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.
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).
Parent Support from our Community Partners: Open Arms Perinatal Services
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.
Partnering in a 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.
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).
Big Decisions at 17
PEPS Donor Relations Manager, Zoe Barker-Aderem, shares about her experience as the beneficiary of a Washington College Savings Plan (WA529).
Building Parenting Confidence in the Time of Coronavirus
Six families share about how their virtual PEPS group was a lifeline for connection and support.
Connection and Community During Uncertain Times
Bringing new parents out of isolation is critical to their health and wellbeing. As PEPS works collaboratively towards the effort of prevention and protection from COVID-19 in our region, groups have shifted to connect remotely. Hear from a PEPS Community Connector, to hear how we’re striving to connect parents during this time of social distancing.
Top 5 Stories of 2019 – A Look Back on Your Favorite Articles
Check out these five articles that were the most popular on the Highs and Lows Blog in 2019.
Three Sisters Bonded by a Love for Each Other – and for PEPS!
Even as smitten new parents are falling in love with their perfect baby, they can also feel alone and confused with the sudden, drastic shift in lifestyle. This is where PEPS steps in—bringing together people in the same stage of life. PEPS groups become a place where bleary-eyed moms and dads can find solace and feel understood. Having found a…