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Robyn Carlyle

Houston, TX

I'm a mom, writer and public health nerd based in Houston, Texas.

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Your Guide To Pet Insurance

Find out what pet insurance is, how it works and what it costs. Caring for a pet is just as important as caring for a family member for many of the tens of millions of pet owners in the United States. Owners would do anything to ensure their animals get... more

Personal Assistant Resume Template

Use this professional template to write a great personal assistant resume, and land your next job by using these helpful resume tips and strategies.   How to Write a Great Personal Assistant Resume Personal assistants accomplish routine personal or professional tasks — like setting up appointments or managing a household... more

What Are Adls And Iadls And How Are They Assessed?

Activities of daily living can help determine how independent a person is and whether extra care is needed. Deciding when and what kind of additional care might be needed for a loved one can be tough for many families. Independence is a hard thing to gauge, and decline isn’t always... more

Deep Cleaning Your House: A Room-By-Room Guide

Tackle your spring cleaning one room at a time with these tips and checklists. Homes can go through a lot of wear and tear — especially after a busy winter. Keeping up with laundry, dishes, and vacuuming from one week to the next can go a long way to maintaining... more

Here's Why You Need A Babysitter Contract And What To Include

Settling on a written agreement helps to formalize the babysitter-employer relationship, and to make all parties feel clear about each other's expectations. Even if your babysitter only watches your children occasionally, a contract or written agreement can serve as a tool to get you both on the same page, as... more

10 Kid-Friendly Hike And Bike Trails In The Houston Area

Get some fresh air by trekking along one of these family friendly trails. Houston might be known for its massive highways, huge refineries, and sprawling construction, but the area is also home to tons of green spaces. Its hundreds of acres of parks, nature centers, and waterways offer a wide... more

10 Best Houston-Area Playgrounds For Babies And Toddlers

These local play areas are perfect for tots and crawlers. With a rambunctious toddler and a baby girl trying to keep up, our house can get a little crazy. No matter how many couch-cushion obstacle courses I build or hallway races I time, there’s just no substitute for a little... more

10 Spots To Take Outdoor Family Photos In Houston

Get your next favorite family shot at one of these picture-perfect Houston locations. When my son turned 1, we splurged on a photographer to take some family photos. Until then, we had gotten by with blurry smartphone snaps that rarely included all of us at the same time. My baby... more