When I lived in New York City, December was my favorite month. It was bitterly cold and windy and it rarely snowed in December. None of that mattered to me, though because the city got extra [...]

Are You Breathing?

“Are you breathing, mama?” I stared into my daughter’s big, grey eyes as she asked me this and I had to pause. The sound of her voice, the look in her eyes both pulled me into clear focus. Until [...]