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Nocturnal Boy

One of my neighbour, a one year old boy, is a nocturnal boy. He stays awake up to almost midnight very often. I often wake up at night and hearing his voice playing with his mom or grandparents. 'The best' record was he stayed awake until 1 a.m. How come? Doesn't he take a rest during the day?Yes, he does. This boy sleeps once in the morning and once in the afternoon. He's been taken care by his nanny as his mom is a working mother who works until at least 7 p.m everyday except on Sundays.In the morning this boy wakes up at 'normal' time. He takes a shower, has breakfast and waves his mom goodbye before playing with his nanny. At 9 or 10 a.m he sleeps again. I can hear his nanny cleaning the house while he's sleeping. At around noon he usually wakes up and stays awake for hours until he sleeps again and wakes up again at 4 or 5 p.m. After that he will be playing with his big sister and grannies, having dinner and stays awake until his mom comes home. I some…

The Imperfect Life

I was chatting with a friend a few days ago when she began to tell me that her husband is a quite man. I started to tell her about my husband as well. "I talk more often with my sons than to my husband," I said.Then she said, "Well, that's life. Real marriage is not like the one on TV series nor novel."I couldn't agree more.Throw back to some years ago. One day I was told a beautiful story about how life is shown to us in different ways. In that story, the hero is a man who ran in the rain, got wet just to buy a snack for his wife. He seemed in a hurry he didn't even bring his rain coat. The heavy rain difficults his steps.He ran in the rain to reach to a small snack stall. He bought something and then ran again in the rain. People who might had seen him might saw in in pity. They might think how unlucky that man being caught in the rain. But, the man was smiling happily. He, in fact, was buying his wife some snacks she liked so much. She was pregnant a…