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Try these important tips for your kid's pre-bedtime routine

Lizzie Russo

Thu, Jan 13, 22

Try these important tips for your kid's pre-bedtime routine

As anyone who is a parent knows, kids are usually not very good at going to sleep, and often, lots of energy can be required to get them there. More often than not, this involves early bedtimes and pre-bedtime routines that help both parents and kids unwind before hitting the sheets. If your kids are struggling to get a good night’s rest, there are some easy things you can do to promote healthy sleep habits, according to this article on Yahoo. Create a bedtime routine This sounds so much simpler than it actually is, we definitely understand! But creating this...

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Sleeping with your Pet — Yes or No?

Lizzie Russo

Wed, Dec 29, 21

Sleeping with your Pet — Yes or No?

For millennia, people have been sleeping with their animal companions, but sleeping with your pets has its positives and negatives.  While some experts frown upon this practice from a health perspective, other experts weigh in on the benefits of sleeping with your pets. Here we'll explore the pros and cons of sleeping with your pets so you can decide for yourself. The Pros There has been much research done on the mental health benefits of interacting with animals, including lessening depression and lowering stress levels. Sleeping with your pet “may help out with anxiety and depression because a dog is...

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What's the best sleep position for you?

Lizzie Russo

Wed, Dec 15, 21

What's the best sleep position for you?

  We’re all trying to get our best sleep, so it’s important to know that the position we settle into can have a big impact on how well we sleep.  Choosing the right position for you can with waking up feeling refreshed and energized in the morning. There are four main types of sleep positions: back, side, stomach, and those who rotate positions through the night. The most common ones are side and back with many people turning from one to another during their nightly slumber.  How you choose to sleep will affect the quality of your sleep, so here...

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You've been thinking about sleep all wrong

Lizzie Russo

Thu, Dec 02, 21

Sleep better with Lagoon.

Efficiency may be the key to your best sleep yet.     Most of us usually think about getting good sleep as getting 7-8 hours — when we went to bed and when we got up. What we neglect to think about is how much we tossed and turned, laid awake, or got up to use the restroom. So maybe that 7-8 hours wasn’t really as beneficial as your body needs. We should be focusing more on our sleep efficiency rather than our sleep quantity, according to a recent article from Elemental. But what is efficient sleep, though, and how...

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Study Shows Decrease in Sleep Quality Due to Screen Time during COVID-19

Lizzie Russo

Thu, Oct 28, 21

Study Shows Decrease in Sleep Quality Due to Screen Time during COVID-19

It’s no secret that since that we’ve spent an increasing amount of time on our devices since the beginning of the pandemic. It’s also no secret that large amounts of screen time isn’t always the best for our sleep. As much as we’d like to stay away from our screens, they keep calling us back, especially right before we should to go to sleep. According to the Sleep Foundation, “A new study from the University of Rome, Italy reveals that the increased exposure to the blue light of screens negatively impacted sleep quality and increased symptoms of insomnia.” The study...

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