Everybody is familiar with yawning – you probably do it a few times a day without even realising. But have you ever thought to yourself, why do humans yawn so much? You might have heard that you yawn more when you are tired or bored, but studies show that the actual reason behind this reflex … Continue reading “Why Do We Yawn?”
Sleeping in summer is a struggle for people all over the country. Unfortunately, we don’t all have air-conditioned rooms and sleeping with the window open may not always bring in enough of a breeze. However, trying to get some rest when it’s too hot to sleep doesn’t have to be a stressful situation. In fact, … Continue reading “How to Stay Cool on Hot Nights”
If you have ever experienced someone else having a night terror, you were probably quite distressed by what you saw. Much worse than a nightmare but very different, night terrors are difficult to be woken up from. Read on to learn how to recognise night terrors in toddlers, what to do if a child is … Continue reading “What causes night terrors in toddlers?”
You spend ages rocking them to sleep, singing nursery rhymes, reading books and shushing them until they fall into the deepest slumber. Time to put your feet up? Think again. The peace and quiet doesn’t always last long as your child may wake up sporadically throughout the night. You may feel frustrated, not only because … Continue reading “How much sleep do children and babies need?”
For many hay fever sufferers, sleeping with the allergy throughout the summer is problematic and can cause sleep deprivation. Whilst hay fever is commonly associated with daytime symptoms and worsens when you’re outdoors, it can still have an impact on your sleeping pattern.