PEPTalk Tips and Advice from PEP


Preparing Teens For Adulthood


If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put responsibility on their shoulders.

                                                                                                                     --Ann Landers


SAT prep, AP courses, soccer, karate, piano ... we invest so many resources into activities we believe will contribute to our children's lifelong success that we often overlook daily-life skills ...

Parenting For The Long Haul


Ahhh, spring. That wonderful season of renewal, color, and sunshine. It’s also the time of year when hundreds of marathon runners begin their weekly training runs. .... Read More

So Sad To Say Goodbye 


The transition from home to college (or another learning experience) is a very big change. This will quite likely be the biggest change your teen has ever faced in his or her whole life .... Read More

Announcements From PEP


May 12 to June 8 at your convenience

Encouragement! Building Confidence From The Inside Out


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May 17 8-9pm ET

Emotion Coaching

$25 ($22.50 PEP member)

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May 15 7-9pm ET

Setting Limits With Young Children

$35 ($31.50 member)

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May 18 7:30-9:30pm ET

Family Panel: Transforming Sibling Rivalry

FREE for members | $15 per adult | $5 per child | $30 maximum per family

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Dine at The Original Pancake House on May 24, to Support PEP


Pancakes and crepes, waffles, eggs, bacon and lunch too. Dine at Original Pancake House in Rockville or Bethesda on Thursday, May 24, and 20% of your total bill will go to PEP.

The restaurants are open from 7 am to 3 pm. Last year, the Original Pancake House generously gave PEP $1,210 from one day of dining. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at OPH this year and support PEP! To see a complete menu and learn more about this third generation family business, visit

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