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What is the Best Mattress for Children?

kids on a mattress

As a parent, you may agonize over every decision you make for your children. From the choice of pediatrician to the schools they attend and even the things we purchase for them.

The primary objective you have as parent is to raise happy, healthy children. It seems like such a simple proposition. But, every parent knows there are so many big and small things that go wrong, despite your best intentions.

When it comes to buying mattress, it is important to not only find a mattress that is safe for your children to sleep on, but to find a mattress that will offer room for your children to grow. These are a few things you should look for when you’re looking for the best mattress for your children.

5 Reasons Why a Customized Mattress is Better than a “One Type Fits All” Mattress

If there is one thing we’ve learned over the years as a society, it is that things advertised as “one size fits all” rarely do. With this in mind, it is almost always better to look for things that are custom fits in your life. This is true whether these things are clothing items, accessories, or home furnishing items.

How Does a 100% Natural Latex Mattress Compare to a Blended or Synthetic Latex Mattress?

healthy mattress

In your search for the perfect mattress, you’ll find yourself faced with many decisions along the way. Families today have lofty expectations for their mattresses and they should! You spend up to eight hours per night on your mattress. That’s more time than you spend in your car, on your sofa, or even at your desk in the office (especially once you factor all the moving around you do during the day). Your mattress is an investment in your health, but what kind of mattress is the best investment for your needs?

What is the Healthiest Mattress I Can Buy?

healthy mattress

Safeguarding your health is one of the most important things you can do to maintain superior happiness and quality of life. It is not only good for you, but it can also improve your engagement at work and your relationships with others in your life to get a healthy night’s sleep.

Mattress Safety – Natural Fire Barriers vs. Chemical Fire Barriers

nontoxic mattress

Waking up to the smell of smoke and feeling the burning hot flames from your bed on fire is something you may never want to think about. Unfortunately, mattress fires happen. According to CBS News, there were an estimated 17,800 bedding and mattress fires in the U.S. in just 2001 alone. Of these, 8,500 fires involved pillows or mattresses.

Mattress Certifications – What Do They Mean? GOLS, GOTS, OEKO-TEX, GreenGuard Gold

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Are you worried about your mattress containing harmful chemicals? There are so many different certifications which make different claims. This can make it difficult to determine if the mattress you’re about to purchase is partially or completely free of chemicals.

Is it Time to Replace Your Toxic Mattress With a Natural Latex Mattress?

You spend approximately one third of your life in bed. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to invest in a mattress that will promote good health and comfort rather than going for the one that has the lowest possible price tag.

What is the Harvesting Process for Latex Mattresses?

rubber trees

When you’re looking at making your home more sustainable, there are a variety of changes you can make. Your mattress is a very good place to start. All-natural latex mattresses are made from the protective fluid underneath the bark of the Hevea Brasiliensis rubber tree. You may be wondering how that can make a sturdy mattress. Below, we find that out, as well as look at the harvesting process for latex mattresses.

Frequently Asked Questions about Latex Mattress Toppers

natural latex mattress topper

You may have heard about the many benefits latex mattress toppers have to offer for a better night’s sleep. They can help you wake up rested and absent much of the stiffness and soreness related to sleeping on a bed that may not provide the right combination of softness and support to meet your body’s unique needs.

These are a few questions people commonly ask about latex mattress toppers that may help you make your final decision about whether this is the right choice for you.

How is a Latex Mattress Made?

rubber tree tapping

Latex mattresses are growing in popularity as people discover the many wonderful, back-saving, environmental, and other benefits they deliver – not to mention their exceptionally long lifespans when compared to other mattresses. But, as awareness is raised about the many benefits of sleeping on a natural latex mattress, there is a corresponding increase in questions about how latex mattresses are made.