Perrin Melaniphy

Perrin lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband Bill, their two dogs and one cat. She went to TCU in Fort Worth, TX (Go Frogs!) where she graduated with a major in English. Perrin works full time in an accounting position but in her free time, when she's not writing blogs for Take Command Health, she loves to curl up with a good book or test out new recipes in the kitchen.

Recent Posts

Financing a Family: How to pay for IVF

March 22, 2017 Perrin Melaniphy Mom Hacks

After three years of failed fertility treatments, my husband and I went in for a consultation with our doctor to talk about “the next steps.” We already had a vague idea of what he was going to…

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Winter is coming. And so is the flu.

November 23, 2016 Perrin Melaniphy Mom Hacks

According to, 111 million work days are lost every year because of the flu. Aches, fever, headache, fatigue, cough, and a runny nose also come with the flu. The worst part? There is little…

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On the Rise: Obamacare and Premium Costs

Obamacare is making headlines these days, and all eyes are on the big price increases for premiums in 2017. With the impending election and open enrollment in full swing, it's no wonder this is…

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Here's why COBRA might not be your best option

Steve, a 50-something attorney with a Fortune 500 company, found himself leaving the business world after many years to strike out on his own. He didn't know where his path might lead, but with a…

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