“I’ve always either sought out community, been a part of a community, created community. But as a parent? That was an area where I didn’t have a community.” Watch this video of PEPS parents talk about the importance of community.
PEPS Kids on Community
Counting on Community
The phrase “Counting on Community,” conjures up for me countless stories I’ve heard from PEPS parents. One story that stays with me is about a mom who was struggling with intense sleep deprivation. Like, not your average new baby sleep problems, but a chronic health condition that led to months of sleepless nights. She was exhausted. Midway through her PEPS experience, she walked into that week’s PEPS meeting with tears…
West Seattle PEPS Group Helping Out
When a PEPS Group in West Seattle heard about a house fire, and a mom expecting her baby, they jumped right in to help. This West Seattle PEPS Group started in December. The group of 8 are all new parents themselves. “I had read a post on our local West Seattle Moms Facebook page about a house fire which caused…
Partnership brings parent support to teen moms
Last Fall, PEPS partnered with Cocoon House, the Snohomish Health District, and Crossroads Alternative High School to offer a PEPS Group to new moms. The PEPS Group started with 5 new moms and met for 8 weeks. Students received credit at Crossroads Alternative High School by participating in the program. The PEPS format encouraged the moms to talk to each other…
25 Ideas for Promoting Kindness and Unity
We heard from families in the PEPS community who are weary from the election season. Our community has shared lots of ideas that promote kindness and unity.