Me and my bed
Apr12

Me and my bed

I have a complex relationship with my bed. Sometimes, at around 8 or 9pm, I look at it and I just wish the day was over and I could climb into it and read my book. It’s not the sleep I crave, it’s the peace. I just want to read. I don’t want to tell someone to do their homework, clean their teeth or come off their iPad. I don’t want to listen to The Simpsons blaring from the TV, put more washing away or give...

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The early bird catches the worm (but only if she’s rested)
Nov06

The early bird catches the worm (but only if she’s rested)

Regular readers will know I’m an early bird. I always see times beginning with a 5. Sometimes I even see times beginning with a 4 (I really don’t want to see those times!). For early birds, it’s even more important that the sleep we are actually getting is good quality sleep. So how do you get a good night’s sleep? There’s lots of sensible advice around, like not using your phone in bed, a calming bedtime...

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