And most people find parenting far more difficult than driving a car.
I believe that a business that offered high-quality parenting training would enable a person to do well by doing good.
If you don't have the skills to offer such training, hire someone who does, and you take care of the marketing, accounting, etc.
Your Parenting School could offer one-on-one coaching and/or classes, or even a weekend-long parenting bootcamp aimed at pre-parents and parents of children at different ages, or with special problems: for example, drug or alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, hyperactivity, etc.
My favorite approach to training is to demonstrate model parenting and then provide the parents with supervised practice in dealing with critical incidents in parenting:
- a baby who won't stop crying
- a destructive toddler
- a child who won't do his homework
- a child who hates school
- a child who is mean
- a child who is disliked
- when your child asks about "the birds and the bees,"
- a child with a drug problem
- a teen who is or is contemplating having sex.
You could market your Parenting School by conducting free or low-cost introductory workshops at PTA meetings, by writing articles in a local publication, especially one aimed at parents, or by emailing a brochure to local pediatricians and ob-gyns.