September 2022

It’s that time of year again…ready for back to school? At The Monkey Mashup, we know September is a time of year many families struggle with, for one reason or another. That’s why we are focusing our efforts on reaching more and more parents so that they can connect with our Helpers.

Company News

  • We have exciting news! We have created an exclusive form on our website (only Advertisers with Helper Profiles have access) for submitting collaboration suggestions. You can submit all sorts of ideas- a blog article you’re written on your own website, a post on your own social media you would like us to curate (share with our audience on our platforms, with a credit to your social media account), OR ideas for joint posts The Monkey Mashup and your business can collaborate on (the post comes from both social media accounts). Ideas will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and first must be approved at our internal team meetings. Here’s the form where you can submit collaboration ideasRemember, you must be logged in to our site and already have a published Helper profile in order to access this form. 
  • Do you have any tips for parents on getting ready for back to school? Don’t forget to submit them on our new form so we can feature your suggestions (with credit) on upcoming newsletters and social media posts! 
  • We are finishing up a new guide to “Creating an Amazing Online Profile”, specially designed for those in private practice, agencies and the health & wellness industry. All advertisers will have free access as thanks for their support! Look for it in the next newsletter!

Featured Articles

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Wait! Help your Child with ADHD to be Less Impulsive

Ask The Expert (Video Webinar Recording) – Impulsivity, taking hasty actions without first thinking about the consequences, is one of the core symptoms of ADHD. Learn what treatments can help, what you can do to increase positive interactions, help your child to be more aware, and provide alternative behaviors.

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The Art of No Response

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When our kids are overly emotional it’s natural to respond with high emotion. “Think about it. The louder they get, the louder we get. The more they move around, the more we move around. When they intensify their behaviors, our body language and voices become bigger.”

Featured Helpers

Brandi Flores, IBCLC

Certified Lactation Consultant, Pediatric Nurse, Postpartum Doula. My mission is to give my clients the wellness education, tools and resources that they need to identify the cause of their lactation problems, understand the processes to fix them, and put a plan together that’s personalized and effective to support you and your baby on your lactation journey.

The Slumber Academy

Good sleep can change a baby’s whole mood and demeanor! We create personalized sleep plans that are evidence and science based. They incorporate factors like lactation, nutrition, and creating a safe sleep space for your baby. You’ll be able to choose from sleep plans to find the one that best suits your family.

Cuddles and Milk

Many of my clients reach out after they have seen 2 or 3 others lactation consultants and still not gotten any better.  Together we will find the root cause and help you and your baby thrive. I am great at virtual visits and you can stay in the comfort of your home while we meet.I accept some insurances, and offer a superbill for others.Reach out today and start feeling better.

Brandi Flores, IBCLC

The Slumber Academy

Cuddles and Milk

Certified Lactation Consultant, Pediatric Nurse, Postpartum Doula. My mission is to give my clients the wellness education, tools and resources that they need to identify the cause of their lactation problems, understand the processes to fix them, and put a plan together that’s personalized and effective to support you and your baby on your lactation journey.

Good sleep can change a baby’s whole mood and demeanor! We create personalized sleep plans that are evidence and science based. They incorporate factors like lactation, nutrition, and creating a safe sleep space for your baby. You’ll be able to choose from sleep plans to find the one that best suits your family.

Many of my clients reach out after they have seen 2 or 3 others lactation consultants and still not gotten any better.  Together we will find the root cause and help you and your baby thrive. I am great at virtual visits and you can stay in the comfort of your home while we meet.I accept some insurances, and offer a superbill for others.Reach out today and start feeling better.

As always, please share information about our mission, social media platforms, and good articles from our site to your own family and friends! 

If you have feedback or a testimonial you would like to leave, click here.  

If you’d like to collaborate with us on social media, fill out this form.

The way we see it, the more parents visiting our site, the more help we give them and the more potential for them to visit your profile! 

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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