GEMs Of Beauty:
Bathtime Is Your Time
Earlier this year, when I thought we’d have to be moving, my son and I started scoping out apartments in NYC. This was not fun. The rents were ridiculous, and the realtors acted like they were doing you a favor by even letting you in the door. At one newly renovated closet, the bathroom was sized for a Munchkin.
“Where’s the bathtub?” my son asked the realtor.
He rolled his eyes. “No one takes baths anymore.”
“I do,” said my son.
“I do, too,” I added as I gently tugged him out of there.
“What a dump,” said my smart boy on the way out.
“Totally. And anyone who says people don’t take baths just doesn’t want to spend the money to put in a tub.”
Really, who wants to live without access to a long, hot, soothing soak? Filling the tub with an oil or bubbles that smell wonderful, easing yourself into the water, and feeling your body relax after a long day is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and help get a good night’s sleep. Here are some of the best: