Do you need more sleep?

Our sleep needs change as we grow. The amount of sleep we need can fluctuate with growth spurts, developmental milestones and of course, health and illness. You can need more sleep depending on how your body is growing, changing and how your hormones are interacting. Our bodies are complicated chemistry…

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How does light affect your sleep?

Are you a “night owl” or a “morning lark”? If you’ve ever used the terms “night owl” or “morning lark” to describe when you work best, what you are really describing is your circadian rhythm. Every creature on the planet has a circadian rhythm. This is what determines the cycles…

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Clean house, Clean start

It seems my house always needs cleaning. That’s probably because, with seven people living in it, 6 of them under 18 (and 5 under 10!), my house never seems clean. There’s always stuff on the floor, fingerprints on the windows, and spots on the wall. Unfortunately, with so many little…

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