"Don't take up a man's time talking about the smartness of you children; he wants to talk to you about the smartness of his children."

What Gabrielle Union learned when her daughter went through a no nap phase



We've all been there. You've got into a rhythm with this new motherhood thing, living your life in three-hour increments and carefully planning your showers, meals and general self-care during nap time.

And then suddenly, nap time stops and you're left wondering how you're supposed to do anything when you've got a baby who won't let you put them down. This is exactly what new mom Gabrielle Union-Wade was dealing with when her daughter Kaavia James, who is almost 5 months old, fell out of her nap habit.

"Kaavia went through a phase of not napping. I was like, 'When do I shower or pee or live?' " Union-Wade says in an interview for the May issue of Parents, People reports. "So I had to get a little comfortable with her crying, which I had not been. And then I took the quickest shower of all time!"

Gabrielle Union-Wade on Instagram: “Perfect Sunday 💖🥰 @kaaviajames”

This is something so many of us can relate to. Many babies go through a phase where they don't want to be put down, regardless of how much mama needs to use the bathroom or shower.

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