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sleep

Why Screentime and Sleep Don’t Mix

As you head into 2019,  make sure you put “get enough sleep” on your family’s new year’s resolutions list. One way to do this is to cut back on screen time before bedtime. The National Sleep Foundation’s 2011 Sleep in America Poll found that 63 percent of Americans are not getting enough sleep during the […]

The Simplest Cure for Fatigue

The answer when you just want to simplify things.

5 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed

Sleep deprivation is an epidemic. It contributes to obesity, depression, heart disease and overall bitchiness. It is not just our busy schedules preventing us from getting enough shut eye. Even when we go to bed at a reasonable time, many of us cannot fall asleep. Often we are self-sabatoging with terrible habits. Here are the […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep? Find Out Here.

Sleep is a critical component to a healthy lifestyle, and yet, I can almost guarantee you are not getting enough of it. Busy schedules, on demand TV viewing, incessant electronic communication and overall increased stress levels are depriving us of our much needed Zzzzz’s. According to the experts at The Valley Hospital in NJ: An increasing number […]

How Much Sleep Do Kids Really Need?

How much sleep do our kids need? The question is commonly debated by researchers and parents alike. The more, the better I usually say, up to a logical point of course. National guidelines under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend 8.5 hours of sleep for tweens and teens, and at least 10 hours for children ages 5-10. […]

Take Your Resolutions from a Crapshoot to a Sure Thing

I've got 5 tips to make sure those resolutions stick this year.

3 Steps I Took To Improve My Health…That Didn’t Involve Dieting or Workouts

Everybody says the best way to lose weight is by eating better and exercising daily. We all know that by now, but I was able to try some new things to improve my health on my own and it worked!

Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction?

Are all freshman destined to weight gain? Read on for the causes of weight gain and prevention tips.

Morning Routines Made Easier

Weekday mornings can be brutal for families, but they don't have to be. These tips can help get everyone up and on there way.

A Better Night’s Sleep Starting Tonight

If you dream of a good night's sleep, I've got 4 tips to help you do just that.