Monthly Archives: April 5, 2011

The Meaning Behind Our Bedtime Sayings

Who doesn’t want to know the meanings behind some of these quirky, sleepy sayings? Hit the Hay (or, Hit the Sack)  – Go to bed. In the early 1900s, mattresses were stuffed with straw or hay Also, some people actually did sleep on haystacks in the barn. Mary and Jesus, anyone? Between You, Me and…read more

Body’s Got (A Bad) Back

For years we’ve been told that firm mattresses are better than plush mattresses for bad backs, but that’s actually not true. Experts agree that the best mattress for back pain should allow a spine to cast the same natural curve people experience lying down as they do when they are standing. If a mattress is too…read more