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Extra! Extra! Sleepytime Tea

After dealing with my baby’s sleep issues (or should I say, her apparent aversion to a good night's sleep), I developed a few of my own. Mostly, I’ve become a light sleeper. My husband’s snoring often pulls me from my luscious slumber. Then I can’t fall back to sleep and my mind starts playing the “What if?” game. It's a vicious cycle.

Lately, my after dinner drink has been a giant mug of Celestial Seasonings SleepyTime Extra Wellness Tea – fortified with Valerian root. The herb Valerian has a similar affect on the brain as Valium - but you don't need a prescription for it and it is not addictive. A number of studies have proven its calming affect on the central nervous system.

It really seems to be helping me. It's not that I don't wake up, but lately I have a much easier time falling back to sleep.

So drink up (the tea, that is).

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Yoonyah Yoonyah 10 years
I´d rather sick to valium, the hang-over affect of this tea is horrible !!!
wynter wynter 10 years
wynter wynter 10 years
Chamomile tea works great for cranky babies. :) Our pedi recommened it when my oldest son was a baby, and 4 oz of it worked like a charm when he wouldn't sleep (he was 6 mo old).
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 10 years
I love this! My mom and I have been drinking this for a couple of years. P.S.: I am loving Fitsugar!
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
im having a glass of reisling right now- does that count? lol
flutterpie flutterpie 10 years
i love this stuff, im a big tea drinker. i like the awake by tazo and breathe easy when im sick the Vote baby Vote
atoxicsparkle atoxicsparkle 10 years
definitely need to pick some of this up
azucar_maddy azucar_maddy 10 years
Thanks for posting this. I'd like to try it. I've always used chamomile tea when I need to relax, and it's worked wonders for me.
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
Ohh I Love sleepytime tea, I drink it all the time. I'll have to look out for this new kind.
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