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A Day in the Life of Antoinette Oesterlin

By |2018-08-03T14:45:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|A Day in the Life|

A Day in the Life of Antoinette Oesterlin Antoinette Oesterlin is a curriculum designer for an online college. She and her husband, Fabian, have two children, Kennedy (4) and Adrian (15 months). Morning 5:30 a.m. I am not a morning person in any sense, but in order to maximize my day and keep things running, [...]

A Day in the Life of Tarcha Rentz

By |2018-06-01T18:01:39+00:00June 1st, 2018|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Photo by Nytrell Greenlee Tarcha Rentz works for the Children’s Home Society of Florida and is the director of Howard Bishop Middle School A Community Partnership School. She is a lifelong resident of Alachua County. She and her husband, Ishmael, have two children, Ieve (11) and Ian (13). Morning 5 a.m. The alarm on the [...]

A Day in the Life of Jeanna Mastrodicasa

By |2018-04-02T15:51:16+00:00April 2nd, 2018|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Jeanna Mastrodicasa is the associate vice president of operations at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. She and her husband, Clay Sweger, have 8-year-old twin girls, Scarlett and Savannah. 5:30 a.m. The alarm goes off and I get up to let Peaches the dachshund out. Then I read the paper, make [...]

A Day in the Life of Mike Calsam

By |2018-02-05T18:57:49+00:00February 5th, 2018|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Photo by Patricia Bishop Photography Mike Calsam is the co-president of J. E. Decker Construction Group and lifelong resident of Alachua County. He and his wife Justine have two young boys, Nolan (6) and Wyatt (3). Morning 5:30 a.m. Our morning starts, and my wife and I get moving. She takes a shower and starts [...]

A Day in the Life of Miguel Miranda

By |2017-11-30T20:10:21+00:00November 30th, 2017|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Miguel Miranda is the owner of Hobbytown USA. He and his wife, Kathy, have three children, Jared Austin (16), Grace Riley (11), and Addison Rose (6). 6 a.m. My alarm goes off and it is time to wake up the girls. Well, for the first time at least. 6:10 a.m. Take a shower while mentally [...]

A Day in the Life of Kristen Cooper

By |2017-10-02T19:51:15+00:00October 2nd, 2017|A Day in the Life, Articles|

Photo by Caryn Ruano at B Original Art and Photography Kristen Cooper is co-owner of Spain & Cooper Homes. She and her husband, Mike, have one son, Colton (4 ½). 6:15 a.m. Hear my husband, Mike, leaving for work and pretend to keep sleeping, knowing that I need to enjoy these last few minutes of [...]

Power Parent: Stacie Allen

By |2017-03-21T16:09:26+00:00February 6th, 2017|A Day in the Life, Articles|

Photos by Sincerely Gone Photography Program Director, UF Health ShandsCair/ARNP Wife to CHRISTOPHER, mommy to STEPSONS Todd (23) AND Thomas “Blake” (21), AND DAUGHTERS Camden Leigh (7) and Tristyn Mackenzie (5) To say that a typical day for Staccie Allen is busy would be a vast understatement. Aside from being the program director for the ShandsCair [...]

Power Parent: Tony Espetia

By |2017-03-21T16:09:29+00:00October 4th, 2016|A Day in the Life, Articles|

Photos by Sincerely Gone Photography Realtor for Coldwell Banker M.M. Parrish and Oakmont Barry Bullard Sales Team Husband to Rachel Dad to Ethan, Ashton and Arden Maintaining a healthy balance between work and family can be tough, but Tony Espetia learned early on from his own parents that a strong work ethic is the key to balancing the two. He may have to stay up well after his [...]

Power Parent: Brent Henderson

By |2016-08-17T15:54:39+00:00August 17th, 2016|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Florida Husband to Valerie Lopez Henderson (wife of 16 years and pharmacist at the VA Hospital) Dad to Elijah (12) and Ethan (9) Life for Brent Henderson is definitely busy. Between his work as a professor at UF, his participation in his church and his many other activities, keeping up with home life and work life [...]

Hottie Dads 2016: Matt Deprospero

By |2017-03-21T16:09:30+00:00June 1st, 2016|A Day in the Life, Articles, Life|

Matt Deprospero Systems Administrator at UFit Dad to Jared, 7, and Joel,3 What is the best part about being a dad? The best part about being a dad is waking up every morning to smiling faces. Do you have any special “dad” routines? I have secret handshakes with both of my boys. What is your most [...]