Episode 11: Mom Stories: Whitney Port

By | 2018-10-16T12:00:23+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Podcast|

Today we are starting a new series on This Girl Loves Sleep podcast entitled Mom Stories. These will be episodes where I sit down with other moms, and we may throw in some dad stories here and there, and discuss their own journey as a mom, maybe how they tackled their own sleep issues, what [...]

Episode 10: My Story of Secondary Infertility

By | 2018-10-09T12:56:27+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Podcast|

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month with October 15th being National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. 1 in 4 women will suffer a loss via miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss at some point in their lives. The topic of miscarriage, infant loss, and infertility is one that is close to the heart [...]

Episode 9: Sleep Tool #2 – Help Your Baby Nap Longer

By | 2018-10-03T18:06:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Podcast|

The second sleep tool in the Good Night Sleep Site Tool Kit is working on consolidating naps. Hands up! Who is struggling with 30-45 minute naps? Nap struggles are probably the most common sleep complaint with parents, and you are definitely not alone in your struggles. Proper naps can be hard but understanding when and [...]

Episode 8: Fire the Boss at Bedtime

By | 2018-09-27T01:16:14+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Podcast|

When you’ve got a toddler and bedtime rolls around, it can feel like a job. Night in and night out, putting your toddler to bed can become more and more difficult. While your little one is developing their own personality, sleep and bedtime suddenly becomes a battle you’re losing miserably. It’s tough on everyone when [...]

Episode 7: Guest – Catherine McCord of Weelicious / Family Nutrition from Breakfast to Dinner

By | 2018-09-18T12:09:36+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Podcast|

Nutrition joins sleep as one of the pillars of health and Catherine McCord, founder of Weelicious joins Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn in this episode of This Girl Loves Sleep to share quick and easy nutrition tips to help us busy parents from breakfast to dinner! Alanna had the pleasure of working with Catherine and her [...]

Episode 6: Sleep Tool #1 – A Perfect Baby Sleep Environment

By | 2018-09-12T01:45:32+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Podcast|

Making sure our babies sleep in a safe, conducive, and consistent sleep environment is important and the first sleep tool in the Good Night Sleep Tool Kit. Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn explains how creating the perfect sleep sanctuary for your baby is the first step in your baby’s sleep plan. If you are creating a [...]

Episode 4: Forget Self-Soothing

By | 2018-08-28T16:16:56+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Podcast|

To self-soothe or not to self-soothe? You’ve read all about it, everyone is telling you to teach your baby to do it but is teaching your child to self-soothe what you really want to be doing? Family sleep expert Alanna McGinn shares her thoughts on the term self-soothing and tells you to forget trying to [...]

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

By | 2018-08-28T15:55:45+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 [...]