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.
As a group leader you create a safe space where parents can become parents together, where they can say raw feelings out loud, connect and build community is critical. Get inspired by Alison’s, Cindy’s, Chelsea’s and Carolyn’s take on co-leading their PEPS Groups.
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.
We are thrilled to introduce our new Program Director, Melanie Roper! Melanie brings a wealth of professional and personal experience that make her an incredible fit for PEPS. Read Melanie’s introduction letter on our blog.
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).
PEPS works with a network of community partners to offer parent peer-support programs through community-based organizations. Read about how one of these partners, Open Arms Perinatal Services, has adapted to support parents in their community during the pandemic.
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.
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).
PEPS Donor Relations Manager, Zoe Barker-Aderem, shares about her experience as the beneficiary of a Washington College Savings Plan (WA529).
Six families share about how their virtual PEPS group was a lifeline for connection and support.