PEPS in the News
Learn more about the difference PEPS has made in our community with a few informative clips from our news archives.
Partners in Parenting helps new Austin parents get needed support
Friday, March 4, 2016
Save, Baby, Save! Budget-Friendly Tips From Baby Gear to Child Care to Outings and More
April 1, 2016
ParentMap article from shares great money-saving ideas for parenting - and they include PEPS! [more]
A Welcome Letter from the New PEPS Executive Director, Jessica Lawmaster
Monday, March 14, 2016
Dear PEPS Friends and Supporters,
It is with great pleasure that I greet you as the new PEPS Executive Director! As I reflect on my first month at PEPS, I am filled with gratitude and excitement. [more]
PEPS Hires New Executive Director
Tuesday, December 10, 2015
Dear Friends and Supporters of PEPS,
We have exciting news! After an extensive search process conducted over the past several months, we have hired Jessica Lawmaster, MSW, as the PEPS Executive Director. [more]
PEPS Executive Director Last Newsletter
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Dear PEPS Community,
It is a bittersweet time for me at PEPS. This will be my last newsletter I write as the Executive Director. For the second time, PEPS has offered me so much and made such an impact in my life.
PEPS Executive Director Bids Farewell
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Dear PEPS Community,
We are reaching out to you with the announcement that after six highly successful years, LB Kussick is resigning from her position as Executive Director to spend time with her family and explore new possibilities. [more]
First PEPS mothering group a success at Room One
Methow Valley News, February 19, 2015
New moms Cara Godwin, Sara Steele, Sam Soodak, Talitha Parsons and Dani Golden met at Room One in Twisp on Friday (Feb. 13) for the final session of a 12-week mothering group based on the PEPS framework, or Program for Early Parent Support. [more]
Support groups help new moms adjust to life with baby
Everett Herald, August 2014
People with infants face many challenges, including some that involve their own perceptions of what society expects of parents. Enter the nonprofit Program for Early Parents Support (PEPS). [more]
PEPS Birthed a Parenting Village
Many new parents are not prepared for the feelings of isolation and inadequacy that often comes with the joy of welcoming a new baby. It is these first, critical months of parenthood that the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) guides parents through. [more]
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- News and resources for expecting parents: Pregnancy Planning Checklist, A Parent's Guide to Doulas, Building a Truly Useful Birth Plan, and more.