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February 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kym Rice

Kym Rice, Academy at Shawnee Principal, speaks with a student. “I Love Them First.” This Jefferson County Public School principal won’t leave any student behind. By Tiffany White  |  Photo by Kylene White Kym Rice, principal of the Academy at Shawnee, had aspirations of becoming a doctor — until she stepped inside of a classroom. She had just moved out on her own and needed to find a job, so she began substitute teaching in her last year at the University of Louisville and fell in love. “I liked being in different classrooms [...]

By |2022-02-01T11:38:56-05:00February 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

A Tribute to Lara MacGregor

In 2018 as part of our Most Admired Woman winner photo shoots, Lara MacGregor sits among hundreds of scarves — ready to be sent to cancer patients — at the Hope Scarves office in St. Matthews. We are mourning the loss of Hope Scarves founder Lara MacGregor, who died on January 18 from metastatic breast cancer. She was 45. By Tiffany White Lara MacGregor spent her career in nonprofits and fundraising. While she longed to start her own nonprofit, she never dreamed her own cancer journey would be the impetus that made it [...]

By |2022-01-27T13:01:16-05:00February 1, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Digital Exclusives|

The February Issue Is Out!

Jessi and Bilal Powell, former University of Louisville and New York Jets running back, just celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary. With their two children Nya, (7), and Tavis, (9), they have re-settled in Louisville after Bilal's retirement from a successful career with the Jets. The pair reflect on their longevity and their family life in our Love, Sex, and Hormones issue. Styling: Christine Fellingham | Photo: Kylene White | Hair and Makeup: Autumn Sharp In our February issue, love is in the air as we explore the multiple aspects of relationships — the [...]

By |2022-02-01T03:35:33-05:00February 1, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Featured|

Fresh Eats

Improving your eating habits has become easier! These four local restaurants serve up healthy, flavorful superfoods and drinks your tastebuds will love. By Heidi Potter  |  Photos by Kylene White and Melissa Donald CoreLife Eatery offers healthy options such as this Tuna Poke Fire Warm Rice Bowl. You can customize any bowl ingredients to your liking. Southwest Grilled Chicken Bowl. Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts. CoreLife Eatery  |  9365 Viking Center Dr, Louisville, KY, (502) 709-7131  |  1225 Veterans Way, Clarksville IN, (812) 670-5680 With two locations in metro Louisville [...]

By |2022-01-26T18:54:18-05:00January 28, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness|

Modern Family: Back in the Saddle

While encouraging her boys to take up polo, busy mom of three/anchorwoman Jean West decided to saddle up herself. Here, in her debut column, she shares the value of getting off the sidelines as a parent. Introducing our new monthly columnist writing about family issues, Jean West! Jean is an Emmy-award-winning journalist and former WHAS and WAVE anchor and is president of The Rotary Club of Louisville. Read along as Jean tackles important issues in the family and shares about her own experiences raising three boys, who are now grown and happily settled in New [...]

By |2022-01-27T18:57:51-05:00January 27, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

A Calming Drift

Kim Hannan’s turning point came when she realized she hadn’t made her health the top priority. Now, she is embracing a new life of self-care and showing others how to let their stress float away. By Carrie Morrison Shoaf    |  Photos by Kylene White Kim Hannan had a hard choice to make and was at a crossroads at the end of 2017: throw her successful career out the window to build a brand new, unproven vocation in New Albany, Indiana, or uproot her family for a guaranteed lucrative move to Chicago? The Fortune 500 [...]

By |2022-01-26T17:55:21-05:00January 27, 2022|Digital Exclusives, Health & Wellness, Money & Career|
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