Last weekend our volunteer team from the Bellevue's Boys & Girls Club set a new record building our shredded latex bed pillows. As you can see from the pictures this was one busy team. The pillows they built will be available at the Soaring Heart location in Bellevue during the Taste of Main at a special Boys and Girls Club Price of just $65.
Did you know that nearly a third of Americans suffer from sleep deprivation? Despite experts recommending that adults sleep at least 8 hours, many get 6 hours a night or less. Summer is a time of change, and while no one denies having the sun on the horizon is a good thing it could be negatively effecting your sleep.
As any mother can tell you when a baby is born sleep deprivation takes on a whole new meaning. Those few precious hours of sleep you do get are more akin to a constantly interrupted nap than any type of actual, restful sleep. It can be frustrating beyond measure for both parents, but especially mom. Until she gets into a regular cycle of pumping breast milk so dad can help out and give her that extra sleep she so desperately needs, making sure that tiny wonder gets all the nutrients required to stay healthy and grow up to be big and strong is entirely up to her.
Well, not that far east, about 10 miles. However; as residents of King County know, that short trip across beautiful lake Washington can certainly feel transcontinental.
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