After going through all the photo entries for the “Get Out of My Bed, Please” contest, one thing became clear. The prize should really have been a king-sized mattress as opposed to a queen-sized.

Actually, is there anything larger than a king? Like a Shaquille O’Neal sized mattress?

If I am remembering my MTV Cribs episodes correctly, Shaq sleeps on a huge circular mattress with a Superman insignia in the middle. Serta— you should GET ON THAT. You’d make a fortune from exhausted parents who would love to put a fence right down the center to make their kids understand the concept of personal space.

I have selected my 20 favorite photos/bedtime problems and they will be put to a vote today at the bottom of this post.





















get-out-of-my-bed-mommy-shorts25The photo with most votes by October 1st will get a new Queen-sized Serta iComfort or iSeries mattress plus their adjustable foundation for a grand prize totaling $5000. You can vote once a day.

The Serta iComfort mattress features Serta’s latest dual-action gel memory foam technology, which gives much more support and cooling comfort than memory foam mattresses of the past. Serta offers eight new models with this technology, ranging from extra-firm to luxuriously plush, so every type of sleeper can find their perfect match.

6a0133f30ae399970b01b8d0665a42970cFor those interested in the benefits of gel memory foam, but looking for a traditional innerspring mattress, Serta offers the iSeries Hybrid Sleep Systemwhich combines their Cool Action Dual Effects Gel Memory Foam with individually wrapped coil innerspring.

6a0133f30ae399970b01b8d0665a48970cThe Serta adjustable foundation has lumbar support, 90-degree head tilt support and massage options, as well as some newer features like wireless motion-sensitive backlit remote, Bluetooth Connectivity, a wireless speaker system, USB power ports and convenient lighting.

6a0133f30ae399970b01b7c6dc66c2970bThat’s for all the people who take their smart phones with them to bed, like me. Actually, a pic of a spouse surrounded by smart devices would have been a great entry for the contest.)

6a0133f30ae399970b01a73e124872970d-piSecond and third place will win a complete Serta bedding set including two iComfort® Renewal Refined™ Pillows, one Sleep to Go™ Luxury Fleece Blanket, one iComfort Luxury Sheet Set (Queen or King), and one Serta Sheep Toy (to give to your child as a consolation prize).

You can find the full rules here.

To find your perfect mattress match, you can use Serta’s online iComfort/iSeries mattress selector tool or download their new app.

And let me know if there is a Shaq-sized option.

Because I will buy it.


This post was sponsored by Serta, but all thoughts and opinions are my own.


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