to work with the kids around. Will you let your kids in your office? How will you keep them busy while you work? When will you get things done?

The first two sections of this book include practical strategies on how to integrate your business responsibilities with your parenting life and how to get started running your business.

The business section covers the details of 40 different businesses including duties, start-up requirements, pricing, and how the business fits in the life of an at-home parent.

Businesses covered include:
- Bed & Breakfast
- Bookkeeping
- Candle Making
- Childcare
- Computer Repair
- Cooking Classes
- Corporate Writing
- Craft Business
- Elder Care
- Errand Service
- Freelance Writing
- Gift Baskets
- Grant Writing
- Graphic Design
- Indexing
- Information Broker
- Interior Design
- Laundry Service
- Mail Order
- Medical Transcription
- Music Tutoring
- Mystery Shopping
- Newsletter Publishing
- Party Planning
- Payroll Service
- Photography
- Professional Organizing
- Public Relations
- Rare Book Dealer
- Referral Service
- Relocation Consultant
- Reminder Service
- Sewing/Alteration
- Tax Preparation
- Translation
- Travel Agency
- Tutoring
- Web Design
- Wedding Consultant
- Word Processing

Many moms and dads are staying home with the kids, by choice or by circumstance. This doesn't mean you can't work, too. A home business is a great solution for the at-home parent who understands how it's really going to work for them.



About the Author
Tracey Dishman Patterson Tracey Dishman Patterson has been researching, implementing, and writing about home office and parenting strategies since 1999 in the Parent's Home Office Web site and Parent's Home Office newsletter. She is also a successful freelance technical writer with nationally published articles and a work-at-home parent of three.



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