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Pink said that battling coronavirus while caring for her 3-year-old son was ‘the most physically and emotionally challenging experience’ she’s gone through as a mother

In honour of Mother’s Day, Pink penned an opinion essay for NBC News, reflecting on the challenges she faced when battling the coronavirus while caring for her 3-year-old son, who also tested positive for COVID-19. “Weeks after receiving our test results, my son was still ill and feverish. It was […]
Pink said that battling coronavirus while caring for her 3-year-old son was ‘the most physically and emotionally challenging experience’ she’s gone through as a mother
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The best lessons on motherhood from the mayor of DC, who is looking after the nation’s capital through the coronavirus crisis while raising a 2-year-old daughter as a single mum

Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser isn’t just leading the nation’s capital through a pandemic, she’s serving as a political leader while being a single mum. Bowser adopted her daughter, 2-year-old Miranda, in May 2018. She’s been open about the rewards and challenges of single motherhood, and motherhood in general. In […]
The best lessons on motherhood from the mayor of DC, who is looking after the nation’s capital through the coronavirus crisis while raising a 2-year-old daughter as a single mum
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A New York City teacher finished maternity leave as the city went on lockdown. Here’s how the mum is juggling the needs of her newborn, her remote students, and her own mental health in a time of crisis.

Kathleen Daniel was scheduled to return to work from maternity leave the day her employer, the New York City Department of Education, shut down all schools in the city. Daniel lives in Hawthorne, New York, and has two daughters with her husband, Will. She’s navigating caring for her newborn while […]
A New York City teacher finished maternity leave as the city went on lockdown. Here’s how the mum is juggling the needs of her newborn, her remote students, and her own mental health in a time of crisis.
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9 easy at-home cocktails to thank mum with this Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, show mum some gratitude with this easy, boozy concoctions that she can sip in bed. From fruity cocktail delights to a tipsy espresso surprise, these DIY drinks offer a sweet surprise. Try a watermelon bellini, an Irish coffee, or a Cinco de Mayo delight with a Mother’s […]
9 easy at-home cocktails to thank mum with this Mother’s Day
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The coronavirus seemed to spell doom for flower shops across the country, but a Mother’s Day surge from customers missing their mums may offer salvation

Mother’s Day is the single most important holiday for flower shops, with many businesses relying on strong holiday sales to survive the summertime slowdown in demand for flowers. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, spring 2020 got off to an ominous start for florists across the United States. 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. CEO […]
The coronavirus seemed to spell doom for flower shops across the country, but a Mother’s Day surge from customers missing their mums may offer salvation
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Nurseries around the world are destroying millions of flowers as demand drops during the coronavirus pandemic

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Global demand for flowers has plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, nurseries are having to destroy millions of flowers each day. The global floriculture market was valued at $67.3 billion in 2017 and projected to reach $US103.9 billion by 2026,according to a report by Market Research. In […]
Nurseries around the world are destroying millions of flowers as demand drops during the coronavirus pandemic
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17 mother-daughter duo movies that will make you want to call your mum

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and though we might not be able to celebrate our mums the way we normally could, there is one lockdown-approved activity: A movie marathon. Whether you’re sitting at home next to your mum, or she’s 1,000 miles away, these 17 films will put […]
17 mother-daughter duo movies that will make you want to call your mum
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7 Mother’s Day flower sales going on now

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, and while your usual plans may be on hold due to social distancing, gifting Mum a beautiful bouquet of flowers is still possible. Instead of waiting until the last minute, you’ll want to place your order for flowers in advance to save money and […]
7 Mother’s Day flower sales going on now
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All the sneaky ways that flower-delivery services get your order

You’ve probably turned to flower delivery sites when you’ve needed a go-to gift for Valentine’s Day. Chances are, you’ve ended up with way more items in your cart at checkout than you expected. Floral wires work as middlemen between the florist and the consumer, pocketing a big chunk of the […]
All the sneaky ways that flower-delivery services get your order
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9 startups helping mums get back to work after having kids

Women today spend 16 more hours a week performing paid labour than they did 50 years ago, yet they spend just as much time with their children as stay-at-home mothers did in the 1970s,Pew Research shows. Since the US government offers little help to working mothers, some entrepreneurial parents took […]
9 startups helping mums get back to work after having kids
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The cofounder of Warby Parker says being raised by a single mum taught him 5 lessons about business — and totally changed his perception of what a workday looks like

Jeff Raider is the co-founder of Warby Parker and men’s care startup Harry’s. He says that growing up, he watched his single mum work incredibly hard as an entrepreneur, and he swore he’d never start a business himself. But he changed his mind, and since founding Warby Parker and Harry’s, […]
The cofounder of Warby Parker says being raised by a single mum taught him 5 lessons about business — and totally changed his perception of what a workday looks like