Category: Parenting

Nanny Work Agreements 101

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.

A Maze of Choices

Children start absorbing messages about money at an early age. Our most recent blog post shares how one family taught their kids important messages about saving while reducing their future student loan debt by opening a WA529 college savings account.

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.

A young child sitting on his Dad’s shoulders and kissing his face.

Estate Planning for Single Parents

Single parents, this one’s for you! Having an estate plan in place is an important task for all parents to complete. For single parents, there are some additional considerations to keep in mind when creating an estate plan. The good news is, creating an estate plan is probably easier and faster than you think. Read our recent blog article by PEPS Sponsor Megan Gebhardt of Gebhardt Law Office, P.S. to understand important estate planning considerations for single parents.