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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In contrast, Quiet Time Tales' combination of calm storytelling, charming illustrations and peaceful original songs was developed to address a need for down time in children's lives by relaxing and soothing them during their daily quiet time and at bedtime.
The study compared over a four-month period 51 sixth-grade students who took part in a Quiet Time program with twice-daily practice of Transcendental Meditation to 50 students from a matched control school within the same West Coast urban public school district.
Similar to that of #1, you may setup an activity where they could spend their time during the hours you needed some quiet time. There are many other ways to set distraction, but the most important thing to keep in mind is make sure there's another adult who can look after your kids when you can't focus on what they do to ensure their safety.
Does this mean that few schools commence the day with prayers and quiet time prior to the day's lessons?
Newtown hardly functioned as an attacking force, giving the hosts' Paul Smith a quiet time, while Bangor's other misses included aWard 20-yarder that Jones diverted around a post.
By the time we had our fourth child, we'd pretty much had it with the frenetic animation, crazy sound effects, and loud music that seemingly have become the norm in "children's books," which is why we've since turned to Quiet Time Tales' welcomed combination of calm storytelling, charming illustrations, and peaceful original songs that were developed to address the need for downtime in children's lives.
After Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon, he found a quiet time to read his Bible and pray.
A Queensland hospital has introduced quiet time in a ward and reduced noise levels by half, with patients more than twice as likely to sleep.
The interior work was scheduled around special lab studies to provide "quiet time" while classes were in session.
But more importantly, the process built in a way to acknowledge needs to balance rest and activity in every day, the value of spending quiet time alone and together, and the joy of discovery that happens when reading a story, or better yet, telling stories, across generations.
An Action for Life day begins before breakfast, with a time of silence or 'quiet time'.
Stress Management: "I carve out some quiet time every day, preferably early in the morning, before the day's activities begin.