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Will Halloween Sugar High Keep Your Kid Up All Night?

October 26, 2015
girl eating chocolate

Who doesn’t secretly look forward to the free pass to eat endless candy on Halloween? But if you’re a parent, your excitement about the approaching holiday is probably mixed with a sense of dread that has nothing to do with encroaching zombies, Minions, and pizza rats. We’re talking about the infamous sugar high rush that you Read More »

Is “8 Hours Per Night” a Myth?

October 14, 2015
alarm clock and bed

It can be a little unsettling when you realize that we spend a solid third of our lives unconscious. So, how much sleep do we need and do we truly need to sleep for a third of our time on this planet? Well, that’s what we’ve been told.  To sleep eight hours for optimal energy levels, stress management, immunity, and recovery from exercise.  But then, Read More »

5 Foods That Help You Sleep

October 6, 2015
chamomile tea

  You can often find me quoting Shakespeare right before bed. Usually my own version of Hamlet that goes something like: To eat or not to eat? Don’t know about you but I get an awful case of munchies before bed. Sometimes my choices do not agree with me and keep me up at night Read More »

Night Owls vs Early Risers: Who’s More Productive?

October 1, 2015
moon in the sky

We all agree sleep is important and know that solid, deep sleep is absolutely essential for healthy hormones, immunity, happiness and even a sense of humor. Conventional wisdom calls for eight hours of sleep but reality but does it matter when you sleep. Eight hours is eight hours, isn’t it? Well, not quite. A small body of research suggests if you Read More »