Wednesday, March 4, 2015

17 Tricks to Falling Asleep Faster - A must read for Mom's

One day I'm going to write an Autism Alphabet, and for sure the "S" will stand for Sleep Deprived! I have been sleep deprived since Nick was born and there is no end in sight. I have to sleep with one ear open, and that's when I get to sleep because Nick is a terrible sleeper. That said, I just had to click on a link that read: "17 Tricks to Falling Asleep Faster". What I didn't expect was this first paragraph that had me bent over with ironic laughter! 

Amazing, now I have an excuse for everything! LOL and TTH (the truth hurts). 

Research shows that being continually sleep-deprived makes you dumb, irritable, distracted, unhappy, and fat — among other terrible things.
But knowing that sleep is necessary, and the science behind why, just makes the feeling of lying awake at 3 a.m. worse.
To help the insomniacs among us get some rest, we gathered the best practices from sleep science. 
The experts call it "sleep hygiene." Here's a crash course. Read more:

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