Parenting is full of decisions — some big, some small. Some choices will be more monumental than others. But for the daily decisions like which bottle to use, developmentally appropriate toys, and more, Childish Things resale boutique (a PEPS sponsor!) has the experience and perspective to help you make the right choice for your child and family. Read more on our blog.
Looking for stability as a parent? Find it in your roots.
PEPS is best known for our newborn parent support groups. But did you know we have Baby Peppers for parents of older babies (5-12 months) too? You might think Newborn PEPS is enough – but in our recent blog post, Annie Garrett, PEPS alum and Group Leader, explores the unique benefits of joining a Baby Peppers group during the challenging “post-postpartum” period.
5 Language Learning Games and Activities for All Ages
We’ve all heard it before – there’s never an easier time to learn a new language than when you’re young. Did you learn to communicate in multiple languages as a child? Or perhaps you wish your parents had taught you a second language? Our latest blog post shares 5 language learning games and activities for all ages to help incorporate language-learning into your home!
Every Month is College Savings Month
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.
Parents of Adolescents: Your Kid Isn’t the Only One Going Through a Big Transition
Julie Ellett, a facilitator of the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) Parents of Adolescents and Teens (PAT) Program, shares her experience with the transition to parenting adolescents and answers some frequently asked questions about the PAT Program.
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.
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.
Say Cheese! Your Baby Dental Questions Answered
Say cheese! You may be on top of all the pediatrician check-ups in your baby’s first year of life, but have you visited a dentist yet? Dr. Megan Posthuma, pediatric dentist at The Tooth Ferry (a PEPS Sponsor!) answers common questions about baby dental health in our recent blog post.
Supporting Parents of Adolescents and Teens Through the Highs and Lows
Licensed psychotherapist, Julie Ellett, shares her perspective on what it’s like to parent an adolescent and why supporting parents in this parenting stage is so critical to the well-being of their teen and family.