Is My Teen Sleep Deprived?

Sleep Deprived Teens

By now, most young people have returned to school and parents and teens alike are trying to get routines back in sync.

From reestablishing bedtime routines to getting everyone up on time for the morning school drop off, invariably not everything runs as smoothly as planned.

Too much screen time, worries and stress about going back to school and going to bed late all contribute to sleep-deprived teens.

So, how much sleep do teenagers need?

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Back To School Bedtime Routines for Children

Rising late, going to bed late is one of the many joys of long summer holidays.

However, with many children starting back to school this week and next, parents up and down the country will be wondering how will they be able to get their kids up and ready for those early morning starts.

As we all know, trying to get children’s bedtime routines back on track is a challenge. But with a few simple changes, they’ll be back to their sleep routines in no time at all. 

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How Stress Affects Our Sleep

Menopause and Insomnia

April is National Stress Awareness Month.   According to the Mental Health Foundation, ‘74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope’.

As scary as those statistics are, we also know that if stress isn’t managed properly it can seriously impact our health.

Low levels of stress are part of everyday life. The problem arises when we experience high levels of stress over a long period.

Serious symptoms such as depression, mood swings, sleep problems, anxiety, lack of concentration and apathy in everyday tasks are just some ways prolonged stress affects our lives.

So, what can you do about it?

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Bedroom Spring Cleaning Hacks


Whether you’re a die-hard Marie Kondo fan or a fully-fledged member of the ‘Hinch Army’, there’s definitely something about the clocks going forward that gives us the spring cleaning bug.

And where better to start your cleaning routine than the bedroom.

From freshening up the bedlinen to vacuuming the floor and airing the mattress, there are lots of ways to breathe new life into your room.

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7 Tips on Buying A New Bed


7 Tips for Buying a New Bed

How to choose a new bed

Buying a new bed is a long-term investment and considering the average lifespan of a mattress is around 7 – 8 years, it’s worth spending as much as you can afford.

When choosing a new bed we recommend you arm yourself with all the necessary information beforehand.

We’ve put together the following tips, as recommended by the National Bed Federation, on what to look for when buying a new bed.

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Ring In The Changes With A New Bed in 2019

As we get ready to ring in 2019, for many of us our thoughts are turning to setting New Year resolutions.

Whether it’s starting to lead a healthier lifestyle or committing to take on a new challenge, for many of us our new year resolutions can only mean one thing – sleeping better!

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Christmas Opening Hours At Dalzells

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As a family-owned business, we would also like to express our thanks to you, our loyal and growing customer base, for all your support throughout the year.

In the year ahead, we look forward to continuing to deliver you the very Best DealsBrands and Unbeatable Service.

Our Christmas Opening Hours are as follows…

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Seven Festive Tips to Prepare for Christmas Guests

Tips for Preparing for Christmas Guests

As Christmas approaches, many of us are busy preparing our homes for the festive season. From decorating the tree to organising the Christmas shop, the added pressure of holiday guests coming to stay can sometimes leave us a little overwhelmed.

To help take the stress out of the holiday season this year, we’ve prepared the following tips to make sure you don’t lose sleep over where everyone else is going to sleep this Christmas!

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Eight Stress Relieving Sleep Tips

Menopause and Insomnia

Common Signs of Stress

Stress can manifest itself in many different ways. Physically your heart might pound, you might feel breathless or a quickening of your breath, you might sweat or feel tense.

However, prolonged periods of stress can often lead to more serious symptoms, such as depression, mood swings, sleep problems, anxiety, lack of concentration or apathy in everyday tasks.

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Trick or Treat Too Tired to Sleep!

Sleep Tips for Children

Whether it’s too many sugary treats, or too spooked to sleep, some children will find it difficult to nod off this Halloween night.

So, to help all those parents who might be struggling with their children’s sleep, we’ve put together our top tips to turn a potentially frightful night into a dream-filled delight.

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