It has long been held that sleep is a vital part of life. Indeed, the average person sleeps for a 3rd of their life and that sleep allows their body to heal, gain strength and build energy. Recently is has been shown that beside these benefits sleep has a number of others, including the ability to boost memory and improves concentration.
About 3% of the population is affected by night terrors, a common disorder that generally strikes young children and can leave them extremely agitated, distressed and possibly even screaming in their beds. There is usually a family history of night terrors and they tend to affect boys more so than girls although the reason for this fact has yet to be determined. Some scientists believe it is due to the hormone testosterone but studies are inconclusive.
There are few things more important I this world than good friends. Friends can pick you up when you’re feeling down, lend you a shoulder to cry on when things go bad, help you up when need a hand and they’ve got your back if you get in a scrape. They are there to celebrate the milestones in your life and the best stick with you through thick and thin.
In today’s fast paced world, it is important that not only a parent has their own sanctuary, but also their child, read on to find out the benefits of a child having their own bedroom.
Ho-ho-ho, ‘tis the season to be merry! However with Christmas just around the corner, it’s far more likely that you’re feeling anxious and perhaps a little under pressure? Your “to do” list seems to stretch for miles, there’s the ever present family issues – who’s going where and when – and then to top it all, the kids break up from school, need entertaining and all your normal routines go out of the window ………
Any parent can tell you a horror story about trying to get their child to sleep. Whether this is the odd night or a more long standing problem, sleeping issues can be one of the most disruptive things in a household.
So it will come as no surprise to parents that there is growing awareness of the true benefits of comfortable and regular sleep for children. According to the Sleep Council ………
“If you go down in the woods today – you’re sure of a big surprise”. Well, we certainly surprised some walkers on a rare sunny morning just a few weeks ago, when we set up for our website photo shoot in local woods.