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Most parents with young children may at times feel they are losing the battle of getting their children to sleep. Here are a few tips to winning the fight.  Routine is critical - Set a specific time every night and every morning and make sure your children are getting 9 to 12 hours sleep. Switch off the electronics - Two hours before bed time, turn off the TV, Laptop, Tablet, Mobile Phones, just anything they can get their hands on that will keep their mind racing. This will increase the melatonin levels (This makes us tired) and will help ease your...

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Its not uncommon to sleep next to a partner that jolts and moves in their sleep, some times it feels like that may even be dancing. Here are some aggressive and not so aggressive tips on how to take control of your bed. Speak with a sleep specialist. Some times the doctor may conduct a sleep study on their patient, helping them to diagnose what the issue may be. Create a barrier of space between the both of you, use pillows to create your own space. Invest in an anti partner disturbance mattress, a quality mattress with less bounce will...

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Here are a few hot tips on how to clean your linen to ensure they last a lifetime Use pure soap or gentle detergent when laundering linens. Soap works best in soft water. (In hard water it forms curds that makes fabrics stiff) Clean any stains when fresh. If allowed to set, stains may be impossible to remove. Use oxygen-type bleaches for white linen, instead of chlorine bleaches which can cause yellowing. Select a lukewarm water temperature, depending on the care instructions. Place delicate or fringed linens in a pillowcase before putting them into a washing machine. Whether hand or machine washing, be sure...

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Back pain is often the reason for a very bad night’s sleep. In the spine, although it appears fixed, there are numerous verves that feed into the central spinal cord from other areas of the back, including the back bones themselves. Pressure or distortion of these bones and the plates between them causes varying degrees of pain. When these plates or spinal bones are out-of-line, then undue pressure is exerted on these nerves. Bulging discs can also cause pain. Work is the cause of many of these problems. When you continually lift something with your legs straight, lifting heavy or...

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Selecting bedding for anyone in your family can be rather disconcerting, going on the myriad of choices available. Everyone has different ideas of what they like and what is good for them, firm being one of the desires. Children often seem to opt for a mattress that is plush and also soft, not a good combination of growing spines or bones. The days of mattresses which allow even a small body simply sink into them are now frowned upon, due to the damage that can be tracked back to soft mattresses in their young life. So is choosing a mattress...

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