This Mothers Day: Do Something Different!

My mother was my first idol. One of my favorite memories of my mother is of her as a ballerina. I remember going to watch her at one of her recitals at our local theater. She and her partner danced to Richard Marx “Right Here Waiting.” I sat in my seat at 4 or 5 years old watching…

Futons: Savvy Space Savers

Chances are, you’ve owned one or at least slept on one at some point in your life, but have you ever wondered where futons actually came from? The word “futon” comes from the Japanese word “shikibuton.” A shikubuton is a thin cotton mattress that would be placed on a Tatami mat directly on the ground.…

All About Dreams

It’s almost impossible to write a sleep blog without talking about dreams! After all, they are the most mystifying thing about sleep itself. Just think about it. We go through our work day, filing papers, making phone calls, selling beds. Normal every day activities. Then at night, all of a sudden, we get transported to the land of…

Innovative Sleep Solutions for Guests

I’m sure we’ve all seen the horrifying episodes of Hoarders where piles and piles of clothes, books, or 10 years of rubbish are stacked throughout the bedroom making it impossible to move, sleep or even BREATHE! Although this lifestyle completely fascinates us, it seems as if we are moving towards a trend of simplicity. Less…

The Effects of Caffeine on Sleep

If you’re asking me, there are 4 essential components to survival here on Earth. Food, water, air and coffee. Pretty much everything about coffee makes me swoon! The bold aroma, the warm cozy feeling as it enters your tummy, the sips you take while reading an intriguing novel curled up in your favorite chair. For…

Choosing the Right Pillow: My Experiences with Vertigo

I clearly remember the first time I experienced the symptoms of vertigo. I was in high school sleeping over at a friend’s house. We were all laying down in her room going over the latest middle school gossip.  All of a sudden I felt extremely dizzy and literally saw the room spinning in front of…

Mattress Protectors: Protect MORE than just your Mattress

Picture this scene. Its 2am. You’re all bundled up in a down comforter feeling pretty cozy. You roll over and extend your right arm. You feel something wet and warm. Uh oh. It happened again! Your kid “had an accident” right through those heavy-duty-expensive overnight diapers. After debating for a few selfish minutes to leave it…