Say cheese! You may be on top of all the pediatrician check-ups in your baby’s first year of life, but have you visited a dentist yet? Dr. Megan Posthuma, pediatric dentist at The Tooth Ferry (a PEPS Sponsor!) answers common questions about baby dental health in our recent blog post.
Licensed psychotherapist, Julie Ellett, shares her perspective on what it’s like to parent an adolescent and why supporting parents in this parenting stage is so critical to the well-being of their teen and family.
Nobody’s perfect, and there’s nothing like becoming a parent to remind you of that. But what if we said that all those moments of imperfection as a parent are actually GOOD for your kids? Our recent blog post by a PEPS Group Leader and alum gives practical examples of how you can turn imperfect parenting moments into growth opportunities.
PEPS Parent Stories Capture Growing Pains as WA State’s Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) Turns Three
Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program is regarded as one of the best in the country. How has it been going since the policy was officially implemented in 2020? What is it like to actually access the benefits as a new parent? Our latest blog post dives into these questions to take an honest look at Washington’s PFML program.
Program for Early Parent Support introduces a new program to support parents of adolescents and teens (PAT).
We are thrilled to introduce our new Program Director, Melanie Roper! Melanie brings a wealth of professional and personal experience that make her an incredible fit for PEPS. Read Melanie’s introduction letter on our blog.
Single parents, this one’s for you! Having an estate plan in place is an important task for all parents to complete. For single parents, there are some additional considerations to keep in mind when creating an estate plan. The good news is, creating an estate plan is probably easier and faster than you think. Read our recent blog article by PEPS Sponsor Megan Gebhardt of Gebhardt Law Office, P.S. to understand important estate planning considerations for single parents.
When you think of saving for college, you probably think of the big-ticket items – tuition, room and board. With a WA529 College Savings Plan, you can save for not only those expenses, but many other post-secondary education costs. Find out exactly what a college savings plan can be used for in our recent blog post.
Step-by-step instructions for community members to contact their WA State legislators about funding the diaper subsidy bill and Perinatal Support WA’s Warm Line.
Does your partner feel more like a roommate ever since you became parents? If so, you’re not alone. Read our latest blog post written by a certified Gottman Educator and Training Specialist to learn some tips for maintaining a satisfying relationship after bringing home baby.