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There are almost as many baby food delivery startups as regular food delivery startups

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In 2017, you might think, what is there left to disrupt? 

There’s baby food. 

A crop of new startups are trying to bring meal kit delivery, subscription services, and a tech approach to the mashed-up foods parents have fed their children for millennia. 

Jennifer Garner co-founded the baby food delivery startup Once Upon a Farm. The startup Yumi offers a similar serviceRaised Real has parents blend the baby food themselves in a special machine (sound familiar?). A few meal-delivery startups for adults have added baby food offerings, though the biggest names haven’t yet followed suit. 

Baby food entrepreneurs are quick to say they’re disrupting a $55 billion industry. And the reason they’re convinced it’ll work? Millennial parents.  Read more…

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Art

No One Knew What This Kid Was For Halloween When They Opened Their Doors, But It Made His Parents Real Proud

When boys try to come up with an idea for their Halloween costume, they mostly think about Batman, Spiderman, a pirate or a zombie. But not this one. And that’s probably why he had a hard time picking out an outfit this year. “We walked out of two Halloween stores empty handed, he didn’t wanna be any of the characters,” Imgur user BScribbs wrote. Eventually, her son ended up with the perfect look for the 31st of October, and his choice has left the internet in tears.

Art

Mother Of Two Takes Adorable Photos Of Herself And Her Daughters In Matching Clothing (Part 2)

A few months ago we introduced you to an adorable project called “All that is three” by a UK-based lifestyle Instagrammer and a mother of two named Dominique. She takes amazing pictures of herself and her two daughters, Amelia (11) and Penny (4).
Dominique is managing her blog and Instagram account where she posts pictures of herself and daughters dressed in similar fashion.

Business

Hampers for new mums contain all the treats that were off limits while pregnant

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When Sally Bunkham was pregnant with her first child, she really missed a lot of her favourite foods—not to mention her best-loved alcoholic tipples—that weren’t allowed. 

Bunkham’s longing for these items grew even stronger when she became pregnant again a few months after giving birth. That’s when she got an idea for a new venture. 

Three years on from her first pregnancy, she’s just launched a business which sends hampers full of goodies that are forbidden (or at least, not recommended) during pregnancy.  Read more…

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Business

5 ways to balance parenthood and building your business with Rosie Pope

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Architecture

Kid draws a hilarious family portrait, featuring his mother on her period

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Periods are normal, but kids pointing them out in their sketches is something else.

Australian woman Penny Rohleder shared a photo of her son’s drawing on the Facebook page of blogger Constance Hall on Jul. 25, which well, says it all.

“I don’t know whether to be proud or embarrassed that my 5 year old son knows this,” Rohleder wrote. 

“Julian drew a family portrait. I said ‘What’s that red bit on me?’ And he replied, real casual, ‘That’s your period.'” 

Well, at least he knows.

To give further context, Rohleder revealed she had pulmonary embolism in October 2016, and was put on blood thinning treatment which makes her periods “very, very bad,” she explained to the Daily Mail. Read more…

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Entertainment

Breastfeeding and Sex: How One Mom Put Out an Unusual Argument

Moms. Damned if they do keep 9-to-5 jobs while raising kids, accused that they’re neglecting them, damned if they don’t leave their career behind to become a housewife. Eitherway, they are expected to multi-task and be more than superheroes all the time. Since when are they expected to please everyone else when they’re doing their best […]

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