Looking for a quality tips for a good night’s sleep? You will find 5 of them here, ranging from slightly obscure to potentially previously unheard. Similarly, these tips may be incredibly impacting for the troubled sleeper or it may provide at least a brief and informative read. The content includes making salient a few common […]
While it is important to attempt to set a sleep schedule for newborn infants, the kids often have their own notions of how, when, and for how long they will sleep. There are some guidelines available though, that can help parents understand how their child’s sleep patterns will change with age. Newborns will sleep much […]
Keeping children on track is difficult, but it can be especially difficult with special needs children. As we track towards the end of the summer, there are few tips and tricks that can help keep you and your family on track to help adjust to the new school year in September. First is to add […]
We are living in a time when adequate sleep is at an all-time low. The majority of us are not getting enough sleep. Sleep is as important to our health as working out the gym and yet most of us regard nightly shut eye as something we wish we could avoid. Proper amounts of […]
Sleep is an important component of physical and mental health, and so getting a good night’s sleep is very important to maintaining that health. Sleep is the period where our body is resting, as both body and mind are active all day. It is the time where any of the stresses of the day are […]
Many things can affect the quality of our sleep: too much caffeine, addiction to our emails and texts, uncomfortable bed, lack of a regular sleep wake schedule. Many of us are dealing with something more serious…Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is when repeated episodes of partial or complete blockage of the upper airway happen for 10 seconds or longer. This causes you to wake so that breathing can return to normal. These interruptions in sleep can happen many times over the course of a nighttime and greatly reduce the quality of the sleep you are getting.
Narcolepsy is when a person feels very sleepy during the day and falls asleep (not on purpose) during normal activities. This disorder effects 1 out of every 2000 people. It can affect men and women, gender doesn’t seem to make a difference. Symptoms can start to show in childhood.
Narcolepsy can be dangerous. If you have this condition you should be very careful when and if you drive.
Sleep is critical for some body functions and brain activity. Consequently, not sleeping can be harmful. Teenagers tend to have irregular sleep patterns. They like to stay up late and sleep in on the weekends. These irregular patterns mess with your biological clock and hurt the quality of your sleep.
Teens need about 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. Most teens do not get enough sleep.
We rejoice in our child’s growth and development. But are you looking forward to nap time ending? Most of us love that break from parenting. Infants shift from two naps to one and then toddlers shift to no nap at all. Signs for Nap-Time to End: When they do nap you have trouble getting them […]
Dealing with fussy babies is stressful and many new parents are desperate for ways to calm them. It is not easy to tell what causes a baby’s fussiness, especially when you’ve taken care of the essential things like feeding and changing the little one’s diaper. Here are several good tips to help comfort fussy newborns. […]