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Fall Cleaning: Get the Whole Family Involved

Spring cleaning gets all the glory. There's something about tulips and extended daylight that makes us want to scrub baseboards and overhaul our closets.   But fall can be just as powerful a catalyst to streamline our homes.   Fall i

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Fall Cleaning: Get the Whole Family Involved

Spring cleaning gets all the glory. There’s something about tulips and extended daylight that makes us want to scrub baseboards and overhaul our closets.   But fall can be just as powerful a catalyst to streamline our homes.   Fall is full of transition, from falling leaves to pumpkin spice lattes. Fall is fresh and…

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Friday Football: Lighten Up Game Day Food

Cheer on your favorite team without leaning on the usual deep fried, carb-heavy, cheese-laden offerings.   The Case for Going Light   Many game day favorites include spicy food — take chili and chicken wings, for starters. Add pizza and fries, and that’s a recipe for disturbed sleep. If you’re eating heavier foods like this…

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STUDENTS FEEL HELPLESS: WHY SLEEP GETS AN ‘F’

“I have a student that was a fourth grader last year who was continuously disrespectful in class and did not care about doing any work. He would often sit and put his head down. Discipline did not seem to help. One day he was spending his recess with me as a consequence, and I started…

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Our mission is to cover home, wellness and tech with an eye toward helping people get quality sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help make your home a haven for you and your partner; improve your whole family’s mind, body & soul; and make tech accessible for real people.

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4 Football Lessons That Apply to Everyone

1. There’s a season for everything   No one can go 100 percent all the time, in sports, a hobby, or work. Consider football’s off-season — time off prevents burnout and injury while providing a mental break.   Jonathan French, 13, has played football since he was 5. When you’ve spent more than half your…

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Healthy Sleep’s Role in North America’s Last Frontier

The night sky has been a constant throughout the life of horseback adventure guide Missy Cantrell. After leaving her life in the city behind, she spends long days and late nights traversing the rugged, beautiful mountains of Fort Davis – where quality sleep on her Sleep Number® bed keeps her on the path of exploration….

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Insider Story: Comfy Beds and Blue Suede Shoes

Rachel Brown wore blue suede shoes at her wedding. It wasn’t just a fashion statement—it was also a nod to her favorite singer, Elvis. Her wedding song was “Can’t Help Falling in Love with You.” Her father—who passed his own love of The King down to his daughter—dressed up as Elvis for the occasion. And…

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Friday Night Lights Moms Need to Know These 6 Things

Kara Fehring’s son Luke, 17, of Mayville, Wisconsin, was tardy to school more than ten times by the end of the 2018 school year. Luke plays football. His daily schedule starts with 7 a.m. weightlifting before school, and extends to after-school practice, dinner, homework and finally, bed.   “I tell him daily to get more…

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Insider Story: Managing Back Pain

Former servicemember James Guglielmoni was sleeping horribly.  He had suffered numerous accidents and undergone several surgeries which left him in chronic pain. “Our old bed was seven years old and had canyons in it,” he jokes. “Once you fell in one, you could barely get out of bed.”  Getting back pain under control was crucial…

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INSIDER STORY: WHY A SMART BED IS THE SMARTEST CHOICE

About 6 months ago, Michael and I got a new bed that has been a total game changer for us. I’ve had sleep issues for years now and this bed has helped tremendously with that! Anytime we travel, I’m always so excited to come back and sleep in my bed because it is amazing. I’m super excited…

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5 Winning Football Party Game Ideas for All Ages

“Football is a great American pastime, one that brings families together even if they are not rooting for the same teams, which can get interesting,” says Renee Patrone, CEO of Party Host Helpers from Wayne, Pennsylvania. “There’s normally that lull before the game starts when guests are arriving, so interactive games get the guests in…

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Book Club: “The Book of No”

Have you ever received a phone call or email that begins, “Feel free to say no, but I have a favor to ask … ” and found yourself flipping through your calendar to figure out how to accommodate the request, even if you’re conflicted about doing so? If so, you might be what social psychologist…

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