At five years old I could never stay awake past the first few pages of my book. It often took me several nights to read one book.

I would wake up in the morning to see that the sun was shining, and I would get furious that I, again, missed spending quality time with my mom in the middle of the night. 

OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE BY TIAARA ANDERSON

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 66

“If you need anything, I will just be right over there. You will be able to see me and I can see you. Okay?” 

My mo…

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