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.

Anxiety in School Aged in Children

By | 2019-08-20T14:20:00+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Podcast|

Often our kids have trouble sleeping at night when fears and anxiety are playing a role. Today’s guest speaks joins Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn to discuss how to combat anxiety for our kids at bedtime. Tania DaSilva is a Child, Youth and Family Therapist. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is [...]

How to Help Your Teen Sleep Better

By | 2019-08-13T15:23:24+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Podcast|

Ready for some big revelations when it comes to teens and their sleep? In this episode Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn breaks down the top six factors affecting teen sleep and what you can do about it. First of all, we want to start by saying that parents should approach teen sleep just as you may [...]

Back to School Sleep Routines for All Ages – CHCH Morning Live

By | 2019-08-10T00:47:38+00:00 August 10th, 2019|TV|

I had the pleasure of speaking with CHCH Morning Live on how to help you work on back to school sleep routines for all ages! From kindergarten to teens I spoke with Annette and shared my top back to school sleep tips for your child. Watch the FULL INTERVIEW here. Subscribe to Good Night Sleep [...]

Listen to Alanna McGinn and Whitney Port on #WITHWHIT

By | 2019-07-22T23:39:44+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Baby Sleep|

This week on WITH WHIT, Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn spoke with Whitney Port. Whitney and her family worked with Alanna to help her son Sonny sleep better and they have proven to be one of our favourite families we've worked with! We spoke on all things sleep starting with top sleep tips to help you [...]

Episode 36: Preparing Your Child for Sleep Away Camp

By | 2019-06-25T12:07:38+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Podcast|

It’s that time of year where your child may be headed off to camp. Whether big or small your child may be having mixed emotions about the experience, heck you may have mixed emotions about the experience. Heading off to their first year of sleep away camp is a big deal and sometimes a little [...]

Episode 35: Guest – Jamie Glowacki – Potty Training Expert

By | 2019-06-19T14:56:36+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn sits down with Potty Training Expert and author of Oh Crap Potty Training and Oh Crap I have a Toddler, Jamie Glowacki. Jamie is a trusted resource on all things potty training and now toddlerhood! Her two former careers as social worker and circus performer make her uniquely qualified to deal [...]

Episode 34: Sleep Clinic #4

By | 2019-06-14T01:38:54+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Podcast|

On today’s sleep clinic Sleep Expert Alanna is joined by four of her Good Night Sleep Site team members and together they answer your sleep questions that were submitted to @GNSleepSite through Instagram and Twitter. Join sleep experts Jamie Contarini, Emily O’Gorman, Laura Armstrong, and Heather Young and together with Alanna they tackle: How to [...]

Episode 33: How Do You Sleep Train a Baby With a Toddler at Home

By | 2019-06-09T02:00:20+00:00 June 9th, 2019|Podcast|

It’s a common issue that we hear from our parents. You are ready to start sleep training your baby and start a routine, stay consistent, and stay strong but you’re worried that your baby will wake up your toddler. How is it possible to remain consistent in your day-to-day routine of sleep training when you [...]

Is Reverse Seasonal Affective Disorder Affecting Your Sleep?

By | 2019-05-31T18:59:44+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Adult Sleep|

Mood certainly effects your sleep, and vice versa. In November we wrote a blog post that addressed sleep and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and what you can do to help make it through our long and dark winters. On the flip side, did you know that for some people SAD is more of an issue [...]

Episode 32: Guest – Sarah Remmer – Family Nutritionist

By | 2019-05-28T15:56:35+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn speaks with Family Nutritionist Sarah Remmer. Sarah is the founder and owner of The Centre for Family Nutrition, a Calgary-based nutrition counselling practice that specializes in pre-natal, infant and child nutrition. She has a powerful passion for good food, and for teaching parents how to healthfully (and realistically!) feed their families. [...]