Category: Just for dads

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Setting New Goals, Being a Present Father, and Sound Advice From My Own Mother

At PEPS, we love hearing from families about their parenting experiences and perspectives on parenthood. This month, we heard from several fathers who shared their highs and lows, what they love about being a parent, and advice for other dads.

Luke is an award-winning journalist, speaker, loving husband and dedicated father to a daughter. He chatted with us recently to share about his thoughts and experiences on being a dad.

The First Three Months Have Been Interesting, to Say the Least…

At PEPS, we love hearing from families about their parenting experiences and perspectives on parenthood.  This month, we heard from several fathers who shared their highs and lows, what they’re most excited about, and advice for other dads. Sevon, a former US Air Force Staff Sergeant, moved to Seattle from Boston in December 2018 with his wife, ShaCara. Shortly after,…

Navigating Fatherhood Without a Roadmap

Randy Scott is an award-winning educator, broadcaster, and licensed couples counselor.  He’s passionate about helping parents have conversations about the different stages of parenthood, how being a new parent can shape the many relationships we build – especially for fathers – and how to navigate the ups and downs. Randy will be sharing with us his own experiences, what he’s…

Seattle Dadvocate: Interview with Chris Casazza

Chris will present Top Survival Tips for New Dads this Wednesday, September 16 at the PEPS for Dads event at Lantern Brewing. $10 or pay what you can. Food and drink available for purchase on site. Register at http://pepsfordads.brownpapertickets.com/.   This article is an excerpt of a longer piece published by Perinatal Support Washington, the new name of Postpartum Support International of Washington…

Dads and PEPS

More than half of PEPS groups include dads these days, which is a big change from when PEPS first got its start in 1981. We just hosted two events for dads that got them – and us – asking questions about what kinds of info and resources dads like most. In late May, we held a focus group to connect…

The Stay-at-Home-Dad’s Game-Time Strategy

“Gentlemen, it’s gonna be a game-time decision for us today,” I warned the other stay-at-home-dads the morning of one of our weekly activities. Weathered SAHDs know a thing or two about game-time decisions, and generally respond to them with similar, game-time strategies, unless of course, the score is a total blow-out. I eventually made it to our outing at a…