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5 Tips For New Parents During Baby Safety Month

  September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the safe selection and use of juvenile products, while encouraging baby and children’s industry leaders to become safety ambassadors through public engagement.  As a Baby Safety Month Ambassador, Colgate Mattress […]

Calling All Moms – Are You Okay?

  It’s not just you – the pandemic has raised stress for all parents and anxiety is at an all-time high. Varying levels of social distancing orders are still in place, which has resulted in closed daycares, new back to school challenges and virtual workplaces.  Parents now have to find ways to keep their kids […]

2020 Back to School: New Challenges for Parents

While summer is still coming to a close in some parts of the country, many states are already gearing up for a new school year. Back to school can be stressful at the best of times, but after a spring of remote learning amid the Covid-19 spread, sending our little ones back to the classroom […]

Becoming a Parent During COVID-19

We are surrounded by images of blissful motherhood on social media, TV and in magazines. But many new mothers experience some distressing feelings after giving birth. That’s normal because the responsibilities of being a new parent are both tough … and exhausting. Fathers are also at risk of depression after the birth of a baby, […]

How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

We understand parents are worried about the mental wellbeing of their family. In these trying times, it’s especially important for children to feel seen, supported and heard.  As our kids grapple with feelings of confusion and big questions, they need us now more than ever. To help you have difficult conversations, we’re sharing tips from […]

Summer 2020: How To Make The Most Of It

  Your calendar is probably peppered with canceled vacations, shuttered pools and closed playgrounds. However, summer is not completely canceled! This time of year is meant to be spent with friends and loved ones, both relaxing and having fun. We’ve rounded up the best ways to make the most of it to help combat boredom […]

Colgate Mattress Wins Big in 65th Anniversary Year

In 2020, Colgate Mattress ™️ is celebrating its 65th Anniversary as a third-generation, family owned and operated company. We proudly handcraft the highest quality crib mattresses that our own kids, grandkids and great-grandkids have slept on. During this milestone year, we’re thrilled to have already received three major industry awards.  2020 Cribsie Awards Colgate Mattress’ Goodnight Owl […]

10 Creative Ways to Do a Gender Reveal During COVID-19

From the moment you start sharing your pregnancy news, the first question you probably get from everyone is “Are you having a boy or a girl?” In recent years, a popular way for expecting parents to reveal the gender of their new addition has been by hosting a gender reveal party with family and friends. […]

Simple Ways to Care for Each Other

Self-isolating is a new thing for most of us, but all this distance from one another doesn’t mean we can’t still work to keep our community connections strong. Whether you have time, money or even just a phone, there are big and small ways that you and your children can help others. Help Your Community […]

Colgate Mattress Shifts Gears to Make Masks During COVID-19 Pandemic

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlanta-based Colgate Mattress™️ has shifted the focus of a portion of its factory employees from handcrafting crib mattresses to creating masks, which will be donated to Shepherd Center. These masks are a collaborative effort across the company, from hospital outreach to mask design to sewing and manufacturing. Together, the […]