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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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Can Pets and Children Share a Bed?

There are mixed opinions about children and pets sharing a bed. At 5 Little Monkeys, we believe the amount of sleep a child is getting and their childrens mattress is the most important for sleep. If they happen to sleep well with their furry friend in a sleep system for kids, it might be fine to let them continue. But just to be sure, here are a few different things to think about prior to letting your little one snuggle the night away with their favorite dog or cat.

Pets & Children: Things to Know When Sharing a Bed

Pets & Children: Things to Know When Sharing a Bed

Toddler & Kids’ Beds - Is There a Difference?

Moving your child from a crib into a “big kid bed” can seem like a huge step. Your child is no longer a baby and can successfully make the switch to a larger bed that fits their size and needs. At this stage most parents debate between choosing a toddler size bed or a twin bed for a toddler. At 5 Little Monkeys, we want to help families choose the best kids mattress for their child and ensure their sleeping needs are met appropriately.

What is a Toddler Bed?

What is a Toddler BedWhen choosing between a toddler bed with a mattress and...

6 Reasons Your Child May Have Trouble Sleeping

There are many reasons why children may not be able to sleep well. 5 Little Monkeys believes a good night’s sleep begins with a great sleep system for kids and a childrens mattress that works for their little body. There are a few things parents can do to help encourage sleep in their child and avoid pediatric insomnia.

Why Can’t My Child Sleep?

Why Can’t My Child Sleep?Here are six reasons why your child may have trouble sleeping:

  1. Being Over Tired: Toddler and preschool children need between 11-14 hours of sleep every day, including naps and nighttime....