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.

Why You Sleep Less in the Summer Than the Winter – CTV Your Morning

By | 2018-06-12T19:54:14+00:00 June 12th, 2018|TV|

Summer brings warmer weather but also less sleep for many families. I had a great time on Your Morning sharing why we sleep better in the winter and sleep less in the summer. I explained my top sleep tips on how you can protect your summer sleep and also help you children sleep better in [...]

How to Help Your 3 to 4 Month Old Baby Sleep Better

By | 2018-05-30T00:44:05+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

As your baby grows, their sleep needs decrease a little and sleep and wake times begin to organize into more of a pattern. For a 3 to 4 month old baby, night time sleep increases and daytime sleep will begin to consolidate into naps that you can start to regulate. Hopefully, having to get up [...]

Helping Kids Sleep in Different Homes After Separation or Divorce

By | 2018-05-27T22:14:02+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

After separation or divorce, children need time to get used to living between two homes and sleeping in different environments. During this period, they will need understanding and support from both parents to help them adjust to the changes but there are also a few practical things you can do as well to make their [...]

Sleep Coaching – Do You Have To Let Your Baby Cry?

By | 2018-05-27T19:24:05+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

When people ask me about what I do and how Good Night Sleep Site can help, the first question I get is almost always the same. “Do I have to let my baby cry"? This questions makes ME want to cry, as it perpetuates one of the biggest myths out there about sleep coaching. Unfortunately, [...]

How Waking Up Earlier Can Help You Fall Sleep Better – The Marilyn Denis Show

By | 2018-06-12T19:33:05+00:00 April 30th, 2018|TV|

On my latest Marilyn Denis Show segment I explained how waking up earlier can help you fall asleep better. Our natural circadian rhythms control when our body knows when to wake up and go to bed each night. There is such thing as being a natural early bird or night owl. These chronotypes are 50% due [...]

What All New Parents Should Know About Sleep Training

By | 2018-04-29T22:16:42+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

New parents receive so much advice and information on what they should and shouldn’t do once their baby arrives.  Well-meaning friends and family members pass along what worked for them, what didn’t, what you MUST do and what you should avoid.  The tricky part about all this?  Every baby and every family is unique and [...]

How to Achieve a Better Night’s Sleep – CHCH Morning Live

By | 2018-04-28T18:53:23+00:00 April 28th, 2018|TV|

I had the pleasure of speaking with CHCH Morning Live on how to help you achieve a better night's sleep by revamping your bedtime routine and making sure you are including your own personal beauty regime to help prepare your body and mind to sleep better.   Subscribe to Good Night Sleep TV here to be kept [...]

How Magnesium Supplements Can Help You Sleep Better

By | 2018-04-25T19:42:13+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

Not sleeping well at night? When’s the last time you ate spinach, or snacked on edamame? If you haven’t been noshing on leafy greens, nuts, and beans lately, you could be deficient in an important mineral which, in turn, is causing your restless nights. What is this magical mineral? Magnesium. Usually when something sounds too good [...]

Help Us Support Maternal Mental Health

By | 2018-04-18T00:17:40+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Did you know that approximately 76,000 moms will get a Post-Partum Mood Disorder (PPMD) in Canada this year? Adjusting to life with a new baby is challenging and often overwhelming. Good Night Sleep Site is passionate about sleep for so many reasons, one important one being how the lack of sleep plays a role in [...]