Robyn Burnett


Born and raised in Toronto, educated in Vancouver and now enjoying Calgary, Robyn is a freelance writer with a graphics, editorial and training background. She is the author of four non-fiction books and has written screenplays and film treatments for Shadow Shows, Edge Entertainment, Reel Pictures & Phoenix Film with her husband. She has contributed articles for numerous print and online publications including FOODTV, HGTV,, WNetwork, Momtastic, the Calgary Herald subsidiaries and Avenue Magazine. She started on the editorial side with SavvyMom and loves being a regular contributing writer for Calgary.

Calgary’s Best Family Campsites

By Robyn Burnett / April 18, 2019

Summer just isn’t the same if you haven’t had the chance to pitch a tent, glory at the stars in the sky or simply sit by the campfire as a family. The best part? These family-friendly campsites are all “mom approved”.

Family Festivals Happening in Calgary This Weekend

By Robyn Burnett / August 6, 2018

Here are some great ways to make some memories this weekend at these free (or cheap) family fests that the kids will love.

Here’s Where to Go in Calgary to Teach Your Kids to Safely Ride a Bike

By Robyn Burnett / July 18, 2018

If you’ve ever googled ‘how to ride a bike’ before attempting to teach your little one, you may want to check Safer Cycling Calgary first. The step-by-step approach to bike riding and safety skills is a great one for kids and parents alike.

Panda Passage at the Calgary Zoo: 7 Cool Facts

By Robyn Burnett / May 9, 2018

After a greatly anticipated, five-year wait, the pandas have arrived at the Calgary Zoo! To celebrate their arrival, here are some fun and cool facts to share with your kids before you go.

Dinner’s Ready! Our Favourite Meal-Prep & Planning Spot for Healthy Meals

By Robyn Burnett / February 13, 2018

What if you could try out some new family recipes, stock up your freezer (read: no frantic meal prep), and do it without hitting the grocery store in advance? Even better, bring some friends along for the culinary fun?

Granary Road: An Awesome Family Outing in Calgary

By Robyn Burnett / July 12, 2017

An exciting new family entertainment, dining and market experience has arrived in Calgary. With a gourmet farmer’s market, delicious dining options and an incredible park all in one location, Granary Road is sure to impress.

Need Healthy, Prepared Meals to Go? Check Out FitKitchen

By Robyn Burnett / June 14, 2017

With all the activity that comes with summer, moms deserve a vacation from cooking every now and again. Which is why I’m a fan of FitKitchen.

The Best Calgary Summer Day Camps

By Robyn Burnett / March 7, 2017

From the arts to science, dance to martial arts, there’s something here to suit every kid. Read on to see our picks for the best day camps in and around Calgary this summer.

Family Day Weekend Events in Calgary

Family Day Weekend Events in Calgary

By Robyn Burnett / February 16, 2017

The best family and kid-friendly events on in Calgary this Family Day weekend.

The Errand Angel

By Robyn Burnett / January 12, 2017

When errands become erratic, call on Errands on Me in Airdrie in order to bring some sanity back to your schedule. This errand service will get things done and get you back on track.