The Best Mattresses for Kids Kids spend up to 13 hours per night getting restorative sleep that’s essential for their growth and development. Unlike adults, kids are also still developing their sleep habits and favorite sleep positions. An unsupportive or uncomfortable mattress could lead to less-favorable sleep habits, so it’s important for kids to sleep on the right mattress — one that provides comfort, support, and doesn’t sleep too hot.
The Importance of Sleep in Child Development As a parent, we all know that getting your child to sleep can be a challenge. From the last minute bathroom breaks to the requests for just one more bedtime story, kids are known to fight off sleep, whether it be before a nap or your nightly bedtime ritual. The very rest we crave as adults, kids often see as a restraint on the excitement of life. (Oh, to be young again 😉)