How British Summer Time Affects Sleep

This weekend the clocks go forward and British Summer Time begins. Now normally I love this time of year (even if I do lose that extra hour of sleep) but this year with the abundance of snow in situ and plummeting temperatures, I’m not quite ready to lose my 60...

Children’s Sleep On Bedtime Live

So who watched Channel 4’s Bedtime Live this week? I watched it with avid interest – as someone who is involved in sleep but is also a parent of two young children. I was particularly horrified with the 14 year old twin boys – Callum and Lewis – who only got three to...

Are We In A Midst Of A Children’s Sleep Crisis?

This week psychologist, Tanya Byron, went on record to say that Britain is ‘in the midst of an unspoken public health crisis’ concerning children’s’ sleep. She believes that parents are failing to teach their children how to get a good night’s sleep and...

What Mums Really Want For Mother’s Day

Want to please your mum this Mother’s Day (Sunday 10)? Then forget flowers, expensive jewellery, fancy dinners even iPads. Yes, what mums really want is a nice long lie-in! A poll today has revealed that ‘to feel well-rested’ comes top, with a fifth of mums saying...

Sleep Well To Look Well

Kate Garraway, Daybreak presenter and mum of two, was reported as saying that two of her top tips for looking good first thing in a morning are to sleep well and get your bed ritual sorted. And at The Sleep Council, we very much agree! No one likes to hear the alarm...

What You Need To Know About The Nation’s Sleep

The state of the nation’s sleep has come under scrutiny for National Bed Month (March), which kicks off today, as we launch the results of our biggest ever audit of Britain’s bedtime habits. We’ve gone back to basics to find out just how many of us suffer from poor...

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