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  1. Is a Toddler Bed the Same as a Single Bed?

    If you are about to become a parent or are a new parent, then you may be wondering whether a toddler bed is the same as a single bed. In short, the answer is no. A toddler bed usually measures in at around 140cm in length and 70cm in width whereas a single bed usually measures in at around 190cm... Read More
  2. What Age Are Loft Beds Suitable For?

    Loft beds can be described as a single bed that is raised relatively high off of the ground so that you can make use of the space between the floor and the mattress. They are also sometimes known as high sleepers. They are built with a frame which is higher than the mattress to stop the risk of rolling out... Read More
  3. Are Triple Bunk Beds Safe?

    As the name suggests, a triple bunk bed is effectively three single beds on one frame! A triple sleeper on the other hand, is a bed that can sleep three people. There is either a small double bed or a standard sized double bed on the bottom and a single bed on the top. Here at the Children's Bed Shop... Read More
  4. What Bed Should a Four-Year-Old Have?

    If you are wondering what kind of child's bed your four-year-old should have then keep on reading because we have some ideas for you. You will almost certainly want a low sleeper bed for your four-year-old. This is because generally speaking, mid sleeper beds, high sleeper beds, bunk beds and triple bunk beds are not suitable for children under six... Read More
  5. Why Consider a Triple Bunk Bed For Your Children?

    Here at the Children's Bed Shop, we stock a varied selection of both triple bunk beds and triple sleepers. There are lots of reasons why you may choose to purchase a triple bunk bed or a triple sleeper. Maybe you have three children & at this time in their lives, they either need or want to share a room. If... Read More
  6. How to Keep Your Kids in a Good Sleeping Pattern During the Summer Holiday

    Although it may feel like months and months away, the summer holidays are fast approaching. It is hard to believe, but our youngsters only have one full term left at school before the summer holidays are upon us! Kids absolutely love the longest holiday of the school year - the summer holidays with promises of long, warm days stretching ahead... Read More
  7. Why You Should Consider Stompa for Your Child's Bedroom

    Here at the Children's Bed Shop, we stock the children's bedroom furniture brand, Stompa. Stompa beds specialise in children's bedroom furniture and have done since the 1960's. The company was originally founded in Norway and became very popular in Scandinavia, becoming known for producing high-quality products. The company's products were first introduced to the UK in the 1980's & they... Read More
  8. How Your Kids Can Get a Better Night's Sleep

    Is your little one tossing and turning in bed at night trying to get comfortable? Do they sometimes wake up in the morning complaining about aches and pains? Are there occasions where your little one is waking up and don't feel as though they've had a proper night's sleep, which leads to bad moods and tantrums? If the answer to... Read More
  9. Help your child overcome their bedtime fears and nightmares

    For many children Halloween is one of the most fun times of year. But for others, images of witches, ghosts and ghouls can linger in their little minds and cause bedtime fears and nightmares. When kids don't sleep, parents don't sleep and the whole household suffers. Nightmares and bedtime worries are most common among children aged three to eight, because... Read More
  10. Bedtime Routine for Autumn

    As every parent knows, seasonal changes can affect a child's bedtime in all sorts of unexpected ways. With autumn fully underway, we take a look at how to adjust to the change in season, but also, how autumn can be the ideal time to establish a good bedtime routine. We also consider why now is the perfect time to upgrade the... Read More

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