Home/Alanna McGinn

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.

Focus on Your Sleep During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-03-26T15:04:55+00:00March 26th, 2020|Adult Sleep|

Now more than ever though it's so important to focus on your sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic. We get that you probably don’t want to hear any more about the COVID-19. It’s hard to digest all the information coming out on an hourly basis and be constantly pivoting to adjust to the recommendations and stay [...]

Guest – Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood – Positive Affirmations

By |2020-03-07T20:53:51+00:00March 7th, 2020|Podcast|

Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood are moms, bestie’s, and founders of Love Powered Co. They launched Love Powered Co on Kickstarter in 2017 - a soul fuel company, powering the next generation of mindful leaders. With a passion of health, spirituality, personal development and mindfulness these ladies are taking the world of positive affirmations by [...]

Why Your Child is Stalling at Bedtime

By |2020-03-01T01:51:48+00:00March 1st, 2020|Podcast|

Kids who never learned strong sleep skills as babies can be toddlers who are still struggling with sleep. In other cases, kids who were great sleepers can suddenly be faced with sleep issues too. What’s interesting though, is that even though many adults struggle with sleep, parents can be quick to assume that their child [...]

Top 5 Most Common Sleep Issues in Toddler Years

By |2020-02-03T21:24:38+00:00February 20th, 2020|Toddler Sleep|

We’ve got a whole section on the Good Night Sleep Site website dedicated to toddler sleep. Why? Because getting through the baby phase certainly doesn’t mean all your sleep issues disappear! Far from it, actually. In fact, some of the toughest sleep challenges can happen in those toddler years (see 18 month regression), even if [...]

How to Create a Successful Family Meeting

By |2020-02-17T18:47:41+00:00February 17th, 2020|Podcast|

When someone in the family isn’t sleeping well, it can affect everyone in the home. And while it’s one thing for babies and toddlers to have some trouble with sleep and bedtime, it’s another thing when your school-aged children are consistently having difficulty. Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn helps you conduct a successful family sleep meeting [...]

Should You Really Never Wake A Sleeping Baby?

By |2020-01-29T23:53:22+00:00February 13th, 2020|Baby Sleep|

Does it really matter if your little one’s afternoon nap lasts past four in the afternoon? Do you have to wake a newborn to feed them? These are just some of the questions new parents often have when it comes to babies and their sleep. And whether it’s from dotting grandparents or from your neighbour [...]

Guest – Kelly Bourne – Parenting Expert

By |2020-03-01T01:58:20+00:00January 29th, 2020|Podcast|

As a Pediatric Registered Nurse turned parenting researcher, speaker, and writer, Kelly Bourne's straight-shooting tips help parents navigate the bumps and WTF moments with their sanity and sense of humour intact. Holding both a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy and certification as a Positive Discipline Parenting Educator, Kelly provides support and practical tools for [...]