Category Archives: Sleep Aids

On a Sugar Rush: How to Suppress Bedtime Snacking

We’ve all been guilty of it; sometimes after you’re settled into bed for the night, you get that craving for something sweet. Before you know it, you’re downstairs in the pantry closet rummaging for anything to satisfy your taste buds. Less than 30 minutes later, you’re laying awake cursing that Entenmann’s crumb cake as it rumbles in your stomach. The debate on eating before bed has always been a hot topic, so let’s go over why eating so close to bedtime isn’t always the best idea.

Cool Dreams: Solutions for Sweat-Free Sleep This Summer

The first week of summer has arrived and along with the sand and sun, it’s also brought quite the heat wave.  While basking in the sun’s rays feel glorious during a dip in the pool, the sweaty heat of the day doesn’t always translate well into your bed at night.  In the upcoming months, many of you will be asking: What’s the best way to beat the heat and get a good night’s sleep?

Keeping the Pets off Your Bed: Why Your Pooch and Your Pillows Shouldn’t Mix

To many of us, our dogs are considered part of the family. We take them on vacation, we buy them adorable clothes at Target, and we basically spoil them as we would our own children. But there’s one place that they simply don’t belong, and that’s our beds. While it’s hard to be immune to the literal puppy dog eyes they emit like kryptonite as they curl up on the down comforter and latex mattress, there have to be limits, and your bed should be one of them. Let’s talk about ways to keep the pets off your bed.