Kids and Caffeine

By JustMommies

Once upon a time – not that very long ago, actually – it was almost unheard of for children to drink coffee. Nowadays, it’s common practice for teens to go for coffee after school – and even more common for them to gulp down cans of high-caffeine soda and energy drinks, many specifically marketed to young consumers. That’s a lot of caffeine. » Read more

Insomnia – What to do when you’re having trouble sleeping

By JustMommies

Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night. Demanding lifestyles – especially for women with children – often make this impossible, but it’s important to make the proverbial good night’s sleep a priority. It’s normal for everyone to have trouble sleeping once in a while – but if you have a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep at least three times a week for a month or more, you might be suffering from chronic insomnia  » Read more

Teens and Sleep – Why is your teenager so tired?

In order to function properly during the day, everyone needs a good night’s sleep. For teenagers, that means about nine hours each night – but if you’ve got a growing teen at home, it’s unlikely that he or she is getting close to that amount on a regular basis. » Read more

Preventing Insomnia in Babies

By Melissa Nathans

Insomnia is a problem that many adults face. Some people just learn to live without enough sleep and consider it a part of their normal lives. However, did you know that babies can also from insomnia or sleep deprivation? » Read more