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.

Weighted Blankets And Other Sensory Support Sleep Tools

By | 2019-08-06T22:59:59+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

For children and adults dealing with any type of sensory processing disorder, getting a good night’s sleep can be challenging. In addition to creating a good sleep environment, know that there are other tools worth exploring that can help improve your quality of sleep. From weighted blankets to lycra sheets, there are plenty of options [...]

Why You Need a Blanket to Sleep Better – Your Morning

By | 2019-10-09T14:52:29+00:00 October 9th, 2019|TV|

I joined Lindsay at Your Morning where I shared why you need a blanket to sleep better. I discussed what happens to our bodies as it prepares to sleep and why using a blanket throughout this process can mean better sleep for everyone. I also shared the one thing you shouldn't do at night that [...]

Sensory Processing And The Impact It Can Have On Your Child’s Sleep

By | 2019-08-06T22:55:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

We’ve heard from many, many parents over the years that they’ve simply resound to the fact that their child is “just not a good sleeper”. While there are many reasons why your child may have difficulty settling down for sleep, falling asleep or staying asleep, we want to bring some awareness to sensory processing and [...]

The Three Most Common Sleep Disorders Affecting Kids

By | 2019-08-06T22:27:48+00:00 September 26th, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

It's tough for any parent to discover that their child may have a medical issue, including a sleep disorder. While sleep disorders can come with varying degrees of severity, the majority of them can be treated. What's important is that parents recognize the signs of sleep disorders so that they can get their child the [...]

How To Help Your Child Overcome Fears And Worries At Bedtime

By | 2019-08-06T20:49:22+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

It’s now 20 minutes past bedtime and your child is still giving you a laundry list of reasons about why they can’t go to sleep. “There are monsters in my room.” “I’m scared of bad guys.” “There are too many shadows in here.” “I’m afraid and I don’t want to be alone.” As a parent, [...]

Breastfeeding and Sleep Training

By | 2019-09-17T14:00:09+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Podcast|

We’ve been wanting to do this episode for quite some time because we know how many of you are struggling with both sleep and breastfeeding. Often these are two relationships that go hand in hand and there are many questions from parents in regards to both. The reason why we’ve waited until Season 3 is [...]

How To Use Mindfulness To Stop The Negative Sleep Cycle

By | 2019-08-06T20:44:22+00:00 September 12th, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

You’re frustrated, drained, and can’t believe you’ve ended up here. Your kids are terrible sleepers and you’re left wondering what you did wrong or how you could have failed at teaching them this life skill. And you’re exhausted because if they aren’t sleeping well, neither are you. Are you ready for your child to sleep [...]