Category: Family

Navigating the Transition to Parenthood

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.

Stretching Your Dollars During the Holidays

The owner of Childish Things children’s resale store, Wendy Powell, outlines ways to save money on children’s clothing and gifts during the holiday season. She provides tips for where to find gently used clothing and toys and how to sell used items online or at a resale store.

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.

Estate Planning: Who, What, and Why

Megan Gebhardt of Gebhardt Law Office, P.S. discusses the importance of having an estate plan, particularly for parents of minor children. The article outlines what an estate plan is for, who needs one, the elements of an estate plan, and other tasks to complete to ensure your end-of-life wishes are carried out.

Buyer Beware: Choosing Safe Children’s Resale Products

The owner of Childish Things children’s resale store, Wendy Powell, outlines common safety hazards found in used children’s goods. She provides tips for parents to make sure the used toys, clothing, and gear they receive is safe.

Zoe and her mother on UW campus

Big Decisions at 17

PEPS Donor Relations Manager, Zoe Barker-Aderem, shares about her experience as the beneficiary of a Washington College Savings Plan (WA529).

A family gathered to celebrate a one year old girl's birthday party. A cake with lots of candles.

A Gift That Can Keep on Giving

Calling all grandparents, aunts, uncles, and extended family members! Wondering what to gift the young child in your life for their next birthday or celebration? Read on to learn about one type of gift that could provide joy, financial relief, and a pathway to education.