Juggling act Parenting is often a thankless job — with or without a global pandemic. These six Charlotte moms take it all in stride and make managing kids and careers look effortless. Bold standard Artist Lauren Reddick’s south Charlotte home is a quirky mix of color, pattern and texture, filled with vintage finds and original works of art. Reel house Movie buffs grieved when the Manor Theatre shuttered after 73 years. Charlotte Film Society’s new three-screen theater will give indie films a forever home in the Queen City. From the Current Issue People Style CLOSET CRUSH: Davis Ligon Dentist Davis Ligon’s classic cool closet Home + Garden True blue Designer Inna Kovalinskiy creates a relaxed, inviting space to showcase vintage WWII memorabilia. People Burning bright Pretty Honest Candles founder Andrea Richter turned a crafty hobby into a flourishing business. People Craving calm Cristina Wilson created Mood House to make it easy for others to carve out time for self-care. People Makeup mavens Swan Beauty co-founders Leigh Humphrey and Lindsey Regan Thorne create a personalized way to shop for beauty products. Home + Garden Fitting in What to do with Aunt Louise’s heirloom rose People Building a village Foster Village provides a much-needed community for foster parents in Charlotte. People The Arts Found magic For Shannon Whitworth, the muse lives and breathes in the mountains of Brevard. Entertainment May books Notable new releases People Well + wise: The struggle IS real Let’s normalize talking about mental health.