Guest Napper #73 – Wimpy Workout

We parents know that sometimes you have to use whatever you have on hand to keep those kids exercising. Sometimes, however, the pull of the couch is just too soporific to inspire an active lifestyle. As a scientist of sleep, I am wondering if it is the couch, itself, that induces these snoozes…or is it…

Guest Napper #69 – Sleepy Surfing

At first, when I saw this picture Emma sent of her son Sirius, I thought “Eh, he’s sleeping on an ottoman. We’ve seen that before.” But he’s not. Look more closely. In fact, Sirius is balanced on the arm of this couch. He looks like he conked out there on the way to his workout,…

Snoozeworthy Sofa Arm

Who out there has a sofa that really could stand to be replaced, but which is so comfortable that you can’t bring yourself to do it? This little loveseat has been an absolute champion. I bought it for my tiny studio apartment when I lived in Chelsea in Manhattan. It was really hard to find…