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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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5 Of Our Favorite Sleep Meditations for Kids

Meditation is another one of those buzzwords that seems to be everywhere lately. It can be one of those words that’s hard to get a grasp as to what it means. Meditation is the practice of focusing on mindfulness; meaning: focusing one’s mind on a particular thought, activity, or object. It’s done with the intent of training one’s attention and awareness to achieve mental clarity as well as a stable and calm emotional state.

That can feel like a lot to unpack, it can be even more to unpack for kids; however, practicing meditation from an early age can help kids better acclimate to changes, become more mindful of themselves, stay focused on the present, control emotions, and so

Finding the Right Size Mattress For Your Child

As a parent, it can be tricky to figure out what size mattress is right for your child when it comes time to transition from crib to “big kid” bed. There’s a lot of information out there, but 5 Little Monkeys wants to make the process of choosing a mattress as simple as possible. That’s why we designed a mattress to grow with your child - from out of the crib, all the way through to leaving for college. Our standard size childrens’ mattresses are designed to support your child’s growing bodies, and provide lasting benefits like temperature regulation for the best night’s sleep possible.

Learn more about how our childrens’ mattresses are designed for all...

Stuffed Animals & Child Development

Think back to your very first buddy. You’ll probably think of your first friend from school—the person whose eyes you met across the classroom and instantly became best friends with! Or maybe it was a cousin or a neighborhood kid! But let’s go a little further down memory lane. Who was the first friend who accompanied you in your imaginative quests? Likely it was Teddy, your teddy bear. Although as adults we don’t quite remember how many adventures we took with our stuffed animal, we can confidently say that your plush toy helped mold who you are today.

Language & Socialization Skills

Ever thought about how you first got started speaking? It may have been primarily...