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Robyn Correll

Houston, TX

Robyn Correll is a mom, writer and public health professional based in Houston, Texas.

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How Much Does Medicaid Pay For Assisted Living?

For many seniors, making the switch to assisted living can come with a host of challenges — not the least of which is how to pay for it.   After all, a private, one-bedroom apartment in an assisted living facility costs a median of $4,000 per month in the... more

From Breastfeeding To Pumping: 10 Tips For Moms Headed Back To Work

When Keyona Grant was preparing to go back to work after maternity leave, her baby did what a lot of breastfeeding moms fear: She refused the bottle. “I tried everything,” says Grant, a certified registered nurse anesthetist and owner of the site Professional Mama. “I left the house, offered... more

Senior Caregivers: How Much Should You Charge For Your Services?

You’re almost ready to work with a new client. You’ve done the interview, visited the home and discussed the responsibilities you’ll take on. There’s just one thing: The client wants to know how much you’ll charge for your in-home senior caregiver services.   Figuring out what you should be paid... more

How Much Does After-School Transportation For Kids Cost?

It’s 3 p.m., your son needs to go to swim lessons and your daughter has to get to soccer practice — but you don’t get off work for two more hours. How can a family of four be in multiple places at once? If you don’t have a go-to... more

5 Unexpected Ways The Government Shutdown Is Hurting Families

Kerry A., stay-at-home mom of two, isn’t in full-blown panic mode about the government shutdown — at least not yet. Her husband, an employee at the Environmental Protection Agency, is one of 800,000 federal workers (and roughly 4 million contractors) either furloughed or working without paychecks. Of course, the adverse effects... more

What Is An After-School Nanny Or Sitter — And Do You Need One?

As a working mom of four (with one on the way), Megan Metzger and her husband have something of a secret weapon for juggling it all: their after-school nanny. The family’s nanny picks up their kids from three different schools, helps with their homework, gets dinner ready and tidies up... more

6 Ways To Cut The Cost Of Hiring A Nanny

You’ve looked over your child care options, and you’re pretty sure getting a nanny is the best choice for your family. The thing is: It’s not cheap. According to the Cost of Care Survey, the average weekly rate for a nanny was $580 in 2017 — more than... more

The Biggest Mistakes Nannies Make When Determining Pay

The first question most new nannies have: How much should I charge? There are a lot of factors to consider when determining your pay rate, including your experience, education, how many kids you’ll be caring for and your location. There are also common mistakes you can avoid so you don’t... more