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This Halloween, Get Rid of the Monsters Under the Bed

Halloween costumes

This Halloween, after your kids come down from their sugar high, they’re bound to here plenty of ghost stories on Halloween night. When they finally settle in for the night, they’ll be guaranteed to find monsters under the bed, which can be hard to explain, and cause you to lose sleep as well as them. This Halloween, let’s find a way to eliminate the monsters in question for once and for all so that you and them can sleep soundly on your foam latex mattresses tonight.

Daylight Savings and Sleep: Facts You Didn’t Know

daylight savings

It’s almost that time of year again, spring ahead, fall behind. Before you hit your foam latex mattress on next Saturday night don’t forget to change your clocks an hour behind. Daylight savings officially commences on Sunday November 4th. For such a big part of our lives, few people actually know much about daylight savings time. Daylight savings can even have an affect on your sleep and therefore can affect your performance during the day. Let’s go over some interesting facts provided by the U.S. News and Health about daylight savings that may very well take you by surprise.

How to Sleep Through Frankenstorm

burned out student

With the strangest hurricane / blizzard / storm, dubbed “Frankenstorm” taking the east coast by surprise this Halloween, it’s only fitting to discuss how to sleep through a big storm. While rain alone can be a soothing way to get to sleep at night on your latex foam mattress, usually thunder, lightning and everything frightening can be quite a disturbance. These tips can be helpful not only for you, but for your little ones who may be even more afraid of a little weather disturbance than you.

Busting the Myth: Sleeping with Wet Hair

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For years and years, my mother and grandmother have been telling me, “make sure you dry your hair before you go to sleep, you’ll catch a cold if you go to bed with wet hair.” For most of those years, I’ve often wondered if this was actually true or if it was just an old wives tale. I actually prefer going to bed with a wet head, that way in the morning, I can quickly style my hair without having to damage it by using the blow dryer. Let’s bust this myth open and find out if sleeping on your foam latex mattress with a wet head is actually dangerous or a myth gone too far.

Organize the Bedroom Without Destroying Your Sanity

In today’s world, it seems we have steps and “how tos” for almost all areas of life. How to get a foot in the door to a new job, how to talk to your kids about touchy issues, but one area where we can sometimes be left in the dark is when it comes to the bedroom. Learning how to organize the bedroom may seem trivial, but this task can help you live a much more calm and focused life. By eliminating the stress of a messy room, you could eliminate a lot more problems than you think.

Plant Therapy: How Plants Can Help You Sleep Better

 

Jasmine

When one thinks of natural ways to sleep better, usually the first thoughts to come into mind have to do with an all natural mattress, or natural sleeping aids. While these options are very important and crucial to the sleeping cycle, there is another option that might get overlooked. This option is plant therapy. It may sound a little strange, but there are certain plants out there that can actually help a person sleep better when placed in their bedroom at night. Want to know what plants are best suited for sleep? Let’s find out.

25 Facts You Didn’t Know About Sleep

Think you know all there is to know about sleep? Think again. Everyday, scientists find out interesting and unique things about the human sleep cycle. Check out the facts you didn’t know about sleep patterns and who knows, they might even help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer on your foam mattress tonight!

The 10 Best Ways to Wake Up Feeling Refreshed Tomorrow Morning

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Many mornings when we wake up, it often seems that no matter how much sleep we get, it’s impossible to feel refreshed. A lot of that has to do with the way you’re sleeping each night. Besides a good latex mattress, there are quite a few new tips you can follow to wake up feeling refreshed and your absolute best tomorrow morning.

Learn How a Good Night’s Sleep Can Help Prevent the Common Cold

nontoxic mattress

We’ve officially said goodbye to summer and are in the thick of the autumn season. With the changing of the leaves, comes unfortunately, the fall bugs, mainly, the common cold. While we all suffer from this nuisance of a sickness, there’s not much that ever seems to work to prevent the common cold – until now that is. Scientists have found that getting a good night of sleep can actually help to prevent the common cold. While of course there are many factors to help prevent it, it’s a revolutionary idea and one that could have you sleeping better at night and waking up without the sniffles in the morning. Let’s learn how getting a good night sleep on your botanical mattress could prevent you from getting sick.

Trick or Treat: Why Halloween Candy and Sleep Don’t Mix

Halloween

Halloween is a mere twenty days away and while for the kids across the world, this is seen as a great thing, for many parents, it’s a time of year they hope will pass quickly. Besides costumes and parties and tricks, the most beloved part of every kid’s perfect Halloween is of course, the Halloween candy. While it’s all well and good to pig out on October 31st, it’s important to limit your children’s intake of candy for the month of October for more reasons than one. While the obvious rotting of your children’s teeth is seemingly obvious, the affect candy has on their sleep might slip your mind. It’s important to know why candy so negatively impacts a child’s sleeping pattern so that this October, you won’t be running around into the wee hours of the morning with your sleep deprived kid.