Parents are one of the leading class of people starting small businesses to work from home. However, parents face many challenges to operating their small business than many other owners. Distractions for parents who work from home with their children are exponentially higher than the standard business owner. Parents generally choose to work from home to avoid the high cost of daycare and commute expenses.
Parents who manage their work from home small business will need to plan their time accordingly. More often than not, the largest distraction are the children who want attention and the errands that need attention. Balancing their time is a skill that is acquired through experience. In order to build your small business from home with children explore your options for time management and spreading out your work into smaller chunks performed throughout the day rather than trying to do it all in one large amount of time unless you have the time away from the children to do the work.
More tips for parents who manage their small business from home to come.