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.

Easter Basket Gift Ideas

Easter is just around the corner and hopefully so is the warmer weather and longer doses of that golden sunshine. If you looking for some Easter basket gift ideas for your toddler or young child, we have some options that they will not only love, but would be great additions to any quiet time, nap time ...

How to Clean Up Your Sleep to Sleep More Soundly – The Marilyn Denis Show

Ready to Clean Up Your Sleep? I was back on The Marilyn Denis Show to talk about clean sleep and shared with Marilyn how to clean up your sleep with some fun and healthy sleep tools to add to your sleep tool kit, and help you sleep more soundly throughout the night.   What is ...

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

3 Ways to Achieve Clean Sleep

2017 is definitely the year of better sleep. Even celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow are speaking on the importance of better sleep this year and clean sleep. Do you need to give yourself a sleep cleanse? Practicing proper sleep hygiene, which are lifestyle and behavioural changes to improve our sleep need to be incorporated. Steps like ...

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep and the Spring Time Change – CTV Your Morning

How to Help Your Child Transition to the Spring Time Change I sat down with Ben Mulroney at CTV Your Morning and we discussed the Spring time change and how best to help our kids sleep well during this adjustment. We also tackled what mom and dad can do this Spring to help them sleep ...

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Why You Shouldn’t Rely On A Sleep Tracker Device

Maybe it’s a sign of the times, but conversations around the water cooler seem different.

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cityline – Help Your Children Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I had a blast chatting with Tracy on Cityline and shared my 4 top Cityline sleep tips on how to help your child get a good night's sleep. Focus on Exercise and Nutrition Exercising, eating well and staying hydrated primes your body for a better sleep. Find outdoor family activities that everyone can enjoy together ...

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Napping On The Go

Finding a balance between having your child sleep versus having your child sleep anywhere isn’t always easy.

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Sleep Props & Associations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Is Your Child “Sleep” Ready for Sleep Away Camp?

Signing up your child for their first week of sleep away camp is a big decision. Perhaps you went as a kid and want your own child to experience the same fun or maybe this is a new adventure for the both of you. While summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for your child to ...

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Help Your Child Sleep Better at Daycare

To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine, everyone needs to be on board. Parents need to work with childcare providers so that they are aware of your usual routine and attempt to maintain it as much as possible. This will really help your child sleep better at daycare. We know that ...

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ways For Couples To Connect Before Bed

Taking care of small children can be one part rewarding and two parts exhausting some days. Even with two parents at home on the weekends, sometimes all we want to do is crash and do our own thing, right? But it’s important for couples to connect. The time after children go to bed, when it’s ...

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments