About Alanna McGinn

Alanna McGinn is the creator of The Good Night Sleep Cleanse and Founder of Good Night Sleep Site a family sleep consulting practice helping babies to adults sleep better. Alanna and her global team are working with families to overcome their sleep challenges. You can follow her expert advice on The Marilyn Denis Show, The Goods, and Your Morning, and national publications like Today’s Parent, Maclean’s, Prevention, and Huffington Post. Alanna strives in helping families and corporations overcome their sleep challenges and have happy well-rested smiles in the morning.

3 Reasons Why The Holiday Season Disrupts Your Sleep

By | 2018-12-12T01:29:03+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

There is no denying that the holiday season brings lots of opportunity for joy, family fun and laughter. But don’t be fooled, the festive season also delivers a perfect storm that challenges your ability to sleep well, while also making it difficult to catch up on lost sleep. The result is lingering fatigue and compromised [...]

Episode 17: Why This Girl Loves Sleep

By | 2018-11-27T13:47:31+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Podcast|

It’s Season One’s Season Finale! Season 1 has been such a blast to create and we already have so much amazing content and fantastic interviews set up for Season Two, which is launching in January! But first - are you ready to get to know Alanna a bit better and find out why this girl [...]

What Your Need To Know About Sleep And Seasonal Affective Disorder

By | 2018-11-26T01:33:19+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

Even before winter officially starts, many of us are already living with less hours of daylight and drearier, colder weather. If you’ve been feeling down, irritable, low on energy, or craving sweet or starchy foods more than usual, you may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that’s [...]

Episode 16: Holiday Sleep and Baby

By | 2018-11-20T13:23:42+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Podcast|

With the holiday’s just around the corner you may be wondering if the gift of sleep will be wrapped up with a big bow this season. The Christmas season can be busy with family gatherings, late holiday dinners, and one too many gifts under the tree. Your child’s sleep needs can get lost in the [...]

How Baby Gates Can Help You Sleep Better at Night

By | 2018-11-14T21:44:46+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

All new parents fully expect to have their sleep disrupted in the first few months of baby’s life. The multiple night wakings, the early mornings – these are all things that go hand in hand with having a newborn. But what new parents don’t know yet, is that it’s not just the newborn phase that [...]

Episode 15: Holiday Travel and Sleep

By | 2018-11-13T18:53:11+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Podcast|

The Holiday season means travel plans are under way. Air travel, road trips, hotel stays, may be unavoidable during this time of year and a common question I get throughout the Holiday season is “We’re going away soon. How do I protect my baby’s sleep?” So travelling with a baby in tow may mean some [...]

Episode 14: Mom Stories: Cat and Nat

By | 2018-11-06T23:30:38+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Podcast|

In this episode of Mom Stories Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn chats with two ladies who have been keeping it real for moms for years. Their #momtruths help to make us laugh at the complete chaos of motherhood with no matter what struggle we are experiencing that day. Cat and Nat have become an online staple [...]

When Grandparents Ignore Your Sleep Rules

By | 2018-11-03T23:22:41+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Baby Sleep|

We’ve heard plenty of positive stories about grandparent involvement, whether that be watching your baby for an occasional date night to those grandparents who take on a major caregiver role and babysit weekly, perhaps even overnight. Those grandchild and grandparent relationships are very special and it’s amazing to foster that, if it works for your [...]

Episode 13: Sleep Clinic #2

By | 2018-11-01T16:50:11+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn dedicates this entire episode to her popular sleep clinic, where she chooses sleep questions submitted by you and answers them. On today’s episode she answers: What age is best to start sleep training? How young is too young? How to deal with 9-month old frequent night wakings? How do I stop [...]

How to Create the Right Safe Sleep Environment for Your Baby

By | 2018-10-24T23:26:25+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

When we work with new parents, we spend a lot of time teaching them about all of the elements that go in to helping their baby build a positive relationship with sleep. It’s quite common for parents to underestimate the different facets involved in developing good sleep habits such as age, sleep schedule, sleep training [...]