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.

Creating Your Meditation Space

If you’re like most people, you don’t have the luxury of having an extra room in your house that can be cleared of clutter and turned into your own personal meditation space. You do, however, probably have a corner that will fit the bill nicely. The important thing about creating your meditation space is that ...

By | October 14th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , |0 Comments

Meditation for Children and Parents

If you’ve recently discovered meditation as a great way to relax before bed, you’re not alone. It is one of the most commonly suggested methods for helping people fall asleep and quieting their minds. You may be wondering if you can practice meditation with your kids to help them fall asleep faster as well. The ...

By | October 12th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Children|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Meditate to Sleep Better

If you’re like the average North American, your life is stressful and busy and it’s taking a toll on your sleep. The more things on our mind at bedtime, the less likely we are to have a good night’s sleep. The less rested we are, the more stress negatively affects us – it’s a vicious ...

By | September 29th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Yoga for Parents and Kids

It's time for families to introduce yoga for parents and kids. If you’ve made yoga a part of your bedtime routine and are feeling the benefits of relaxation, why not also introduce it to your kids bedtime routine? You may notice that kids are natural yogis. They are far more flexible than most adults, and will ...

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Children|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Yoga at Bedtime – Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

Here at #BringBackBedtime, we want the whole family to get the most restful sleep possible. One of the best ways to get ready for a good night’s sleep is to relax your body and mind. Practising yoga at bedtime can help signal your body that it’s time to enter sleep mode. Stress is one of ...

By | September 14th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Create Your Own Family Docking Station – #JustDockIt

  In order for our children to sleep better parents need to be better sleep role models. Its no surprise that in todays day and age technology use within the household is at it’s highest amongst all members of the family. Phones, tablets, TV’s and computers are how we watch our favourite show, connect with ...

By | August 24th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Host a Children’s Book Club at Bedtime

Wondering how to host a children't book club at bedtime? Too often (especially school aged kids) we're seeing screen time before bed and not enough down time with extra circular activities and events. Why not create a book club with your child? Not only does it help solidify their love of books and literacy, you ...

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Children|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Host a Book Club With Your Partner

We all know screen time before bed inhibits our sleep and it’s time us parents 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 ...

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , |0 Comments

Creating a Bedtime Routine Playlist

There is something incredibly nostalgic about music. I can barely hold a tune and my dancing…well…while the effort is there the moves are not, but give me a song from my past and I can give you date, time and place details. And I’m not just talking about the “typical” songs like my wedding song ...

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bedtime Routine Ideas for Couples to Connect

Taking care of small children can be one part rewarding and two parts exhausting some days. Even with two parents at home on the weekends, sometimes all we want to do is crash and do our own thing, right? But it’s important to remember that the time after children go to bed, when it’s just ...

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: Bedtime Ideas for Parents|Tags: , |0 Comments