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Kids Sleep Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kids Sleep.

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Crisscross Your Way To A Better Life

The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.   Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise. Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition...  Read more

Is Evening Eating Destroying Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Balanced breakfast? Check Mid-morning snack? Check Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!! Does this sound...  Read more

Keeping Your Family Safe from the Cold & Flu

Parents do everything possible to limit germs in the home when a new baby joins the family. But during cold and flu season, it's equally important to do the same thing to protect children and adults of all ages. Remember when you asked everyone w...  Read more

Any Rec's for a kid's site for healthiness?
Updated 7/10/2014 11:33:44 PM

My 12 yo is becoming concerned about his body and weight which is a little high, but not horrid at this point. He knows I do SP and has been curious about it. I've been wondering if there is anything more geared toward kids out there that can help po...  Read more

the importance of sleep and dark-time in obesity
Updated 7/13/2014 12:00:53 AM

Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try...  Read more

Sleepwalking and sleep talking as an adult
Updated 7/7/2014 8:51:19 AM

I was wondering if any of you talked and walked in your sleep as a child and still do so today. I used to do both as a child and even into my teens (at least the talking part). The last time I talked in my sleep, that I know about, was back in...  Read more

Four Years and Two Kids Later
Updated 6/28/2014 9:15:32 PM

Hi everyone, I was here 4 years ago and loved using Sparkpeople as a way to monitor my weight. It worked amazingly for me. I switched to Babyfit once I became pregnant with my first, but gradually lost motivation. Well, here I am, 4 years, 2 kid...  Read more

Hi...Im the new kid on the block today..LOL
Updated 6/17/2014 7:35:01 AM

HI all....you all know how it is..life keeps you busy and one day you wake up and say...hey what about me??? I am over weight by 70 pounds and want to get in shape to fit a size 10/12 wedding dress. I welcome new support. I am planning a wedding on a...  Read more

It's never too late (in the day) to exercise)!

I always heard that exercising first thing in the morning was the best b/c you're more likely to stick to your routine and you get it out of the way. This never worked for me, maybe b/c I'm not a morning person. I work out usu between 9:30 pm and 1...  Read more

Everything counts!

Everything counts! That's a good secret. Not only every bite of food counts, but every single activity counts too! Stand when your hopping on the computer to track your food or check your e-mail. Walk in place while cooking dinner. Always take the st...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Getting Enough Sleep Could Make Kids Smarter

My kids have always been pretty good about going to bed when I tell them it's time. I'm someone who likes to stick to a schedule, so we stay consistent with bedtimes (although what time they get up and how long they nap is a totally different story....  Read more

7 Ways to Get More Sleep

In an attempt to do more laundry or squeeze in another episode of The Good Wife, almost all of us skimp on sleep. And that includes the Lehmans and Avaglianos. So we used data from their Fitbit Ultra activity and sleep trackers as...  Read more

I survived the kids sleep over

So my two kids had 6 of their friends over for a sleepover for their birthdays. I did okay on my diet. I did eat 4 pieces of pizza between last night for dinner and today for lunch but I have been very good other than that. I had all of the kids d...  Read more

While Our Kids Sleep. . .

. . .we are planning our family prank - good for unstoppable laughter 100 Check out this link if you enjoy a bit of fun! m.quickmeme.com/p/3vpa2h In the age of multi-technology, it is quite convenient to set our childr...  Read more