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Family Affair

Step inside the busy life of Salon Arcuro's owner Adam Awtrey and his four amazing kids.

Adam Awtrey is the owner and artistic director at Salon Arcaro and single dad to four kids, Sophia, Andrew, Austin and Selina. We (barely) caught up with him to ask how in the world he squeezes so much into his days. Hold on tight, here we go…

6:00 a.m. - Up and at ‘em. Adam and the kids rise and shine early.

6:30 a.m. - Sophia feeds the dogs on weekdays and Adam handles the duty on weekends. The kids make their own breakfast most weekdays, with Adam as short order cook for bacon, biscuits and eggs to order on weekends for the kids and any overnight friends. While Adam works at the salon six and sometimes seven days a week, carving out this time is a priority.

10:00 a.m. - Sunday and Monday are meal prep days for Adam. He usually prepares three or four items for snacking and two or three dinners. “We get a dinner at least once a week out, like Marlow’s,” says Adam.

3:30 p.m. - After school, the kids have tutors and Austin is getting ready for college prep, studying for the SAT and the ACT. Sophia is a manager for the wrestling team at Lassiter and she also does all the filming for all Lassiter lacrosse, which is boys and girls JV and varsity. Adam’s oldest daughter Selina is looking for a position with a law firm.

6:30 p.m. - Andrew has games Monday and Thursday, so dinner is often a la carte at home, followed by homework.

10:00 p.m. - Lights out. Sleep is nectar.

Adam says, "I am very proud of all my children, how much they do for me and how much they do for themselves. As a salon owner with 10 stylists plus nine assistants, they all make it happen.”