Toddler Sleep Patterns: Good for the Whole Family

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 13, 2017 12:33:29 PM

INFANT AND TODDLER SLEEP may sound like an oxymoron, but it is necessary for everyone’s health. When children get quality, consistent sleep each night, their parents have the sanity to face a day of work and the task of raising humans. The trick is having a regular sleep schedule.

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Topics: Sleep Health

Sleep and Work Shift Disorders

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 12, 2017 9:02:00 AM

AROUND 20 PERCENT of workers in the United States work some type of shift work. If your job requires you to rotate shifts often or if you work at night, it could increase your risk of a sleep and work shift disorders.

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Topics: Sleep Health

Consistent Sleep Schedules: Not Just for Babies Anymore

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

SLEEP MAY BE the one thing you get daily, but it never seems like enough. The time you sleep is just as important as the quantity or quality. With these tips, you can uncover how to invite your inner child to get a better night’s rest once again.

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Topics: Sleep Health

The History and Reasoning Behind Daylight Saving Time

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 10, 2017 2:05:12 PM

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME (DST) starts in early to mid-March and lasts through early November. The dates are a bit different every year, but the clocks always change on a Saturday night so you have all day Sunday to get with the program before going to work again on Monday.

Whether you love your extra hour of sleep in the fall or hate the whole concept, Daylight Saving Time affects almost all of the United States and Canada, along with most of Europe. But how did it come about?

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Topics: Environment

Sleep Tips for Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time

Posted by Julie Tramonte on Mar 9, 2017 2:36:29 PM

THIS SUNDAY, March 12th, we will turn our clocks ahead one hour. And nothing signifies the end of a long, cold and dark winter like the springtime ritual of adjusting our clocks for daylight saving time. For those of us who live in the north, the change of time is a welcome turning point, a signal that our days will become lighter, our moods brighter and our lives more active.

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Topics: Environment

Pillow Talk with...Tiffany Ogle

Posted by Julie Tramonte on Mar 8, 2017 2:30:48 PM

While The Morning Blend on Today's TMJ4 was filming a segment at Verlo's Wauwatosa store, we asked talk show host Tiffany Ogle to answer some questions about her personal sleep habits. 

 

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Topics: Pillow Talk

The Best Medicine for Colds: Sleep

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 7, 2017 11:26:05 AM

YOU MAY THINK that with winter drawing to a close, the cold season is over, but unfortunately, the sniffles are nearly as common in spring. Cold symptoms, like a runny nose, sore throat, sneezing and coughing, leave you feeling drained and make you want to curl up and hibernate.

We’ve got some tips on how to beat a cold so you can get out and enjoy the “balmy” weather, plus what to do while you’re waiting to feel better.

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Topics: Sleep Health

Verlo Discusses Sleep on The Morning Blend

Posted by Julie Tramonte on Mar 6, 2017 4:50:42 PM

 IN HONOR OF World Sleep Day, which is being celebrated on March 17th, Verlo Mattress invited The Morning Blend TV show to our Wauwatosa store to discuss the importance of sleep and how Verlo can help people to get their best night of sleep.

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Sleeping Pet Peeves That Can Make You Howl

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

FEW THINGS ARE more annoying than getting jarred awake just as you’re drifting off to sleep. This is doubly true if you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from sleep conditions, like insomnia, sleep apnea or restless legs syndrome. When it’s already difficult to get a quality night’s sleep, things that might otherwise seem trivial can suddenly feel catastrophic. We’ve rounded up a list of some of the most common things that drive people absolutely batty when they’re trying to sleep.

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Picking the Best Bedding for You

Posted by Sleeping Beauty on Mar 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

WOULD YOU MAKE the most beautiful cake with the best ingredients, then slap some cheap, store-bought frosting on top? Of course not. But many people do this to their beds every day. They invest in a great mattress for sleep, and then use cheap bedding on top.

Here are tips to help you select the bedding that works best for the way you like to sleep.

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