Work-Life

PARENT TO KNOW: Carrie Tucker

Carrie Tucker is a family nurse practitioner and mom of two boys, ages 5 and 2. When the pandemic hit, she and her mom wanted a fun project to do at home, so they started making cosmetic bags in the…

Editor's Note (August 2021): Re-Entry Anxiety

I’ve spent most of my adult life pretending to be an extrovert in public, but at my core I’m a solitude-craving, journal-keeping, book-loving introvert. As a writer I spend so much time inside my head and behind my computer. Yet…

PARENTS TO KNOW: Drs. Joya and Drew Lyons

Drs. Joya and Drew Lyons are spouses and owners of Smile Savvy and Cosmetic Dentistry, the state’s only cosmetic dentistry practice owned by a Black couple. The Lyonses are also parents to 7-year-old Brielle and 2-year-old Trace, who was born…

In Step With...Aarthi of Magpies

We sat down with Aarthi of the mother-daughter duo behind Magpies to learn more about their pop-up bakery.   You may know Aarthi and Addy from: Magpies, their bakery that pops up around town at farmer’s markets. The name is…

Parent to Know: Jenna Enoch

Jenna Enoch’s mornings typically begin at 2 a.m., when she heads to her post at Spectrum News to report the day’s headlines from 5 to 9 a.m. After her workday wraps at noon, she goes home for her “second shift”…

MOM WE LOVE: Shannon Spake

Between hosting NASCAR race coverage for Fox Sports, anchoring the daily NASCAR show RACE HUB for FSI, and interviewing NFL players for FOX on Sunday afternoons, Shannon Spake knows how to juggle. She and her husband Jerry McSorley are parents…