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 Host A Book Club With Your Partner

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 ...

Healthy Sleep For Your Newborn Baby

Why is sleep for you and your newborn baby so important?  Typically, we think of sleep as a time to rest. But, in fact, it is a time when our brain is very active. During sleep, the brain may be more active than when we are awake. A newborn baby and young infants spend the ...

Sleep Like The Olympic Athlete You Are

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 ...

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: |0 Comments

Balancing Life with Healthy Sleep for Your Child

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

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 ...

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In Defence Of Two Naps

Among the questions that Good Night Sleep Site consultants hear the most, “Is it time to transition to one nap yet?” is right up there with “Can I have a snack?” (These questions don’t usually come from the same people, FYI.) To the former, I give the same answer every time: Hold on to two ...

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Better Sleep Environment Using The Five Senses

The key to a good night’s sleep at any age is setting up your sleep environment for sleep success. We equip our kitchens with the tools we need to create delicious meals and our dens are fit for relaxation and entertainment. Unfortunately, the bedroom sleep environment often gets overlooked. Instead of functioning as your space to ...

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Most Popular Posts to Sleep Better in 2017

Thank you for using Good Night Sleep Site as a resource for your family's sleep health. We strive to offer a variety of content that can help babies, little kids, big kids and adults sleep better and achieve better overall health. We are so pleased to know that so many families rely on Good Night Sleep ...

How Do You Keep Them From Getting Out Of Bed?

It’s 2 a.m. Do you know where your three year-old is? That’s easy. She’s standing next to your bed. Sound familiar? Also, terrifying.

When Baby Gets Sick

It’s that time of year when cold and flu germs are in high circulation and can take hold of even the littlest member of your family. One question I get a lot from parents (particularly previous clients whose children have been sleeping beautifully) is—'what do I do when baby gets sick'? Parents want to tend ...

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Schedule|Tags: , , |0 Comments