Whitney Peper

Whitney P. was raised in the Houston area, the third oldest of six children. After high school she attended and graduated from Texas A&M earning a degree in Communications and Political Science where she met her husband Tim. After college, Whitney worked as the Communications Director for a private school in Austin before returning to Houston in 2008 to work as a corporate fundraiser for non-profits before her the call into ordained ministry. Whitney resides in Katy and is an Associate Pastor at St. Peter’s UMC overseeing Care and Special Needs ministries. Whitney and Tim adopted their first child Jase {March 2013} in 2013, and he is living his best dinosaur loving life. Besides her work and family, Whitney’s greatest passions are reading, discussing and celebrating anything related to Harry Potter, traveling near and far, and training for half-marathons. Whitney has a personal blogOur Color Filled Life.
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Blessings in Infertility: Hope, Healing, and Strength

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Growing Up and Letting Go: A Pep Talk for A Mama’s Heart

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Your Fears Don’t Have to be Your Child’s Fears

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2022: The Year We Stop Making Resolutions And Start Enjoying Life

After the last year, countless weary and emotionally spent people cheered extra loudly as that ball dropped and 2022 began. Together with the celebrations, the parties, and excitement, inevitably resolutions are also made {insert...

Giving the Gift of Experiences: 4 Ideas Your Kids Will Love More than Toys

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Celebrating National Adoption Month: A Letter To My Son’s Birth Mom

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Teaching Our Children How to Accept Apologies

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Kid and Mom Approved School Lunches Without The Stress

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Celebrating The Summer Games:: Activities the Whole Family Will Love

I have always loved the Summer Games and have probably watched them more than the Winter Games. The opening ceremonies are my favorite part of any games because they are big, full of fun,...

Passion Parenting:: Helping Your Child Explore Their Interests

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