Sleep Journal

November 7, 2018

Great Sleep = Healthy Body — And Don’t Forget the Chicken Soup!

  During this busy, wonderful holiday season, we sometimes let things like getting enough sleep and proper nutrition slide – which makes us vulnerable to getting […]
January 13, 2018

National Milk Day Was January 11th – Enhance Sleep With Dairy Milk or Its Many Healthy Alternatives

January 11th is National Milk Day, a tribute to when milk — which has long been thought to have sleep-inducing properties – began being delivered in […]
January 4, 2018
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Safety First – It’s National Bath Safety Month – Then Enhance Your Child’s Bath With Healthful Additives

Bathing raises body temperature slightly, and when you get out of the tub, the rapid cool down mimics the natural temperature drop the brain triggers as it prepares […]
December 23, 2017
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If Your Child Is Having Trouble Sleeping During the Holidays, Yoga Nidra Can Help

With the holidays and school breaks, children can get pretty hyped up. Parties and extra sweets, the excitement of holiday rituals like those around Hanukkah and […]
December 9, 2017
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Technology Doesn’t Have To Affect Kids’ Sleep — So Take Advantage Of Apple’s Free Kids Classes

Kids love technology — and Apple technology is among the best. It seems Apple loves kids, too — they’re offering free one-hour classes called “Kids Hours.” […]
November 18, 2017
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Thanksgiving – A Time to Slow Down, Gather Among Friends and Family, and Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it’s a time when we disconnect from our busy lives, reconnect with friends and family, and break bread. […]
November 14, 2017

ZZZ Bear’s Sgt. Sleeptight

As The Baby Sleep Whisper and an expert on everything sleep hygiene related, I love it when I come across wonderful products that not only work […]
November 13, 2017

A Full Moon Can Disrupt Your Sleep

A full moon can leave adults and children alike feeling a bit out of sorts. While research varies, there are studies that confirm the effects of this phase of […]
November 10, 2017

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you’re wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body’s circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed […]
November 9, 2017

Early School Start Times Lead to Chronic Overtiredness In Adolescents

by Lauren Yelvington, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant If your teens are pushing back when you try to get them to bed at a reasonable hour, they’re not being defiant. […]