New parents need social support. Learn one way parents can find that through text-based support with parent mentors with Nurture® Seattle.
Find answers to some of the common concerns that parents with newborns are bringing up to their doctor about pregnancy, infants, and COVID-19.
Local will and estate planning professional, Megan Gebhardt, shares with PEPS families the importance of selecting a legal guardian for your child.
Children respond to a lack of sleep in wholly different ways than adults. Find out how sleep can impact a child’s memory, learning, and behavior – and what we can do about it.
Research has shown that the more words a baby hears, the better his or her vocabulary, communication, and social skills will be. Dr. Betsy Browder shares some helpful hints on how to make reading part of a daily routine – and fun!
Bringing new parents out of isolation is critical to their health and wellbeing. As PEPS works collaboratively towards the effort of prevention and protection from COVID-19 in our region, groups have shifted to connect remotely. Hear from a PEPS Community Connector, to hear how we’re striving to connect parents during this time of social distancing.
Regardless of how you identify racially and ethnically, talking about race and cultural differences with children can be challenging work. It may also be some of the most important work you can do with your kids. Want to learn more about ways to approach this work with your family? Local social justice advocate and activist, Leilani Raglin, shares with us how…
By Rodger O’Connor Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? It’s a new year, and for many people that means a fresh start. Maybe you made the standard pledge to yourself to get in better shape, or to be better organized in 2020. Maybe you want to learn a new skill, or travel more with the family. A lot…
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By Megan Sloan (Estimated reading time: 8 min) When I became a new parent, I had almost 20 years of yoga under my belt and about 5 years of a regular mindfulness practice of sitting almost every day. After sleepless nights and early wake-ups, I found my daily meditation practice of sitting quietly first thing in the morning needed to…