About Our Company

Why We Are Here

We began Giggles Day Care, Inc, in 2007, because we couldn’t find a suitable child care alternative for our family’s needs.  We wanted a clean, modern and well-appointed staff that was hyper focused on one thing; providing outstanding care of children.


We knew what we wanted and it didn’t exist in our marketplace, so we created it; from scratch.

Thank you for taking some time to learn a little about the why, and how, we make Giggles Drop-In Childcare tick.  Because of our success we are expanding to markets all over the United States.  If we can answer any questions, please just ask by calling us at 855-DROPINS today!

Who We Are

Giggles Day Care, Inc. is a company based in Wilmington, NC but has team members from all over the United States.

We’re teachers, programmers, mothers, campers, entrepreneurs, graphic artists, fishermen, fathers, photographers, musicians, readers, hikers, travelers, volunteers, students, and most of all hard workers.

With such a diverse group of people, we bring a unique perspective to the child care industry that effects everything we do!

Our founders and team members believe in carving new paths in the child care, day care and day care franchise industries.  We believe in second chances, in hard work and time outs.  We don’t follow the leader.

We are the leader!

8 Years and Running

We started Giggles Drop-In Childcare from a kitchen table.  Literally.  We had a vision to make a positive change in the child care industry, and we haven’t stopped.  As a matter of fact, our two founding principles, Michelle and Zach Richards, can still be caught having discussions late into the night about the importance of doing things better than everyone else.

Since those first days, we can proudly say that Giggles Drop-In Childcare offers the best.   We take pride in maintaining extremely clean child care centers.  We strive to create daycare centers that are fantastically modern, impeccably furnished and FUN!

Most importantly, though, in our opinion, we can say that our team members are the most hyper-focused, dedicated, honest, caring, dependable and truly awesome child care providers anywhere on the planet!

Spreading The Love

We are so excited about the future of Giggles Drop-Childcare, that we decided to offer our expertise to other like-minded people.  So in 2013 we started selling franchises.

We are picky.  We make sure to sell only to those individuals who share our values and vision for the future.

Treating people right is fundamental to how we do business.  We treat our customers the way we would want to be treated and we treat our team members like family.  We treat ourselves to a hard day’s work and a great night’s sleep.  We even take off on Sundays (the whole company) because we all need some downtime and time with our own families.

Our goals have always remained the same:  Have fun, do great work, give the best care to children we can give, tell the truth and repeat!  We don’t spend more than we earn, we don’t waste money on things that don’t matter, and we don’t give away everything for free and hopes we’ll figure it out before we run out of cash.  We are in business to stay in business!

If you are a person who holds our beliefs close to your heart and values life and children as much as we do, we would love to meet you.  Give our company all call at 855-DROPINS, shoot us an email at info@gigglesdaycareinc.com, send us a message on facebook, or shout out on twitter.

If you are looking to join our Wilmington, NC team, click here.

If you are looking to join our Cary, NC team, click here.

Think you can sell our franchise vision and business model to other like minded entrepreneurs, click here.