DHS ISSUES SHOW HOW IMPORTANT CASA's ROLE IS - BY KARRI MIRANDE KARIN HUGHES, LISA ROMAN
CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. The people in your/our community who volunteer in this capacity are sometimes the only voice that a child hears as an advocate for him or her. This article in the Herald & News (Oregonian Paper) gives a great (quick read!) look at the benefits of this system in our courts.
7 LESSONS BRANDS CAN LEARN FROM THE MOST CREATIVE ACCOUNTS ON INSTAGRAM - BY AMANDA WOOD
This is a great read for anyone looking to grow their online presence through social media. Instagram is a powerhouse for visual content, allowing a lot of influencers and growing brands to use the platform for microblogging and now (as of early August), storytelling with Instagram stories. Good post, Hootsuite!
GUIDELINES FOR RAPID REDUCTION OF MILK SUPPLY - BY LINDA J. SMITH, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC
If you decide to breastfeed, at some point you'll need to wean. Whether your kid is a few months or a few years, breastmilk won't supplement a diet forever. When that time comes, there are many places to find advice and assistance. My pediatrician offered some baseline suggestions and my OBGYN's office was helpful. But none of their words compared to the golden advice outlined in this article. Seriously guys. Cabbage leaves are lifesavers. #yourwelcome
THE ROOTS OF ANGER - BY KELLEY GRAY M.A. LPC
I used to have anger problems. When I was a kid and then a teenager, I didn't hesitate to yell, throw things, or rage with my headphones on. I went to college and recognized that type of behavior was not only unacceptable but incredibly embarrassing. This article is something I plan to reread as parenting becomes more stressful. Such a great lesson in here.