October 2022

School is in full swing and we are focusing our efforts on providing support for the many families that can feel overwhelmed this time of year. Our Monday Mashup weekly parenting newsletter has been focusing on slowing down, homework advice and making the fall transition easier. Are you signed up for our weekly newsletter? Each week we feature one of our Helpers and one of our articles, among other helpful material. You can sign up here.

Company News

  • Did you know we have an entire Advertiser Help Center on our site, dedicated to helping you get the most out of your account? The Help Center includes just about everything you need to know about making a great profile, your questions, tools for advertisers, and links to older newsletters. Click on the video below to learn how to access this area and more! 
  • We’re continuing our call for articles, guides and general advice related to school, the fall season, and upcoming holidays. Your contributions may be featured on our social media and in upcoming parenting newsletters (with credit). You can submit suggestions such as: a link to a blog article you’ve written on your website, a post on your own social media you would like us to share with our audience on our platforms OR ideas for joint posts The Monkey Mashup and your business can collaborate on (the post comes from both our account AND your social media account) OR other ideas. Ideas will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and first must be approved at our internal team meetings.
  • Our next phase of launch will be offering 50%-off (forever) for all new Helper Profiles. If you know someone who might be interested in adding a profile to our site, spread the word!

Featured Articles

First Steps for Parents of Neurodivergent Kids

Just got a diagnosis for your kid, and you’re not sure what your next steps are? Or maybe you’ve been reading up on a neurodivergence, and are thinking that it might fit your kiddo? Here are some first steps to take.

6 House Rules Enforced & Best Practices for Your Family

As families evolve into modern families, creating a healthy and balanced relationship with your children about the use of electronics is do-able.

Featured Helpers

Marisa Rhein, RN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant, Postpartum Nurse, Postpartum Doula Support. Available for home visits or by phone, email or online.

Beyond Milk Lactation

Offering compassionate and supportive lactation assistance in the comfort of your own home. Your goals are my goals!

Matthew Braman, LCSW

Providing therapy specialized to empower men, new dads, and their partners with mindful masculinity

Marisa Rhein, RN, IBCLC

Beyond Milk Lactation

Matthew Braman, LCSW

Lactation Consultant, Postpartum Nurse, Postpartum Doula Support. Available for home visits or by phone, email or online.

Offering compassionate and supportive lactation assistance in the comfort of your own home. Your goals are my goals!

Providing therapy specialized to empower men, new dads, and their partners with mindful masculinity

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Have an amazing month everyone!

Cheryl Stash the founder of The Monkey Mashup is smiling in an apple orchard. Lots of greenery behind her.

Cheryl Stash, Founder

Even as a licensed clinical social worker, I had trouble finding the resources I needed as a new parent.  I resolved to build a website where parents could find all mental health, coaching, consulting, personal development and wellness resources in one centralized location.   

Feel free to contact me personally with any questions or suggestions. 

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