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.

LIVE Sleep Clinic at Snuggle Bugz

I joined Cheryl Hickey and Tanya Burmaster for a LIVE Sleep Clinic at Snuggle Bugz for their first #LiveSlumberParty and we talked all about sleep and showcased Cheryl Hickey Family's Arm Here for You. You can watch the full LIVE stream below!   Subscribe to Good Night Sleep TV here to be kept up-to-date on all upcoming ...

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

New Research Proves Your Circadian Rhythm Influences Your Health

If you’re familiar with the term circadian rhythm, you know that it refers to the internal mechanism that tells your body things like when you feel sleepy and when to wake up. At Good Night Sleep Site, one of the things we help new parents understand, is how baby’s circadian rhythms influence their sleep patterns. In ...

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Sleep Well When Pregnant

Frequent wakings, tossing and turning, difficulty getting comfortable, all coupled with various aches and pains. Throw in insomnia and some heartburn and the chance of getting a good night’s rest can seem impossible.  Sleepless nights can be common practice for new parents, but most pregnant women also struggle with sleep in the months leading up ...

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Sleep Disorders|Tags: , |0 Comments

Is it Okay to Take a Nap and How to Nap Properly

I was back on CBC The Goods answering the question - should I take a nap? I answered that and shared my top nap hacks like: Cold water nap recovery Creating the perfect nap environment How to take a nappuccino Nap + hammock = sleep win! You can watch the segment here at the 28.38 mark. ...

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tips & Tricks for Halloween Bedtime Success

Halloween night is an exciting time for kids. There’s the anticipation, fun of costumes, energy of trekking from house to house, and of course, the candy…all of which have the potential to push bedtime later than we’d like. So, what's a parent to do?  While we certainly want kids to have fun and enjoy the evening, there ...

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Help Your Entire Family Sleep Well – The Marilyn Denis Show

  I had another fun and informative sleep segment on The Marilyn Denis Show. I helped Barb, mom of 4, sleep better at night. She suffered from sleep issues that so many busy moms suffer from and the tips I gave her were easy to implement and ones that even you can do at home. ...

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

How To Manage Bedtime Excitement

Bedtime excitement.  One of the most exciting time of day for kids can be when your partner gets home from work.  If your kids haven't seen your partner all day (or longer if they travel for work or work shift work), pardon me, but it can be a circus!  From my perspective, as someone who is ...

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Control Freak’s Journey With Infertility

When the two lines don't bring joy and excitement, they bring fear. I wanted what many women want. I wanted it all, the career, the husband, the house with the white picket fence. Most of all I wanted children. Just two. Two to two and a half  years apart. Did I have the names picked ...

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

Is The DockATot Safe For Your Baby to Sleep In?

In the midst of sleepless nights and exhausted days, new parents are always keen to hear about products that just may help their little one nap a bit longer or sleep through the night. One of the products we’ve been asked about a lot lately is the DockATot. A quick search of the internet reveals ...

Reactive Bed Sharing Is Not The Answer

I remember when the twins where infants and my husband and I were in survival mode. Knowing that our 3.5 year old wouldn’t be letting us sleep in most mornings, getting our sleep throughout the night was critical to be able to function well enough to care for these three little ones, as well as care ...

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , , |0 Comments