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Organic vs Non-Organic Cotton Pillows: Which is better?

Organic or non-organic cotton

There is a lot of misinformation out there on the web about organic cotton, with many companies leading you to believe that it is directly healthier to sleep on organic.  But this isn't actually true at all.  What most people don't realize is that organic cotton isn't quite the same thing as organic produce where there may be residual pesticides, herbicides, etc. able to enter your body.

 The cotton fibers themselves don't carry any residue... (read more)

Our Sleep-Inducing Custom Loft Pillow

Welcome to our Custom Loft Pillow: the last pillow you will ever need to own.

Have you ever desired the perfect pillow, one that made you say "wow, this feels like it was made for me!"  If so, keep reading...

We started A Little Pillow Company in 2007 because we were tired of almost great pillows and waking up wishing our nights had been just a tad more comfortable.  (We had a perfect mattress so we knew that wasn't it.)  It took months and months of R&D to get what we wanted but we did and we've never looked back.  Our Original Hypoallergenic Pillow has been amazingly popular, even though we've shunned Big Box Stores and Department Stores in favor of connecting directly with our customers.... (read more)

What is the correct size pillow for a toddler?

Let's start with the first thing pediatricians recommend: no pillows in the crib under the age of 2.  Although some may say it's ok earlier, this is usually a case-by-case situation so be sure to always check with your own doctor first.

The next thing to know about choosing the correct size pillow for a toddler is that size most definitely does matter! Pediatricians do not want toddlers with an adult size pillow.  They recommend one sized for their small necks and bodies, which is why... (read more)

At what age should I give my baby or toddler a pillow?

The standard recommendation by pediatricians is that a pillow not be given to children under the age of 2 years.  However, there are some children who may begin needing some nighttime lift earlier than that and then others who aren't ready for one until even later.  Unless you feel they are needing something to sleep on earlier than 24 months (usually indicating this by sleeping on their arm, a blanket or stuffed toy), it's best to wait.... (read more)

DIY: Coloring on a Pillowcase

Today we are going to teach you how to add some "cute" to a plain white pillowcase and have fun with your kids at the same time. Here is a list of what you will need:

  • One of our white 200 thread count pillowcases (for best results, pre-wash and iron it super flat)
  • Crayola crayons (true Crayola brand is really a must for this project)
  • Plain paper or a paper grocery bag or newspaper
  • Paper towels
  • An iron
  • Oh and little creativity won't go amiss either... (read more)