Sleep of Faith – Organic Mattresses Review

– I need a new mattress and really want to buy one that is not doused in chemicals — in other words, an organic mattress. I’ve searched a number of sites online and have been horrified by the prices. They are really, really expensive! How bad is it if I buy a regular old affordable …

Organic mattresses – green furniture

– Is there one piece of green furniture that’s a must-have? – The mattress. Children sleep on that more than 12 hours a day, so an organic mattress is important. The whole incidence of SIDS [sudden infant death syndrome] decreased dramatically when we started putting kids to sleep on their backs, but I think part …

Dream a little dream of a good night’s sleep – part II

My husband bought a regular air mattress from REI, the kind for camping, but it was like trying to balance on a big bubble. I’m really comfy on our couch, which is just latex foam cushions, so we tried a couple of foam things from various sources, and ended up selling them on, yup, Craigslist. …

Dream a little dream of a good night’s sleep

According to the established norm for most mammals — except perhaps for college students cramming for finals, bats and Amy Winehouse — my ultimate nighttime destination is the land of Nod. I hear it’s a peaceful place, full of fancy, adventure, perils, triumphs and sometimes moments in which to stand on a stage in front …

A high-tech mattress – part II

Couples should consider investing in a quality mattress that gives them the proper comfort and support. “Beds do have a shelf life,” says Bain. “Support wears out. Your body changes. So a new bed can have two effects: the proper rest and support benefit, and it can also have a psychological benefit.” Keep in mind …

A high-tech mattress allows couples to dream big

They say a healthy relationship starts in the bedroom – with a good night’s sleep. But that’s easier said than done when partners have completely different snoozing styles. Different weights, resting positions and comfort preferences can result in fights, exhaustion – and forget about the sex. “If you’re not getting enough sleep … you don’t …

Mattress-maker Simmons turns loss to profit

Atlanta-based Simmons Co.’s profits had some bounce in the third quarter. But part of that came at the expense of layoffs, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Privately held mattress-maker Simmons made $5 million on sales of $177.6 million for the quarter ending Sept. 29. That’s versus a loss of …