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.

Don’t Forget About Your Back To School Sleep Shopping List

By | 2018-08-07T14:40:24+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

We know, you’re probably not ready to talk back to school yet. Or maybe you are. Either way, in just a few short weeks, back to school mode will be in full swing and it will be time to get your family back to a more scheduled routine. We’ve talked before about how important it [...]

Episode 2: Getting Your Child ‘Sleep’ Ready for Kindergarten

By | 2018-08-15T13:14:35+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Podcast|

Buying school supplies and backpacks isn’t all you need to get your child ready for their first day of Kindergarten. It can be hard on your Kindergartener to suddenly go from daily napping and quiet time to a full day of playing and learning. I share my top sleep tips on how you can best [...]

Episode 1: When to Start Sleep Training

By | 2018-08-10T19:03:26+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Podcast|

Since this is Episode 1 I thought it was fitting to have the first episode be on the question I’m asked everyday by many of you and that is When Should I Start Sleep Training? First though I bring it back to where I began and talk a little about my own experience with sleep [...]

How To Sleep Well In A Dorm Room

By | 2018-08-07T14:32:30+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Adult Sleep|

Going off to college or university is a huge milestone, and one that will certainly require making some adjustments. If you will be living in a dorm room with a roommate (or two), it will take some time before you get used to living together and learn more about each other’s daytime and nighttime habits. [...]

Dads Can Help Mom Get a Good Night’s Sleep

By | 2018-06-24T00:41:27+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Congratulations! You’re a new dad! This is an exciting time for you and your partner. But it’s also a time when mom is going to need your support. Not only did she just grow a human being and get him out into the world, she’s now responsible for taking care of this little bundle of [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Sleeping Well In The Summer

By | 2018-06-20T13:17:17+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Family Sleep|

The warm summer weather makes a lot of people happy. It lifts your mood, it's great for your overall health - really, what's not to love? Well, sometimes your sleep habits or the amount of sleep you get can be negatively impacted in the summer months. Stop and think for a minute...do you sleep well [...]

Why You Sleep Less in the Summer Than the Winter – CTV Your Morning

By | 2018-06-12T19:54:14+00:00 June 12th, 2018|TV|

Summer brings warmer weather but also less sleep for many families. I had a great time on Your Morning sharing why we sleep better in the winter and sleep less in the summer. I explained my top sleep tips on how you can protect your summer sleep and also help you children sleep better in [...]

How to Help Your 3 to 4 Month Old Baby Sleep Better

By | 2018-05-30T00:44:05+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

As your baby grows, their sleep needs decrease a little and sleep and wake times begin to organize into more of a pattern. For a 3 to 4 month old baby, night time sleep increases and daytime sleep will begin to consolidate into naps that you can start to regulate. Hopefully, having to get up [...]

Helping Kids Sleep in Different Homes After Separation or Divorce

By | 2018-05-27T22:14:02+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

After separation or divorce, children need time to get used to living between two homes and sleeping in different environments. During this period, they will need understanding and support from both parents to help them adjust to the changes but there are also a few practical things you can do as well to make their [...]