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Set Bedtimes DO Work For Kids Sleep!

By Lisa Artis on May 25, 2017

It may seem simple but it’s true – a strict bedtime is the best way to ensure children get enough sleep. A recent study by Public Health Ontario in Canada found that children who were ‘encouraged’ to go to bed were 71% less likely to sleep enough. Those with ‘actual’ bedtimes were 59% more likely […]

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How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep On Holiday

By Lisa Artis on May 12, 2017

This time of year brings lighter evenings, warmer weather and the holiday season! Feeling refreshed and rested are just some of the reasons why people go away, but ensuring better sleep on holiday is important. From unfamiliar environments to irregular bedtimes and the biggest culprit, jet lag, your sleep can get disrupted in many ways […]

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Teach Students To Sleep Well In The Exam Season

By Lisa Artis on May 9, 2017

It may be the spring season, but it’s also exam season. Whether it’s the year 6s taking their SATs, the thousands prepping for GCSEs and A-Levels or the undergraduates sitting their final exams, studying is high on the agenda and sleep? Well sleep is often bottom of the list. While it is extremely important to […]

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Still Hooked On Screen Time

By Lisa Artis on May 9, 2017

Last month, my friend told me that every night before bed she listens to the same song on her phone because it puts her in the right mood for sleep. It got me thinking about what people do before they go to bed (some weird and some wonderful I’m sure) and that’s why this month’s […]

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Spring Clean Your Bedroom To Help Allergies

By Lisa Artis on April 24, 2017

Allergic conditions such as allergic rhinitis and asthma are often worse at night and the dreaded house dust mite is one of the most common triggers for an allergic reaction. And the hub of these dust mites is your bed – one of their favourite places to live.  It is important to keep your sleep […]

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National Stop Snoring Week – Win A Slumberdown Anti Snore Pillow Every Day

By Lisa Artis on April 24, 2017

***Competition has now closed*** Snoring is a huge problem that results in one in three couples in the UK opting to sleep alone to get a better night’s sleep*. Are you one of them? If so, fear not as there are several snoring aids out there to help tackle the problem! This week marks the […]

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Comfort Is Why We Love Our Beds!

By Lisa Artis on April 3, 2017

Our awareness campaign National Bed Month came to a close on Friday – it’s an initiative that marks the importance of a good bed. But what do you love about your bed? That’s the question we asked, throughout March, on our online poll. Topping the charts with nearly half of the respondents was how comfortable […]

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WIN! A Tisserand Aromatherapy Peaceful Night Pack Every Day For 5 Days

By Lisa Artis on March 27, 2017

*** Competition has now closed*** How many hours did you sleep last night? As little as five? Or a typical seven? Maybe you were lucky enough to bag nine? A good night’s sleep is the linchpin to a happy, well life and lack of it is linked to a host of health problems from weight […]

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Spring Forward, Fall Back An Hour!

By Lisa Artis on March 23, 2017

Don’t forget your clocks jump forward this Sunday (March 26) and while we may breathe a sigh of relief that some better weather is on its way (please), we do lose out on an hour of sleep. Although it’s only 60 minutes of kip, it can have a negative effect on your body clock with […]

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WIN! Four Children’s Cuddly Sleep Aids Ahead Of Clocks Going Forward

By Lisa Artis on March 14, 2017

***The competition has now closed*** When we spring forward to British Summertime (Sunday March 26), most of us are glad to see the back of winter – however we’re not glad to lose an hour of sleep – especially parents with small children. In fact, it can be hard to adjust to the time change […]

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