About Alanna McGinn

Alanna McGinn is a mother of three (1 + twins!), Founder and CEO of Good Night Sleep Site, and Director for the International Association of Child Sleep Consultants (IACSC). She also serves on the faculty of The Family Sleep Institute. When she’s not on route to the bus stop or tripping over fire trucks and tea sets, she’s working with families to overcome their sleep challenges. Follow Alanna on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube for daily sleep tips and advice.

Help Your Child Sleep Well on Summer Vacation – CTV Your Morning

I had a great time chatting with Lindsey Deluce about how to set up our kids for sleep success while on summer vacation. For all the sleep well while on vacation sleep tips watch the full segment here.   Subscribe to Good Night Sleep TV here to be kept up-to-date on all upcoming shows. Alanna McGinn is ...

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Summer Travel Sleep Tips

Summer is finally here and the anticipation of getting away for your family vacation is high. When vacationing, happy children equal happy parents so keep reading for some summer travel sleep tips to help you realize those dreamy summer holiday days.  It is always much better if everyone is well rested enough to enjoy them! ...

Healthy Sleep For Your Baby Without the Guilt

Craving healthy sleep for your baby doesn’t have to come with a side of guilt. Sleepless nights are synonymous with the early weeks of parenting. Almost a rite of passage. An expected, but completely unprepared for how bone-numbing tiring it can actually be, rite of passage Sleep, or lack thereof, is quite commonly one of ...

Why You Need a Family Meeting and How to Create Your Family Sleep Rules

Why You Need a Set of Family Sleep Rules When someone in the family isn’t sleeping well, it can affect everyone in the home. And while it’s one thing for babies and toddlers to have some trouble with sleep and bedtime, it’s another thing when your school-aged children are consistently having difficulty. That’s why I ...

By | June 4th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Child For Sleep Away Camp – CTV Your Morning

Is Your Child "Sleep" Ready for Sleep Away Camp? I sat down with Melissa Grelo on Your Morning and we discussed the best way to help your child sleep well at sleep away camp and how to determine if your child is ready for overnight camp. For all the overnight camp sleep tips watch the ...

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Keep Sleep On Track During Warmer Months

With the warmer weather and brighter mornings upon us, sleep can go a little sideways.

How to Nap Properly – Make Sure You’re Doing it Right

Ready to take a nap? Make sure you know how to nap properly. There is no debating that naps are glorious. They can revitalize you, boost energy and productivity and set you on the right foot for the day. But did you know that there’s a right and wrong way to nap properly? Follow these ...

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: |0 Comments

How To Meditate To Sleep Better

If you’re like the average North American, your life is stressful and busy and it’s taking a toll on your sleep. The more things on our mind at bedtime, the less likely we are to have a good night’s sleep. The less rested we are, the more stress negatively affects us – it’s a vicious ...

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Short Nap Struggles

One, two, three, four…I declare a nap war.  Because that’s how it feels some days, right?  You KNOW your little one is tired.  And yet they just won’t nap.  

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Introduce A Toddler Clock

Using a toddler clock has become a more popular “tool” in a parent’s sleep tool kit and I have to admit that I am a huge fan.  When solidifying sleep rules with a toddler or preschooler, the clearer our expectations and the simpler we are able to communicate them, the less our toddlers tend to resist ...