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Tips & Tricks for Better Sleep from Your Children's Mattress Experts

At 5 Little Monkeys, we're proud to have created a revolutionary children's mattress designed to give kids exactly what they need for perfect sleep – but our mission goes beyond that. We're passionate about ensuring that children everywhere get the restful sleep they need to grow and thrive, and while the 5 Little Monkeys Sleep System is central to that goal, we also want to serve as a resource for all your sleep-related questions and needs. Feel free to take a look through our blog for tips, tricks, and advice on getting better sleep for your little one. And if you haven't already, try the 5 Little Monkeys Sleep System for 100 days, completely risk-free!

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The Secret of Lullabies

The Secret of Lullabies

It's an image as old as time: a fussy baby is quickly lulled off to sleep as her loving mother lifts her voice to sing the soft, sweet notes of a familiar lullaby. Folk wisdom has held that lullabies help soothe little ones and send them to dreamland for generations, and now, modern science is catching up. And according to a new study done at the Great Ormund Street Hospital, it turns out that the effect of lullabies goes beyond just lulling an infant to sleep. At 5 Little Monkeys, our mission is to help your child experience the difference of healthy, restful sleep on our groundbreaking children's mattress. And if you're planning to sing your little one to...

Melatonin for Kids: What You Need to Know

Melatonin for Kids: What You Need to Know

At 5 Little Monkeys, we're on a mission to help kids everywhere get better, higher-quality sleep by providing the best children's sleep system on the market. But as parents ourselves, we know that sometimes, getting a child to bed can be a lot harder than it would seem. In our overstimulated world, bedtime can often feel more like a battle than a soothing ritual, and when that's the case, many parents turn to melatonin: a supplement that uses the same hormone the body naturally secretes in the hours before sleep. But is melatonin safe for kids? And if so, how should it be used?

Melatonin: Kids Best Friend or Secret Foe?

Melatonin has grown wildly in popularity in recent...

The Importance of Kids Pillows

The Importance of Kids Pillows

At 5 Little Monkeys, our mission is to help kids and families everywhere experience the life-changing potential of truly healthy, restful sleep. As we know from personal experience, healthful sleep can make a transformative difference in a child's growth and development. But all too often, kids are robbed of the best sleep by factors parents may not even notice – especially when it comes to children's beds and pillows. The right children's mattress will give your child's growing body the support it needs for optimal health and development, but their pillow is just as important.

When Should I Give My Kid a Pillow?

At the very beginning of your child's life, pillows should be nowhere near their...