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It’s Time for Bed: Resetting Your Nighttime Routine

We all know opposites attract, but how well do they sleep at night? If you currently share your bed with a living, breathing being, you can commiserate. One person is too hot, the other too cold. Throw two kids, a 60 lb. yellow lab, and demanding work schedules into the mix and you can imagine…

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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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4 Books To Plan a Royal Tea Party

Instead of waiting until the traditional afternoon tea time of 4 p.m., a morning tea party would be the perfect way to kick off watching the royal festivities on May 19. The wedding, televised live, will take place at 12 p.m. London time, 7 a.m. in New York (EST). Peruse these books to help you…

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History of the Royal Bedchamber

With a Royal wedding soon to come, there is a renewed interest in the private rooms and private lives of royals. Anna Whitelock, Director of the London Centre for Public History and Heritage, and author of “The Queen’s Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth’s Court,” says it’s only natural to be this curious.   “Everyone…

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