Thursday, January 21, 2010

Quality Sleep Kids, Not Quantity

Kids, do sleep a lot, although it may not seem like it at times... When they do slumber, you want to ensure that they get the best nights sleep or nap time possible. To cradle those precious heads, you want something that is comfortable, supportive and safe. Now, I never gave much thought to my son's pillow back-in-the-day. I just got the standard hand-me-down from someone. But now that I am writing about and researching sleep, I realize I should have gotten him something better and more appropriate from day one. 

Our favorite pillows are from Natura of course.The Sunshine Pillow is filled with “resilient latex granules” that is supportive yet soft. It’s heavier than the standard pillow (so pillow fights are out of the question), but when you rest your head on it, it’s very cloud like. The pillow is breathable and the air flow repels icky things like the building of bacteria and allergens.  Natura's complete line of baby and kid’s bedding like mattresses, blankets, and bumper pads..

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Consider Organic, Baby

A healthy life starts with a healthy sleep. 
Did you know that we spend on average about 20 years in bed over our lifetime? When we're born, we're wired for about 18-20 hours of sleep a day but as we age and life catches up with us in the form of deadlines and schedules and then before we know it, we're in a horrible rut of being tired but not able to fall asleep, waking often, tossing and turning, etc. Studies have proven that chronic sleep deprivation leads to obesity, high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack and is the direct cause of approximately 100,000 car accidents in the US every year.

Consider Organic, Baby    

Before we morphed into a stressed adult, we were all tiny sleeping babies, unable to process chemicals as quickly or efficiently as adults do, and yet pound for pound of body weight they inhale and digest more. Choosing organic baby bedding reduces exposure to the chemicals that can wreak havoc on their developing systems.

When buying your baby’s mattress, remember that she’ll be sleeping on it for as many 18 hours a day in her first few months – and every night for the next 2 years.

Organic – a healthier choice

Natural fibers possess a variety of comfort and health advantages. Studies show that babies who sleep on wool bedding fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer (who doesn’t want that?), and the temperature-control properties of wool insures no overheating.

A latex crib mattress diminishes your child’s exposure to bed mites, allergens and bacteria as latex is 300% more resistant to these pathogens. Natural is the way to go. Naturally Organic Sleep wants to provide the best and healthiest options for babies so sign up for our Newsletters now to view new products and get the latest baby headlines.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Join Naturally Organic Sleep for the San Mateo Home Show

Mark your calendars for January 29th, 30th and 31st, 2010; And come to the San Mateo Event Center where Naturally Organic Sleep will be exhibiting some of our best sellers at Special Home Show prices that you will find nowhere else!

Just a few examples of what we will be offering: The Aruba Mattress, at 12" in thickness is priced to move. This new class of memory foam reacts to the ambient and/or contact temperatures causing amazing molding and cradling characteristics. Regardless of size and body weight, it will naturally form to the body evenly over the surface of the mattress for a peaceful and restful sleep.

We will also feature the Natura Sensation Mattress -- a green top seller that we have trouble keeping in stock! With pressure relieving memory foam on top of a body contouring latex support zone, the Sensation provides deep, whole body support that fully rejuvenates tired muscles and joints. Paired with an Electric Base and remote control, flip on massage and you have a latex lullaby that you will never want to end....

If you can't wait until the the end of the month, visit us anytime to check out our chemical-free mattresses, bedding, pillows and health products--for your entire family!

Ask questions or  shop now - We look forward to meeting you!

            Hope to see you there!               

Friday 1/29  11 am - 7 pm
Saturday 1/30  11 am - 7 pm
Sunday 1/31  11 am - 6 pm

Friday, January 8, 2010

How do you fight stress?

Not that "aromatherapy" is a new concept or anything but I had to try it myself for a recent stress overload! I created a relaxing atmosphere, including Lavender sachets, with candles and and a variety of scents recommended by a friend and wannabe "aromatherapist."
With my Natura Wool bedding in place, I added the Natura Ylang Ylang Pillow just to see if it really made a difference helping me to relax. Ylang Ylang is a soft scent, slightly calming, slightly exotic. It is supposed to help with relaxation but it has the added bonus of also stirring desire. Grown in sun-drenched Oceania, ylang ylang gently sweeps away stress with hints of neroli and jasmine. The scent is released a little at a time, each time you lie down – Natura calls it scratch and sniff luxury.
Natura’s ylang ylang wool pillow helps your body regulate its own temperature. What’s more, wool naturally wicks moisture away from the skin, creating a clean, dry environment that repels allergens and bacteria, much like their mattresses and bedding do with your body.
Nothing wrong with getting sweaty – just not when you’re sleeping.
But maybe you don’t need a whole new pillow. Maybe a ylang ylang pillowcase is enough.
Imagine health and beauty – that's the ticket for 2010 - a pillowcase that soothes jangled nerves while stimulating circulation of your delicate facial skin. To wake up glowing and refreshed, ready to take on the day with natural radiance.
So, the results of my own experiment proved that aromatherapy can work for you too if your mind is ready for it! Just like any change, you have to embrace it, so my new year's resolution is not to change all my shortcomings, but to get on the path to a healthier, happier existence. I am sold on the wool bedding however, and encourage anyone that loves their beauty sleep to give it a try!
I dare you to lie your head on a ylang ylang pillow – sweet dreams are closer than you think. Let me know how it goes!