Tag Archives: Christmas

Providing a Comfortable Guest Bed for the Holidays

Do you have family coming in from out of town for the holidays? Worried that your guest bed resembles some sort of medieval torture device?  There’s more than one great way to make this room as comfortable as possible for your treasured guests. These steps will have you off to a great start.

Santa’s Coming! Helping Kids Sleep on Christmas Eve

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When I was a kid, Christmas Eve was always a sleepless night. I’d lie there imagining my presents, trying to get inside Santa’s head: Was I good enough for a bicycle? Could Santa afford that this year? Maybe I’ll get a Nintendo because I put it on my list three times! Or, oh no, maybe that annoyed Santa! I knew the sooner I fell asleep, the sooner Christmas would come. But hard as I tried, squeezing my eyes shut, burying my head in my pillow, it just never happened. Then, of course, I’d spend Christmas Day in a torpor, opening my gifts with bleary eyes and, eventually, falling asleep amidst a forest of wrapping paper. If only I’d had some tricks for falling asleep! Here are some ideas for your over-excited Christmas tot.