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4 Tips for Managing Your Household Finances

Along with everything else that changes after having a baby, your household expenses will likely increase. Our recent blog post offers some tips for new parents to track and manage household finances.

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The Hidden Curriculum of Infant Gender Socialization

These days, many parents are striving for more gender-neutral parenting to avoid imposing gender bias on their children from a young age. But despite the best of intentions, research shows that parents of infants still interact with their babies differently based on gender. What can parents do to break the cycle of harmful gender socialization? Read our blog post to learn more.

Nanny Work Agreements 101

Hiring a nanny to care for your children may be one of the most intimate professional relationships you have. Just like any other job, defining expectations in advance and maintaining open communication will help reduce conflict for both employers and nannies. Read our recent blog post for tips on creating a written nanny work agreement from Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network.

A Maze of Choices

Children start absorbing messages about money at an early age. Our most recent blog post shares how one family taught their kids important messages about saving while reducing their future student loan debt by opening a WA529 college savings account.

Say Cheese! Your Baby Dental Questions Answered

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.

Why Imperfect Parenting is GOOD for Our Kids

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.