Did you know that September is National College Savings Month? But really, shouldn’t every month be College Savings Month? With a new school year starting, now is the perfect time to start saving for your child’s future education expenses. PEPS sponsor WA529 shares more about savings plan options, the best time to start saving, and how a college savings plan can be used on our blog.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Eva Taylor, a pediatrician at Allegro Pediatrics, provides answers to frequently asked questions about infant and child nutrition and dietary needs.
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.
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.
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.