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Houseplants Will Supercharge Your Sleep

Bringing nature indoors can clean your air, improve your health, relax you and even help you sleep.   NASA scientists discovered this when they investigated how to clean the air on their space stations. Their Clean Air Study found that certain plants remove pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia from the air—chemicals…

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The Upsides of a Summer Staycation

“Sometimes it’s nice to stop and just appreciate all you have around you,” says Jessica Cordova Wilson.   The Wilson family lives in Southern California but, “we’re always so busy with life that we don’t get to enjoy all the perks of living here,” she comments.   Instead of their customary out-of-state vacations, the family…

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Pets of Sleep Number: Dog Days of Summer

At Sleep Number, we love our pets. Scroll down to see some of our favorite Sleep Number bed owner’s dogs.    Want to have your pet featured? Do they like sleeping with you?  Do they have their own Sleep Number® setting?   Follow us on Instagram and share a photo of your Sleep Number pet using the hashtag…

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Family Time to Stop Summer Brain Drain

Teachers warn students about summer brain drain, recommending summer reading or online tutorials. Research supports this, showing many school-age children lose math and literacy knowledge over the summer break.   Adults may not face the same cyclical challenges, but research shows they too can benefit from stopping their own brain drain, which may help stave…

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3 Bedtime Conversation Starters

Under the sheets, and heads on your pillow is sometimes the only quiet quality time among the hubbub of work, kids, and otherwise busy lives. If bedtime is the only time you have to reconnect with your partner, take advantage of that, says celebrity love architect and matchmaker Kailen Rosenberg, author of Real Love, Right…

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Being a Working Mom, Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, talks to Arianna Huffington about the best working mom advice she’s received, how she makes time for sleep and meditation to stay productive, and more. The Thrive Global Podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number.     Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s…

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5 Scheduling Tips to Pare Down & Enjoy Summer

The kids are out of school, shuttling among camps, swim lessons, karate and dance. There are graduation and birthday parties, weddings, a family reunion, book clubs, date nights, and the general craziness that comes with long, warm days.   It’s enough to drive a parent mad — and to skimp on sleep. Prepping and driving…

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Podcast: Nate and Jeremiah on Successful Parenting and Working Together

Arianna Huffington welcomes renowned interior designers and stars of TLC’s Nate and Jeremiah by Design, husbands Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, for an in-depth conversation about how they manage to not only run a chaotic household parenting two children under three, but successfully run a business together. Nate also reflects on how surviving the 2004 Sri Lanka…

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Book Club: Parenting Books for Every Age

It’s true — there are so many many books about parenting. The problem might be not picking up a book, but choosing which one. How to Parent Books for Every Age. Here are a few parenting books for kids of different ages, to give you ideas, make you feel better, open your mind, comfort your…

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5 Must-Haves to Conquer Your Bedtime Routine

Falling asleep can be very difficult for many of us. Our nightly routines tend to consist of watching television or scrolling through our phones until our eyes close shut. If you have trouble sleeping or frequently wake up throughout the night, a new bedtime routine may be of use to you. These 4 must-have items…

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Prep to Watch Royal Wedding From Bed

The British wedding of the year is almost here, and while most of the details won’t be revealed until the day of, the most important detail for fans watching from abroad is timing. If you’re committed to watching the entire event from beginning to end (as all proper fans of the Royals usually are), you’ll…

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