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.

How To Winterize Your Bedroom For Better Sleep

By | 2018-10-17T18:33:21+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

Do you notice that your sleep habits or sleep patterns change with the seasons? It can be harder to sleep well during the summer due to the heat and humidity, but the colder temperatures can also make it more difficult to get a solid, restful sleep too. We’ve talked before about the importance of your [...]

Episode 11: Mom Stories: Whitney Port

By | 2018-10-16T12:00:23+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Podcast|

Today we are starting a new series on This Girl Loves Sleep podcast entitled Mom Stories. These will be episodes where I sit down with other moms, and we may throw in some dad stories here and there, and discuss their own journey as a mom, maybe how they tackled their own sleep issues, what [...]

Episode 10: My Story of Secondary Infertility

By | 2018-10-09T12:56:27+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Podcast|

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month with October 15th being National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. 1 in 4 women will suffer a loss via miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss at some point in their lives. The topic of miscarriage, infant loss, and infertility is one that is close to the heart [...]

Episode 9: Sleep Tool #2 – Help Your Baby Nap Longer

By | 2018-10-03T18:06:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Podcast|

The second sleep tool in the Good Night Sleep Site Tool Kit is working on consolidating naps. Hands up! Who is struggling with 30-45 minute naps? Nap struggles are probably the most common sleep complaint with parents, and you are definitely not alone in your struggles. Proper naps can be hard but understanding when and [...]

Changing College And University Sleep Culture

By | 2018-09-30T23:55:32+00:00 September 30th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Here at Good Night Sleep Site, we’re big on sleep education. Not surprising, right? What is surprising though is how many people still don’t understand much about sleep – why it’s important, how it supports overall health, and that it can prevent illnesses from starting or getting worse. One group of people in particular that [...]

Episode 8: Fire the Boss at Bedtime

By | 2018-09-27T01:16:14+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Podcast|

When you’ve got a toddler and bedtime rolls around, it can feel like a job. Night in and night out, putting your toddler to bed can become more and more difficult. While your little one is developing their own personality, sleep and bedtime suddenly becomes a battle you’re losing miserably. It’s tough on everyone when [...]

Episode 7: Guest – Catherine McCord of Weelicious / Family Nutrition from Breakfast to Dinner

By | 2018-09-18T12:09:36+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Podcast|

Nutrition joins sleep as one of the pillars of health and Catherine McCord, founder of Weelicious joins Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn in this episode of This Girl Loves Sleep to share quick and easy nutrition tips to help us busy parents from breakfast to dinner! Alanna had the pleasure of working with Catherine and her [...]

Breathing Techniques To Help You Fall Asleep

By | 2018-09-14T23:05:11+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Adult Sleep|

We’re pretty certain that at one point or another, you’ve found yourself lying awake in bed, unable to fall asleep. Whether you only have this issue from time to time, or frequently find yourself frustrated and unable to drift off to sleep, you’ll want to read more about breathing exercises and how they can help [...]

Episode 6: Sleep Tool #1 – A Perfect Baby Sleep Environment

By | 2018-09-12T01:45:32+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Podcast|

Making sure our babies sleep in a safe, conducive, and consistent sleep environment is important and the first sleep tool in the Good Night Sleep Tool Kit. Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn explains how creating the perfect sleep sanctuary for your baby is the first step in your baby’s sleep plan. If you are creating a [...]