In the spirit of love and unity, Mami, my sister, and I decided to spend quality time and take a vacation — together. And my one-year-old niece, who is attached to her mother’s breast, literally. Three generations. Our destination: Miami, Florida. Our goal: female family bonding and, for my sister and I, a killer beach tan. Mami runs from the sun, as she fears wrinkles, and experiences dizziness when dipping her toes in water.
It’s as if she were raised in Siberia rather than the Dominican Republic.
Needless to say, the trip wasn’t easy. There were often times when I wanted to jump in the ocean and swim back to NYC. Since I can only float for a few seconds, I decided to stay put and work through the highs and lows instead.
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