quiet time


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quiet time

1. The time between measurable events, e.g., in respiratory care, the time between inspiration and expiration.
2. A time of silent reflection, thought, or prayer.
See also: time
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We now have some reliable evidence that taking a few measures for quiet time shows patients will sleep in the middle of the day.
Ms Waugh said: "Parents get upset if the babies miss the quiet time now.
From putting away toys at the end of a day to reading a story and snuggling with mom, Lullaby Time features familiar and recognizable quiet time rituals, as well as objects with repetitive motion and calming images, such as fluffy clouds slowly drifting overhead, bubbles quietly dancing through the air and ocean waves gently rolling ashore.
Repositioning the diaper bag on my shoulder, I mentally checked off the things I had packed that I hoped would buy me 20 minutes of quiet time from my toddler.
John Dunlop has had a quiet time of things this season by his own high standards but in the shape of Wid he looks to have a fair tool on his hands.
They went and spent some quiet time there and laid some flowers.
Funded by Scottish Enterprise Borders (SEB), with support from the Scottish Borders Tourist Board, the event was initiated in 2000 to boost tourism business at a traditionally quiet time of the year.
Because the call to honesty came to me in the quiet time, I have been able to experience not only the challenge but also the blessing.
In fact, it seems that once inside their apartments, New Yorkers become highly attuned to any noise that might disrupt their quiet time.
With needs and expectations such as these," she said, "it is not surprising and very understandable that many people feel resentful about the presence of children during their weekly quiet time.
He added that coming to market in a quiet time can be a good thing, both for company visibility and for getting good distribution of the new stock.
Have a quiet time each day to dedicate to reading - just 10 minutes is long enough for most youngsters.