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Save a life for $98

There’s a $98 device called Snuza that clips to the baby’s waist and alerts you if he stops breathing. It also alerts you if it loses contact so that it can no longer monitor the baby’s breathing. 
Adults with sleep apnea can use it too. A CPAP works for obstructive sleep apnea, but if you have central sleep apnea, this is the only thing I know of that will help. If you don’t know if you have sleep apnea or not, you’ll know after you spend a night with this gadget. If you can’t afford $3000 for a sleep study, you can diagnose yourself with the Snuza and buy a self-adjusting CPAP online for $300, no Rx needed.
Many people who have lost a baby to SIDS use the Snuza for subsequent babies. Go over to Amazon if you want to read scores of reviews where this baby monitor has saved a life. It was the only time I found myself crying over Amazon reviews. You’ll also read first hand what parents have done to get their babies breathing again.
Please pass the word. And excuse my caps. I don’t often comment, but this article was misinformed and dangerous. I don’t know why the author didn’t just google “SIDS baby monitor,” but there are several effective monitors, some as low as $79. If I had a baby, I'd use two at the same time as a fail safe. 


I posted this in response to an incident article on Lifehacker that reviewed three very expensive baby monitors, implied no others existed, and basically advised parents to put their babies to sleep supine but otherwise throw up their hands in despair and give up on protecting their babies from SIDS. 
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You know you text too much when...

I just wrote some meditations on barking dogs. I wrote it by hand in a paper notebook, finished it, turned the page, sat back, looked at the notebook and, for a fraction of an instant WAITED FOR IT TO TEXT ME BACK.

I have been texting too much. 
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Mindfulness Meditation: A tool to let you govern your own mind

Life: Happy or Crappy?

I think one key to whether I live a happy life or a crappy one is what I choose to pay attention to. Paying attention to dogs barking, little aches and pains, and the voice in my head that's kind of a miserable whiner is not a recipe for happiness. Or achievement. Or anything good. 

Meditation is a way to train the awareness. 

The following exercise has been a great tool for disciplining my emotions and recovering from grief. I wish I'd known of it years ago. They ought to teach this stuff in high school. I bet the crime rate would go down. Here it is. 

Mindfulness Meditation Made Ridiculously Easy

Step 1

Breathe in and tell yourself, "I'm breathing in."

Step 2

Breathe out and tell yourself, "I'm breathing out."


When your mind wanders, gently redirect your attention to your breathing.  

The gentle redirection of your attention when it wanders is the essence of this exercise. So you don't ever have to feel like you're screwing up. 

A lot of instructions tell you to do this for 5-10 minutes. I can do it for about one minute and I found it just one minute very helpful.

Here are some other online resources:


This site has five has basic five mindfulness exercises and explains the philosophy behind them clearly, with detail, and in a somewhat mystical manner


Good Life Zen

This page has detailed instructions for a simple meditation exercise. Here's a wonderful bit of wisdom:

Set yourself a regular schedule, but make sure this schedule is ‘too easy’, and ‘too short’. If you want to create a habit of daily meditation, you’re much more likely to be successful if you treat yourself with kindness and don’t demand the impossible.


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