Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
What if that awesome invention you thought of while dozing off after a midnight feeding could lead to some big bucks?
Thanks to the Huggies MomInspired Grant Program, parents who’ve dreamed up products designed to help fellow moms and dads have the opportunity to win some cash–$15,000, to be exact!
Eight parent entrepreneurs who have either developed a product or an ingenious idea will receive these grants. The 5th annual competition is already underway, but applicants may enter through September 30, 2014.
Here are the rules!
- Who: Anyone with an original, innovative and viable new product idea to help make life easier for parents; must be 21 or older and reside in the United States
- How: Log onto www.HuggiesMomInspired.com and submit application, including the idea and business plan
- When: June 17, 2014 through September 30, 2014
- Why: For the chance to receive $15,000 and advice to help start or grow your business idea
Struggling to potty train your kiddo? Check out Huggies’ “Potty Dance” tactic!
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Friday, November 12th, 2010
Are tablets the smartphone killer? - This very new dilemma begs the question: Are we at the dawn of an age in which tablets will become the jewel in your gadget crown, eclipsing the mighty smartphone only a few years into its reign? [CNN]
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Gay benefit shapes debate about HPV vaccine for boys – From the start, arguments about whether to inoculate males against HPV have centered mainly on the benefits for women — and the desire to stop men from transmitting the most common sexually spread infection. The vaccine is approved, but not recommended, to prevent genital warts in males. But now, growing evidence shows that the vaccine also may prevent anal cancer, particularly in the high-risk groups of homosexual and bisexual men, who are about 20 times more likely than heterosexuals to develop the disease. [MSNBC]
1 in 10 kids in U.S. has ADHD, new study says – Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. children has ADHD, a sizable increase from a few years earlier that government scientists think might be explained by growing awareness and better screening. [MSNBC]
6 things to consider for your baby’s nursery – Preparing for a baby can be an overwhelming process. Before you enter the later stages of your pregnancy (when it might be difficult for you to move around), start putting together your newborn’s nursery. From paint colors to furniture, there is a lot to consider. We highlighted six important factors. [Fox News]
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Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
Got a unique toddler toy or product idea? Product manufacturer Sassy Baby is teaming up with invention platform Edison Nation to find the next great toys and products that will promote child development and growth. The “Sassy Innovative Product Search” contest is on the lookout for innovative toddler feeding items and infant (birth – 6months) crib items that include mobiles, soothers, and bouncers.
The best inventions will appeal to moms, have a high developmental value, and be easy to use. You’ll need to submit a drawing, photo, or video describing and demonstrating your product by December 20, 2010. The best inventions will be chose and produced commercially. Plus, winners will receive a $2,500 advance payment and share sales for up to 20 years. Go to Edison Nation to learn more about being the next great toy and product innovator. So put your thinking cap on and start inventing!
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