Posts By: Elizabeth Walsh

An Education in Sleep

RESEARCH HAS DEMONSTRATED that sleep is vitally important for everyone, much more so than previously thought, and especially for children. Sufficient sleep is critical to children’s growth and development, affecting their immune systems, learning, safety—just about everything that has a bearing on their overall well-being.   Sleep guidelines The National Sleep Foundation recently issued new…read more

34 Healthy Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

When it comes to breakfast, the options are endless. Pancakes or waffles? Bacon and eggs? Muffin, followed by a pastry? So why limit chowing down on delicious breakfast foods to the morning hours? Here are 34 healthier snack options to keep filling those breakfast food cravings all month long. Better Breakfast Snacks 1. Avocado Toast…read more

Are You Sleeping Too Much?

You’re groggy, dizzy even. You can’t see straight and you sure as hell can’t keep your eyes (or your mind) focused on the screen in front of you. And you’re pretty sure your boss has noticed. You want to assure her that you’re not drunk and you got enough sleep. In fact, you got more…read more

7 Tips on How to Nap Like a Pro

Countless adults are short on sleep, and naps are a great way to make up for some of those lost winks – not that you shouldn’t focus on getting better quality sleep at night! Unfortunately, for many of us, napping is no longer as easy as passing out on a mat on the classroom floor…read more

The Smell of Sleep: How to Use Aromatherapy At Bedtime

Although the idea of using aromatherapy might seem a little off base, research has started to support the concept in recent years based on scientific findings. Difficulty with sleeping has become one of the most pervasive complaints in modern society besides weight gain, so studies have begun to search for new ways to help people…read more

30 Perfect Pairs Of Pajamas For Your Next Netflix Marathon

You should never need an excuse to get cozy. We all have those weeks that wear us down and leave us needing a weekend of total hibernation. Trust us, we get it, and we’ll never judge it. Cozy is your right. But, just because you plan on spending the entire weekend binge-watching everything and anything…read more

Quick Tips for Organizing Bedrooms

1. Opt for Storage Under the Bed Get more mileage out of the horizontal space in your bedroom with sliding or rolling under bed storage bins. It’s a great extension of your closet, allowing you to rotate your seasonal items or even store bigger, bulkier items like backpacks, purses and blankets. Plus, the storage hidden…read more

9 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster

If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you’re not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 million Americans suffer from long-term sleep disorders. Missing sleep is nothing to yawn about….read more