Christina Poletto is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. She often writes about design, lifestyle trends, and the illimitable wonders of parenting a child with a rare neurogenetic condition. Christina has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TODAY Show, and assorted lifestyle magazines. Her writing has also appeared in Momtastic and The Mighty. Christina is the recipient of a Parent-Writer Author Fellowship from The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing for 2020 and 2021. She is also the creator of The Spaces That Shape Us, an ongoing visual catalog about the spaces that shape our lives and the stories we tell about them. One day it will be a book, but for now it’s on Instagram @thespacesthatshapeus.