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5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

5 Ways to Tell Your Toddler’s Napping Career is Over

I have always loved being a mom to a toddler—but I might have loved being a mom to a napping toddler a smidgeon more. Just the word “nap” eases the tension in my brow, as thoughts spring to mind of a quiet house, returned phone calls and maybe a catn ...
Why Your Energy Drink Is Making You Tired

Why Your Energy Drink Is Making You Tired

If you’re a caffeine fiend, chances are you’re hitting the java even harder during the holiday season—when stress at work and the home front leaves you exhausted, depleted and flat-out burned out. But did you know that most coffee and energy drinks m ...
How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

How to Turn Off Your Brain Every Night

A few nights ago, I actually shouted out loud, “Stop talking! I can’t sleep!” Which startled my fiance, who’d been snoozing silently. When I have something serious on my mind, I just can’t seem to stop that interior dialogue, relax, and ease myself i ...
Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Is Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

You diet, you exercise, and you still can’t lose weight. Sound familiar? You may be having problems with a third piece of the weight loss puzzle: Sleep. Getting enough sleep helps you feel energized, making it easier to exercise. It also helps ...