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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 Danger of Lack of Sleep in Children

The Danger of Lack of Sleep in Children

At 5 Little Monkeys, we've spent years designing a sleep system for kids from the ground up. We made the 5 Little Monkeys bed because we understand that kids' growing bodies have specific needs that can't be met by most children's mattresses on the market, and without a proper children's bed, kids won't get the high-quality, restful sleep they need. And that's important: because the effects of a lack of sleep on a kid go far beyond being drowsy during the day.

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Children

We all understand that anyone who didn't get their normal 8 hours of shuteye is likely to feel drowsy the next day. But when it comes to long-term sleep deprivation in children,...

Should I Ban Screens in My Child's Bedroom?

Should I Ban Screens in My Child's Bedroom?

These days, screens are coming into children's lives at a younger and younger age. On one level, that can be a good thing, as many tablets can be a great way for kids to learn and have fun. But could all that blue light be disrupting your child's sleep patterns? At 5 Little Monkeys, we believe every child deserves the deep, restful sleep they need for proper growth and development. And in addition to offering a world-class sleep system for kids to make that happen, we think it might be time for parents to ban screens from kids' bedrooms.

Why You Might Want to Ban Screens from Your Child's Bedroom

According to a recent study from King's College...

Why a Good Mattress Is Essential for Children with Special Needs

Why a Good Mattress Is Essential for Children with Special Needs

At 5 Little Monkeys, we're big proponents of the importance of quality, ample sleep for kids. Good sleep is critical for cognitive, emotional, and physical development, helping make just about every part of a child's life better. And when it comes to children with special needs, the importance of sleep goes double. Our 5 Little Monkeys Bed is designed to give kids what their growing bodies need for healthy sleep, and that includes children with special needs. To learn more about how a good mattress can help children with special needs, we talked to a leading autism mommy blogger – and 5 Little Monkeys Bed user – about how the 5 Little Monkeys Sleep System helps her child with...