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Three Day Sleep Binge: Reset. Reboost. Recharge.

  Did you know that sleeping in over the course of just three days can actually help you “catch up” on sleep? We know that weekends are the ideal time to catch up some Z’s but many don’t always have the time. Afterall, those chores we avoid Monday through Friday suddenly seem impossible to ignore by the time Saturday morning rolls around. By adding just a few hours each morning, you’ll be able to get your sleep cycle back on track. Keep reading to see our best weekend sleep binge tips! For just one weekend, keep it lowkey. As tempting as it may be to go out and party into the wee hours of Saturday morning, aim to be in...

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Common Children's Sleep Problems

  For children, sleep is critical for their growth and development. They need a consistent bedtime schedule. Each age group has a specific set of hours that is ideal for their age. Preschoolers need 10 to 13 hours of sleep per night, while grade-school children need 9 to 11 hours of sleep.   However, even with the best sleep schedule, a number of children may still develop sleep problems, which interrupt the normal routine, making it difficult to get things back on track. The good news is that many of these nighttime issues are developmentally related, meaning they will disappear as a child grows. That doesn’t mean that some of the situations aren’t a little tougher than others. Some may...

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Bedroom Colors and Sleep

Did you know that paint color and just about every color in your bedroom may be impacting your sleep? Whether that’s for the better or worse, keep reading to find out. The color of the bedroom walls themselves not only have an impact on the look of the space, but it can also affect the way your bedroom makes you feel. There are two color groups that people often thing of; cool colors, which bring you into yourself and warm colors, which are typically more stimulating and promote more communication and creativity.  For creating a calm and peaceful bedroom space, cool colors are the best to choose from. But which cool color is the best? According to a survey by...

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What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You?

What Does Your Sleeping Position Say About You? We spend so much of our time in the bedroom so that our bodies can relax and reboot. From our previous articles, we learned that the way we sleep may impact our health and sleep quality but, what does your sleep position say about you? It may be hard to believe but your sleep position can say a lot about your personality. Many sleepers shift sleeping positions throughout the night, however when it comes to the position you sleep in, the one that you favor says the most. This is because the way in which we sleep is something we do while we are unconscious, making it the most honest expression of...

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Benefits of Reading to Children Before Sleep

Benefits of Reading to Children Before Bed Reading to young children may have many benefits and advantages. Reading to children frequently may stimulate their development. It is shown to give kids a bit of a jump when they reach school. When you read to children, it helps promote their motor skills, by learning to page turn as well as improving their memory, emotional, and social development. Many studies indicate that children who are read to beginning at an early age have better language development compared to peers who are not read to. When you read to a child, it creates quality time which furthers the social bonding between parents and their children. In these special moments between a parent and...

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