For young parents embarking on the journey of parenthood during a time when many of their peers are in a different phase of life, having a community of support with others who “get it” is even more essential. We recently partnered with Southwest Youth and Family Services to offer a PEPS Group for young moms in Southwest King County.
Category: Community Connections
A rewarding opportunity to add another experience to your repertoire. And it’s fun too!
As a group leader you create a safe space where parents can become parents together, where they can say raw feelings out loud, connect and build community is critical. Get inspired by Alison’s, Cindy’s, Chelsea’s and Carolyn’s take on co-leading their PEPS Groups.
Parents of Adolescents and Teens: Support and Connection is Here!
Program for Early Parent Support introduces a new program to support parents of adolescents and teens (PAT).
Top 5 Stories of 2021
Check out our five most popular articles published on our Highs and Lows Blog in 2021!
Maintaining Connection Across Time Zones, Cities, and Life Circumstances
One mother shares her experience in an online parent peer-support program for parents with newborn babies through the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS).
Parent Support from our Community Partners: Open Arms Perinatal Services
PEPS works with a network of community partners to offer parent peer-support programs through community-based organizations. Read about how one of these partners, Open Arms Perinatal Services, has adapted to support parents in their community during the pandemic.
Finding Moments of Gratitude in a Challenging Year
The owner of Childish Things children’s resale store, Wendy Powell, reflects on the personal and professional challenges of owning a small business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Partnering in a Pandemic
Five years ago, Triangle Area Parenting Support (TAPS) joined the PEPS family as a PEPS Network Partner – and so much has developed since. Read on to learn more about how TAPS has adapted in the past 20 months to support families in their community.
I Can’t Imagine Not Having PEPS
One family shares their experience in an online parent peer-support program for expectant parents, followed by another online program for parents with newborn babies through the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS).
Why ‘Vitamin C’ (Community) is an essential ingredient for our health.
Brie Backus found community through her parent peer-support group with Parent for Early Parent Support (PEPS). That experience went on to shape her health and wellness support programs as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.