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.

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 [...]

How Adults Can Sleep Better – #BringBackBedtime

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:42+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

It’s no surprise that we are living in a chronically sleep deprived society. The reasons contributing to our growing sleep debt vary from our over scheduled, always connected lives, to lost sleep due to our own children’s sleep issues. But at Good Night Sleep Site, we know that adults can sleep better! Enter one of [...]

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:43+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

You may make your bed every day but when was the last time you changed your sheets? It's Probably Time to Wash Your Sheets...Just Sayin'... The average person spends about 1/3 of their lives in their beds, which works out to about 56 hours per week. And while you probably wouldn’t dream of wearing the [...]

How to Help Your 2 to 3 Month Old Baby Sleep Better

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:43+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Baby Sleep|

We've previously discussed baby's sleep in the first two months and the normal developmental phase of PURPLE crying. Good news! Your baby’s period of PURPLE crying will have peaked and should now be starting to subside. In these next couple of months, your baby’s sleep will begin to consolidate into longer sleep periods and you will [...]

You Can Get Your Sleep Back On Track

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:43+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Adult Sleep|

Anyone, even a sleep consultant, can struggle with insomnia. A couple of years ago, I experienced my first bout of unexplained sleepless nights. I don’t like to use the word insomnia, it yields way too much power. More on that later. I have a solid education in children’s sleep, but the science behind adult sleep [...]

How To Host A Book Club With Your Partner

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:44+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Adult Sleep|

We all know screen time before bed inhibits our sleep. It’s time adults close our laptops, put down the tablets and get back into the page-flipping scene. We’re bringing back bedtime and the romance of books with you and your partner. Forget book clubs with friends, it’s time to find out how to host a book [...]

Sleep Like The Olympic Athlete You Are

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:45+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

The Olympics are under way and athletes from around the world have come together to perform in events they’ve spent years training for. But the secret weapon to between winning a gold or a silver might actually come down to the time athletes spend between the sheets. Dr. Mark Rosekind, a sleep specialist who has [...]

Balancing Life with Healthy Sleep for Your Child

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:45+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Once you’ve got your little one on solid footing with respect to having a healthy relationship with sleep, it can be challenging to test the waters and step away from the routine and schedule that you’ve worked so hard to achieve.  And really, when things are going well from a sleep perspective, who in their [...]

How To Create A Meditation Space

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:45+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Adult Sleep|

If you want to start using meditation as a tool to help you sleep better at night, but aren’t sure where to start, we have provided you with some great meditation 101 ideas here.  In preparation to begin your meditation practice, it is best to find a space to use that will help you calm [...]