Teas to Calm You Down and Help You Sleep

Teas to Calm You Down and Help You Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. For parents, it’s often impossible. If you struggle to fall or stay asleep, or your children just never seem to wind down, how are you supposed to get the rest you need? Fortunately, there are tools at your disposal. Never underestimate the power of a cozy blanket or a soothing cup of tea. Tuck in the kiddos with a super soft minky before winding down with the best tea for sleep, then enjoy some much-needed rest. Can Tea Really Help You Sleep? Each individual responds differently to various herbs and teas, so what works for your friend or family member may not work for you. Several types of tea have been known to promote relaxation, relieve stress, or prepare you for sleep. The key is to find the one that gives you the best results.  You will also want to choose a...
Big Leap - Dec 30, 2020
How to Take a Power Nap

How to Take a Power Nap

There are few things in life more blissful than an afternoon nap, especially when your body needs the extra rest. Unfortunately, this is more easily dreamed about than accomplished.  Sneaking in a nap at work is not usually practical. The boss could walk by at any minute, your coworkers could catch you snoring—or you could drool on important documents. And sleeping at home with the kids around usually results in disaster. Toys (or worse) strewn all over the house, toddlers sitting on your face, the dog licking... everything. However, napping is both achievable and beneficial if you do it right. The following tips will help you learn how to power nap effectively and get a boost of brainpower in the middle of the day. What is a Power Nap? When we sleep, our bodies cycle from light sleep to deep sleep and REM sleep. A power nap is not meant...
Big Leap - Dec 23, 2020
How to Find the Best Sleep Position for You

How to Find the Best Sleep Position for You

It is probably not a surprise to hear that getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night is recommended for optimal health and energy levels. However, many of us struggle to stick to this kind of schedule. We stay up finishing job-related tasks, get interrupted by kids and babies at all hours of the night, wake up to work calls, or put off going to bed in favor of a few precious moments of quiet alone time.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to ensure the sleep you do get is as restorative as possible. One of the easiest ways to do this is by choosing the right sleep positions for a good night’s sleep, no matter the duration.  Do Sleep Positions Really Matter? Although you should still make a conscious effort to get the right amount of sleep most nights, a healthy sleep position can help you...
Big Leap - Dec 16, 2020
25 Christmas Activities to Add to Your Holiday Bucket List

25 Christmas Activities to Add to Your Holiday Bucket List

The holiday season can become extremely overwhelming and focused on shopping and gift-giving, with many individuals finding the next best deal. While this time of year can be hectic, the holidays are also a time of magnificence, being many people’s favorite time of year. We wanted to highlight the importance of making memories and having fun this holiday season. Sew Sweet put together a list of fun Christmas activities to help bring more cheer and joy this holiday season. This year has been difficult to navigate, having enforced quarantines and social distancing, providing complications for many holiday plans. While this list covers broad topics, Sew Sweet wants to encourage families to stay safe while getting into the holiday spirit this year, adjusting where necessary to improve the holiday fun, all while enjoying their own Christmas activities! 1. Make or Buy Ugly Christmas Sweater(s) This is a staple among many households...
Big Leap - Dec 09, 2020
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Teas to Calm You Down and Help You Sleep
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Teas to Calm You Down and Help You Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. For parents, it’s often impossible. If you struggle to fall...
Dec 30, 2020
How to Take a Power Nap
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How to Take a Power Nap

There are few things in life more blissful than an afternoon nap, especially when your body needs the...
Dec 23, 2020
How to Find the Best Sleep Position for You
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How to Find the Best Sleep Position for You

It is probably not a surprise to hear that getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night...
Dec 16, 2020
25 Christmas Activities to Add to Your Holiday Bucket List
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25 Christmas Activities to Add to Your Holiday Bucket List

The holiday season can become extremely overwhelming and focused on shopping and gift-giving, with many individuals finding the...
Dec 09, 2020

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