The 25 Best Business Ideas for the Aspiring Mompreneur

If you’re looking to start up a business as a parent, here are 25 ideas to help you spark off a successful business of your choosing.

Business Ideas for the Aspiring Mompreneur

1. Pet Sitting

If you’re an animal lover, consider Boarding pets while owners are on holiday, or simply look after them during working hours.

2. Coaching

If you’re an experienced worker in a particular industry, offer support through online coaching with sessions booked around a time that suits you.

3. Write a Blog

If you want to write about your experiences as a parent, use platforms like Blogger, which provide ready-made templates for your convenience.

4. Start a Business on Etsy

Etsy is a fantastic platform for setting up your own craft business, the choice is yours to be as creative as you want.

5. Childminding

Work from your living room as a professional childminder during school holidays, or before and after school.

6. Wedding Planner

You can hold consultations over Zoom or similar online platforms, and help happy couples organize their special day.

7. Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant is paid to complete administrative tasks remotely for a client, like replying to emails, booking emails and flights.

8. Freelance Writing

If you have a way with words, consider signing up to a freelance website like Upwork to find freelance writing opportunities whenever you need them.

9. Virtual Tutoring

If you’re particularly knowledgeable about a subject, online tutoring can help you earn some extra money in your free time.

10. Baking From Home

Turn your baking passion into cash by selling your baked goods. You may need to apply to your local council for a food hygiene certificate in order to set up your business.

11. Make Eco-Friendly Soap

Get creative with an eco-friendly soap business. Create unusual designs that will make the perfect gift, and sell them online.

12. Translation Services

If you can speak multiple languages, you could translate documents, or teach online classes.

13. Photography

Set up your own photography studio from home with a spare room, props, and a neutral background.

14. Beauty Services

If aesthetics is your primary interest, enroll in a course specializing in hair or beauty – transform your living room into a nail art studio for clients in no time.

15. Reselling

Apps like Depop and Vinted have fast become a convenient online thrifting services. Scour charity shops for some designer bargains and flog them for a tidy profit.

16. Graphic Design

Offer your services designing logos, graphics, and websites for clients from the comfort of your own laptop.

17. Home Spa

Enrol in a course to learn skills in massaging and facial treatments in order to provide a relaxing experience to those who need it the most.

18. Music Tuition

If you have a large instrument like a piano, you can offer piano tuition in your home.

19. Web Development

Set up a website for your brand for your online business, and create your website with a design of your choosing.

20. Jewellery Making

Make your own jewellery designs from wire, beads and semi-precious stones and sell them through an e-commerce website. Don’t forget to use SEO expertise to extend your customer reach with agencies like Maratopia.

21. Fitness Instructor

Film and upload dance routines and workouts to YouTube, and you could become the next Joe Wicks!

22. Greetings Cards

Invest in a Cricut machine to design and make creative greetings cards designs to sell online.

23. Party Entertainment

Hire yourself out for children’s parties as a fancy dress character, or using skills like magic or performance.

24. Clothing Alterations

If you have a knack for sewing, have people pay you for alterations to their wedding dresses or other clothes.

25. Plant Nursery

Fill a polytunnel with plants like flowers, vegetables and fruit trees and open them up to the public to buy.

Julie Higgins
Julie is a Staff Writer at She has been working in publishing houses before joining the editorial team at momooze. Julie's love and passion are topics around beauty, lifestyle, hair and nails.