Category Archive: Making the Decision

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    The Power in the Profession

    With decreasing unemployment rates and more parents entering or reentering the workforce, the demand for child care grows by the day. With the growing need for child care options comes the higher expectations of parents for quality. Parents are not only looking for care for their kids, they’re looking for the best care, and typically, […]

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    Finding Meaningful Work Through Reinvention

    Money is great. Titles are nice. Offices can be comfortable. But while many elements of work life can offer satisfaction, they are not as important as the work itself. Genuine purpose, that feeling of fulfillment you can get from working hard on a project that has great intention or meaning, can sometimes be the straw […]

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    Does owning a business mean kissing the holidays goodbye?

    Time is often the one resource of which we can never have enough. For entrepreneurs who balance a household, a career, drop-off, pick-up, playdates, dinners, and everything in between — all within the very limited time span of 24 hours — it can be a challenge to spend time away from a business that relies […]

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    Steps to Opening a Child Care Franchise

    A common question that Kiddie Academy‘s team is asked over and over is — What are the steps I need to take to open an educational childcare franchise location?  Of course, our team will work with you every step of the way to guide you through the process.  For a snapshot look at the key […]

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    Explore Kiddie Academy’s New Franchise Website

    Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising has just launched an enhanced version of its franchise website, located at: franchising.kiddieacademy.com. The new website includes state-of-the-art web design, animations, video, and detailed maps of opportunities to provide an enriched user experience. “When entrepreneurs are conducting research on possible franchise opportunities, the company’s website is a natural first stop in […]

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    National Small Business Week 2015

    Did you know that this week (May 4-8) is National Small Business Week?  Since 1963, the President has issued a proclamation designating one week each year as National Small Business Week.  Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) explains, “National Small Business Week is a chance to honor our nation’s 28 million […]

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    Why I Opened a Kiddie Academy

    Kiddie Academy franchisees are often employees who decide to leave the corporate world and become their own boss.  Here’s a great Kiddie Academy franchise review by Karim Bensouda, M.B.A. the owner of Kiddie Academy of Ashburn.  He wrote about his experience in this article, “Why I Left Corporate America to Follow My Passion and Open a Preschool” […]

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    Can You Be the Boss? Quick Quiz

    Every parent who’s faced the competing demands of work and home has yearned for the freedom of being their own boss.  The pressures of reporting to a superior while also juggling the day-to-day responsibilities of parenting can be the catalyst for starting your own business.   However, being in charge isn’t for everyone. Here’s a […]

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    Parents Give Kiddie Academy Great Reviews

    When you’re considering which child care franchise you may want to join, it’s important to see how parents view the brand.  A strong brand history and proven track record are two of the main reasons entrepreneurs choose the franchise option rather than starting a new business from scratch.  Here’s a new video from our Kiddie […]

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    Educational Daycare Franchises for Non-Teachers

    Do you need to be a teacher or have an educational background to open an educational daycare franchise?  At Kiddie Academy, we tell potential franchisees that previous experience in child care is not a requirement – and that sometimes gets a puzzled response.  Wouldn’t it be important to have industry experience in order to run […]

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