Anxiety in School Aged in Children

By | 2019-08-20T14:20:00+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Podcast|

Often our kids have trouble sleeping at night when fears and anxiety are playing a role. Today’s guest speaks joins Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn to discuss how to combat anxiety for our kids at bedtime. Tania DaSilva is a Child, Youth and Family Therapist. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is [...]

How to Help Your Teen Sleep Better

By | 2019-08-13T15:23:24+00:00 August 13th, 2019|Podcast|

Ready for some big revelations when it comes to teens and their sleep? In this episode Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn breaks down the top six factors affecting teen sleep and what you can do about it. First of all, we want to start by saying that parents should approach teen sleep just as you may [...]

Episode 36: Preparing Your Child for Sleep Away Camp

By | 2019-06-25T12:07:38+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Podcast|

It’s that time of year where your child may be headed off to camp. Whether big or small your child may be having mixed emotions about the experience, heck you may have mixed emotions about the experience. Heading off to their first year of sleep away camp is a big deal and sometimes a little [...]

Episode 35: Guest – Jamie Glowacki – Potty Training Expert

By | 2019-06-19T14:56:36+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn sits down with Potty Training Expert and author of Oh Crap Potty Training and Oh Crap I have a Toddler, Jamie Glowacki. Jamie is a trusted resource on all things potty training and now toddlerhood! Her two former careers as social worker and circus performer make her uniquely qualified to deal [...]

Episode 34: Sleep Clinic #4

By | 2019-06-14T01:38:54+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Podcast|

On today’s sleep clinic Sleep Expert Alanna is joined by four of her Good Night Sleep Site team members and together they answer your sleep questions that were submitted to @GNSleepSite through Instagram and Twitter. Join sleep experts Jamie Contarini, Emily O’Gorman, Laura Armstrong, and Heather Young and together with Alanna they tackle: How to [...]

Episode 33: How Do You Sleep Train a Baby With a Toddler at Home

By | 2019-06-09T02:00:20+00:00 June 9th, 2019|Podcast|

It’s a common issue that we hear from our parents. You are ready to start sleep training your baby and start a routine, stay consistent, and stay strong but you’re worried that your baby will wake up your toddler. How is it possible to remain consistent in your day-to-day routine of sleep training when you [...]

Episode 32: Guest – Sarah Remmer – Family Nutritionist

By | 2019-05-28T15:56:35+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn speaks with Family Nutritionist Sarah Remmer. Sarah is the founder and owner of The Centre for Family Nutrition, a Calgary-based nutrition counselling practice that specializes in pre-natal, infant and child nutrition. She has a powerful passion for good food, and for teaching parents how to healthfully (and realistically!) feed their families. [...]

Episode 31: How to Sleep Well While Pregnant

By | 2019-05-21T13:37:41+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Podcast|

Good Night Sleep Site helps many new parents help their children sleep better but what about mama’s-to-be who are having so much difficulty sleeping while pregnant? Frequent wakings, tossing and turning, difficulty getting comfortable, all coupled with various aches and pains. Throw in insomnia and some heartburn, carpal tunnel and basically the chance of getting [...]

Episode 30: Guest – Dr. Stephanie Liu – Family Doctor

By | 2019-05-14T12:38:35+00:00 May 14th, 2019|Podcast|

Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn speaks with Family Doctor Dr. Stephanie Liu and answers new parent medical questions. Stephanie practices community family medicine and acute care at the University of Alberta Hospital. Alanna has had the pleasure of contributing to Stephanie's popular blog over at lifeofdrmom.com and today Stephanie answers your top child medical questions! This [...]

Episode 29: Sleep Tool #4 – The Method

By | 2019-05-09T21:13:27+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Podcast|

In episode 6 we discussed how we need to implement a safe, consistent, and conducive sleep environment, in episode 9 we talked all things naps, when to have them and how to make them longer, then in episode 21 we spoke about the importance of an age appropriate bedtime and sometimes just by tweaking that [...]