Does Your Dog Steal Your Sleep?

We all love our pets. We treat them like family members, and in many ways we treat them better than people. But can they cause you misery where you least expect it? Indeed: snoring pooches in our bed can wreak havoc on our sleep. And we’re not always as inclined to...

Sleep Disorder Linked to Risk of Dementia

Anyone who has a family member suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s knows how difficult and heartbreaking these illnesses are. And it’s often anyone’s guess as to what ultimately causes dementia in a given person. What about sleep habits? Well, it turns out that we...

Will Super Mario™ Keep Your Child From Slumberland?

Does this scenario play out in your home before bed time? “But Dad, I can’t save it in the middle of my level!” “And I just got the superpowers to shoot cupcake bombs from my turtle machine gun!” “How could I possibly turn this off and get ready for bed?” “How about...

Back to School (and Back to Sleep)

As summer is coming to an end, and fall is right around the corner, for many parents it is that time of year again: back to school. If you are a parent, and your child is getting ready to return to school after a long stretch of vacation time, you know that that the...