So while this is not exactly about sleep, as a sleep consultant I always recommend incorporating some form of regular exercise into our lives. But what if you’re not a natural exerciser and even the thought of pounding on a treadmill leaves you breathless? Why not try out an exercise class which I,
Summer is almost over – no more late nights. If your little cherub is back at school already you may have struggled this week with bedtimes. Even the most routine-led parent loosens the reigns somewhat over the summer holidays. Late afternoon outings, long bright summer evenings and relaxed bedtimes are what summer holidays are all about.
The rollercoaster weather changes at the moment can affect our, and our child’s sleep significantly. As we enter another warm spell, here are some tips to help keep cool for sleep.
Temperature of the bedroom:
The ideal temperature of the bedroom should be 18 degrees. However in the heat,
Maryanne visited the Yahoo! office in London for a live Facebook Sleep Q&A session.
Despite coinciding with the England football match, there were lots of people posting questions about their own, or their child’s sleep problems.
We answered as many as possible so if you have a sleep issue yourself,
Go to sleep! When light nights mess with your child’s bedtime routine
The complete guide to getting your children into a good bedtime routine – even when the sun is shining.
‘But it’s still light outside!’ ‘Can I have one more cuddle?’ ‘I’m scared!’
We answered questions from Top Sante readers about various sleep issues. One reader is waking up very early in the morning and struggles to get back to sleep, another has started snoring, and someone finds it difficult to keep cool at night which disturbs her sleep.
If any of these sound familiar,
Maryanne visited the Huffington Post office in London for a live Facebook Q&A session.
What a big success, with loads of questions from parents of babies, toddlers, and older children.
Have a listen and glean some useful tips and suggestions. Looking forward to the follow-up.
Anyone with a teenager (or pre-teen…) at home will be well versed in the ‘get off your phone!’ mantra. It’s an epidemic amongst these guys – whatsapp, Instagram, snapchat…words we had never even heard of just a few years ago. Contrary to what my own teen thinks, I will admit that it’s not all negative.
You know how it is… we wait all winter for the hour change, bringing us brighter mornings and evenings, and the promise of warmer weather on the way, but on the flip side, it can also bring sleep disruption for children (and adults too, for that matter), in the form of stressful bedtimes,
Sleep deprivation is not just about ‘feeling tired’. It can also cause serious problems in both personal life and in the workplace.
Modern lifestyles are often defined by long working hours, continuous use of mobile technology, and the need to function across different time zones. All of these are significant contributors to sleep problems,