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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. 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, parent 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. Now you can filter by sleep topic or concern to get right to the answer you need, fast! And if you haven't already, try the 5 Little Monkeys Sleep System for 100 days, completely risk-free!

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Temperature Regulating Mattress for Kids

Temperature Regulating Mattress for Kids

The human body is very sensitive to temperature, and this is especially true for little kids whose bodies are smaller and can lose heat and overheat more quickly than adults. As a parent trying to help your child get a good night’s rest, temperature control is critical to reduce restlessness and encourage deep, healing sleep. That’s where 5 Little Monkeys has you covered with the best kids mattress, engineered with your child’s health in mind. Our sleep system, which includes our kids mattress, mattress protector, and pillow, is hypoallergenic, temperature regulating, and organic.( We can’t say organic because we are not 100% organic. We use organic materials.) Here’s how to find the perfect temperature for your child’s...

The Best Fall & Winter Sleep Routine for Your Child

The Best Fall & Winter Sleep Routine for Your Child

Tis the season for daylight savings, shorter days and longer nights, and every parent knows that even the slightest change to the schedule can throw off your child’s bedtime routine. 5 Little Monkeys has poured our hearts into studying children’s sleep patterns, habits, and needs, in order to create our sleep system, and the best mattress for kids. Today we’d like to share our knowledge with tips to help establish the best fall and winter sleep routine for your child.

1)Try to Keep it On Track

The easiest way to reinforce a healthy bedtime routine, any time of year, is by being consistent. Your child will grasp the pattern and begin to enjoy the way it helps structure each...

How Scary Movies Affect Children’s Sleep

It’s October and Halloween is right around the corner, so naturally your child might be itching to indulge in some spooky fun, trick or treating, costume making, and maybe a scary movie or two. 5 Little Monkeys knows that every parent has to set their own boundaries for what content is or isn’t appropriate for their child, and that every child deserves the health benefits of a mattress made just for them, so here’s a couple of points to keep in mind about how scary movies affect children’s sleep.

Restlessness and Anxiety

Going to sleep can be difficult at any age, and a variety of factors can contribute to wakefulness...