Tag Archives: sleep

Catching some shut eye


Sleep means different things to different people. There is a lot more to the science of sleep than the oft-discussed night owl vs. morning bird. When there is an infant in the house, the baby typically cries each time you put … Continue reading

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Afternoon couch nappers


It is late afternoon. And in the tropics it means that the sun is blazing away mercilessly. It is that time of the day when the trees hunch their shoulders waiting for a breeze to lift their spirits, when the … Continue reading

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The questions kids ask…


We wake up on most days without an inkling of what our dreams were. However, once in a while, we remember with the greatest clarity the vivid kaleidoscope of our dreams; dreams that switch scenes rather abruptly, the appearance of … Continue reading

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Power nap on a Sunday afternoon = Bliss


We all lead such busy lives, running from one appointment to the other, trying to tick-off items on that never-ending Things-to-do List, then kids and chores, and cooking and what not. Sometimes, by Monday afternoon, I start wishing for the … Continue reading

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Late night flight


Our flight is at 11.50 p.m. We leave home at 9 p.m. to avoid the heavy Friday evening traffic. After check-in and immigration we walk around in the duty free area, looking at beautiful displays of cosmetics. There are chocolates, … Continue reading

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Couch Potato for the day


Today is Sunday. No deadlines to chase, no lists to tick-off (I mean, there are, but they don’t seem important).  The day has started quite well.  My husband & children have made plans to visit the zoo, yet again.  They … Continue reading

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