The Guide to Self-Care for Moms

What is self-care?Self-care is essential but often the most forgotten part of maintaining our general well-being. Without it, life can be filled with just more chores on the never-ending to-do list for the day. Being overworked with little to no sleep is the reason we start to forget the ‘why’ for all of our choices and actions.Self-care is not self-serving, indulgent, or selfish. It ac...

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Ten Tips for New Parents

One of the most surreal moments in the life of a new mom or dad comes when you first arrive home with your new baby. You’ve endured (or cherished!) your pregnancy, gone through labor, and experienced the absolute joy and wonder of holding your child for the very first time. And now you’re ready to start your new life as a parent.This is where it can get a little overwhelming.The realiza...

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When is the best time to buy a mattress?

There are a lot of factors to take into consideration when you’re shopping for a mattress: price, comfort level, cooling features, partners’ preferences… the list goes on and on. But what about timing? Is there a best time to buy a mattress? What are your needs?To be perfectly honest, the best time to buy a mattress is when you need one. If you’re experiencing pain that you’ve ruled out oth...

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What’s The Difference Between A Twin vs Twin XL?

For something so familiar as a twin bed, the size actually has an interesting past. You may picture the twin bed as being commonplace throughout history, but until the 1890s, they were actually seldom seen in homes. It wasn’t until doctors started recommending twin mattresses for sanitary purposes that the craze caught on. The thought was if you slept on two different mattresses with separate s...

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Mother’s Day gifts you can get in-store.

If you’re lucky enough to live near one of Tuft & Needle’s beautiful stores (yes, we know we’re biased) then the perfect Mother’s Day gift can be as easy as running in and out. We’ll save you the need to carefully comb through every store in the mall, and help you cut to the chase for the perfect gift. Here are our top in-store picks for mom: Linen Sheet Set in Cloud Cri...

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Twin vs. Full Size Mattresses: What’s the Difference?

We all like a little extra space when we sleep, but sometimes, there just isn’t enough room for a King- or even a Queen-size. If you’re looking for a new bed for your growing teen, a college dorm room, or simply trying to maximize space in your new apartment, a smaller size bed might be your best option.With so many mattress sizes to choose from, we’ve created a simple mattress size guide t...

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Baby Sleep: Naps 101

Nap times can be one of the most frustrating parts of baby and toddlerhood. They are so important to help get you all through the day, but often they become a huge fight. Understanding how naps work, the best times to get one in, and when to start dropping them from your baby’s schedule key to avoiding fussy babies parents.How do I put my baby down for nap time?Let’s start at the basics...

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Sound for sleep: white noise machines.

Our sleep environments have many components—the bed being the most important—that involve all senses. One that affects the quality of sleep for many people worldwide is sound. Sure, some people could sleep through a rave, but for most people, a consistent soundscape is something that is key to getting a great night’s sleep. The sound element of sleep has been developing in leaps and bounds. The...

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Tuft & Needle

It’s here! Your local FedEx delivery driver has trekked across land and sea to deliver another package to your doorstep. But this time it’s different. They didn’t bring you a candle, books, or socks. No, this time it’s a mattress in a box.Wait. What?That’s right. Your T&N was vacuum sealed with literal tons of pressure, rolled into a burrito, popped into that pretty white box, and s...

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The Ultimate Guide To Removing Blood Stains From Your Mattress And Bedding

Welcome to the ultimate guide to getting a blood stain out of your mattress.Trust us, we know, no one wants to be here, but if you’re going to embark on this bloody journey, you might as well take us with you. While most stains and accidents can be handled with the same method as removing urine, removing blood from your mattress needs a little extra oomph. Grab some towels, hydrogen peroxide,...

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