Practicing mindfulness doesn’t have to mean meditating for half an hour every day. There are many simple ways to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life. On our blog, a psychotherapist specializing in perinatal mental health and the transition to parenthood shares 5 simple mindfulness exercises you can do with a baby.
Category: Adjusting to Parenthood
PEPS: Expectation Vs. Reality
Before participating in a PEPS Group, many people believe PEPS is just another parenting class. In reality, PEPS is so much more than that. It’s a space to build community, have real, raw conversations, and connect with other parents going through the same phase of life. Archana Agrawal shares her experience in a PEPS Newborn Group and how her expectations changed after joining a group.
Feeling a loss of identity after bringing home baby? Here’s one way to find it.
Becoming a parent can trigger a major shift in identity. As your schedule and priorities change, often your core values realign as well. Brie Backus, a Leadership & Fulfillment Coach, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and PEPS supporter and sponsor, works with her clients to take stock of their values and find ways to lean into those values in daily life as a parent. Read her tips for identifying your values on our blog.
4 Tips for Managing Your Household Finances
Along with everything else that changes after having a baby, your household expenses will likely increase. Our recent blog post offers some tips for new parents to track and manage household finances.
Advocacy Action Alert: Tell Your Legislators to Support WA Families!
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.
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.
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).
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).
Top 5 Stories of 2020
Check out our five most popular articles published on our Highs and Lows Blog in 2020!