Dylan Dreyer from 'Today' Opens up about Blessing of Having More Family Time during Quarantine

Rebelander Basilan
May 04, 2020
03:00 P.M.

"Today" show's third-hour co-anchor Dylan Dreyer and her husband Brian Fichera are enjoying spending quality time with their two children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dylan tied the knot with Brian in 2012. The couple share two sons — Calvin, 3, and Oliver, four months on May 2.

In a recent interview with PEOPLE, Dylan, who graduated from Rutgers University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in meteorology, said that they're getting more time together than she ever would've envisioned.

Dylan Dreyer at The IKEA Kitchen presented by Capital One at Pier 94 on October 13, 2019 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

Dylan Dreyer at The IKEA Kitchen presented by Capital One at Pier 94 on October 13, 2019 in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images


"I would say that's the blessing in disguise of all this, just that we get so much family time," she added. "Sometimes it drives you crazy, but for the most part it's been great."

Dylan and Brian have been on the clock 24/7 with Calvin and Oliver as they don't currently have their babysitter. Dylan shared:


"Sometimes you just need a break. With the two kids, we're still adjusting."



Dylan and her husband just keep switching back and forth between which child they're dealing with at the moment. According to her, it's "a reality check" and that it is "a lot of parenting."

As reported by Today, Dylan went on leave in January to welcome Oliver. She revealed that she encountered her own health scare before Brian tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.

Days later, her husband started experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus.



Dylan conceded that she dreaded she was contracting the virus herself in late March. However, it ended up being an awful case of mastitis, an inflammation of breast tissue.

She shared that one night she woke up feeling ill. But then she went on antibiotics, and she was thoroughly fine.


Days later, her husband started experiencing symptoms of the novel coronavirus. He promptly isolated himself in the room of Calvin, leaving Dylan to take care of their children without anyone else.

Fortunately, the entire family is now finally on the mend. Dylan will be coming back to "Today" next week, as reported by Today.

Dylan and Brian first crossed paths when they both worked at the WHDH station in Boston, Massachusetts. The couple welcomed Oliver on January 3.

Big brother Calvin, who was born in December 2016, couldn't get enough of the newest member of their family. He has been a trooper with regard to figuring out the family of four's new daily schedule.

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