Sleep Health Resources

 

LIVE Sleep Clinic at Snuggle Bugz

I joined Cheryl Hickey and Tanya Burmaster for a LIVE Sleep Clinic at Snuggle Bugz for their first #LiveSlumberParty and we talked all about sleep and showcased Cheryl Hickey Family's Arm Here for You. You ...

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Is it Okay to Take a Nap and How to Nap Properly

I was back on CBC The Goods answering the question - should I take a nap? I answered that and shared my top nap hacks like: Cold water nap recovery Creating the perfect nap environment How ...

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Help Your Entire Family Sleep Well – The Marilyn Denis Show

  I had another fun and informative sleep segment on The Marilyn Denis Show. I helped Barb, mom of 4, sleep better at night. She suffered from sleep issues that so many busy moms suffer ...

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Control Freak’s Journey With Infertility

When the two lines don't bring joy and excitement, they bring fear. I wanted what many women want. I wanted it all, the career, the husband, the house with the white picket fence. Most of ...

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

Help Your Child Sleep Well on Summer Vacation – CTV Your Morning

I had a great time chatting with Lindsey Deluce about how to set up our kids for sleep success while on summer vacation. For all the sleep well while on vacation sleep tips watch the ...

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Child For Sleep Away Camp – CTV Your Morning

Is Your Child "Sleep" Ready for Sleep Away Camp? I sat down with Melissa Grelo on Your Morning and we discussed the best way to help your child sleep well at sleep away camp and ...

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Why Couples Sleep in Separate Rooms – CTV Your Morning

The Sleep Mistakes Couples Make Forcing Them to Sleep in Separate Rooms   I sat down with Ben Mulroney to discuss bedtime blunders that couples make and why they are sleeping alone. More and more ...

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Create a Safe Sleep Space for Your Baby – The Goods on CBC

  I tested the hosts of CBC The Goods on how well they could spot potential sleep hazards in the baby's nursery. I pointed out my top baby sleep dangers and how you can create ...

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Clean Up Your Sleep to Sleep More Soundly – The Marilyn Denis Show

Ready to Clean Up Your Sleep? I was back on The Marilyn Denis Show to talk about clean sleep and shared with Marilyn how to clean up your sleep with some fun and healthy sleep ...

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Sleep and the Spring Time Change – CTV Your Morning

How to Help Your Child Transition to the Spring Time Change I sat down with Ben Mulroney at CTV Your Morning and we discussed the Spring time change and how best to help our kids ...

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Cityline – Help Your Children Get a Good Night’s Sleep

I had a blast chatting with Tracy on Cityline and shared my 4 top Cityline sleep tips on how to help your child get a good night's sleep. Focus on Exercise and Nutrition Exercising, eating ...

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

CTV Your Morning – Child Sleep Questions Answered

Your Top Baby and Preschool Sleep Questions Answered by Alanna McGinn on CTV Your Morning I had a blast sitting with Melissa Grelo and answering your top child sleep questions on CTV Your Morning. From baby ...

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

20 Open Ended Questions for Couples

Let me ask you this question – when is the last time you went to bed with your partner? Our days are filled with work, our kids, driving back and forth from after school activities, ...

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Create the Perfect Sleep Environment – The Goods on CBC

How to Create the Perfect Sleep Environment and Remove all Sleep Busters   I had a great time joining the hosts of The Goods and helping them to create their perfect sleep environment. You can catch ...

By | October 30th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Give Your Bedroom a Sleep Audit – The Marilyn Denis Show

How a Sleep Audit Can Help You Sleep Better Tonight I had a blast on The Marilyn Denis Show where I showed Marilyn and the audience how to give your bedroom a sleep audit. Clear ...

By | September 29th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why Your Baby is Waking Up at Night – The Cat and Nat Show

Wonder Why Your Baby is Waking Up at Night? In this segment of The Cat and Nat Show I sat down with the ladies to talk about the importance of early bedtimes and why your ...

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

FREE Sleep Resources for You

Good Night Sleep Site understands that one-on-one sleep support isn't in everyone's budget. That is why we make sure to provide you with many free sleep resources for you and your family. JOIN OUR COMMUNITIES! ...

By | September 19th, 2016|Categories: Facebook Sleep Clinics, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

20 Open Ended Questions For Kids

We often talk about bedtime routines for our children and at any age we know that a consistent routine at bedtime sends cues to our brain that sleep is coming. As your child gets older communication may ...

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Alanna McGinn – CTV Your Morning Sleep Segment

Your Morning Sleep Segment - Sleep Tips for the Entire Family for Back to School I sat down with Melissa Grelo on the Your Morning sleep segment and we covered all the bases of healthy ...

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Alanna McGinn on the CHCH Parenting Panel

CHCH Parenting Panel - Back to School Sleep Health I had the pleasure of joining Julie Cole from Mabel's Labels and Annette Hamm from CHCH Morning Live on their Parenting Panel. We chatted about how ...

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

How The Baby Box Can Simplify Your Life

Buying baby gear and essentials for my first child was not the experience I thought it would be. I remember walking into a giant baby store, pregnant, and feeling completely lost. I had no idea ...

Top Baby Sleep Tools – The Cat and Nat Show

Your Top Baby Sleep Tools Shared on The Cat and Nat Show I sat down with Cat and Nat from Social Common and shared some of my top baby sleep tools that parents can start ...

By | June 20th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Father’s Day Activity Template – About Daddy Questions

A Free Father's Day Activity Printable This Father's Day we created this fun Father's Day template that you can fill out with your child. This free printable Father's Day activity can be the perfect gift ...

By | June 5th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime Crafts, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

CTV News – Alanna’s Thoughts on the CIO Study

A New CIO Study - Alanna's Thoughts on the Findings I had the pleasure of speaking with CTV News on a recent Australian CIO study. It's findings claims that methods like graduated extinction and bedtime ...

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Best Mom Tips We’ve Learned Throughout The Years

This Mother's Day the Team at Good Night Sleep Site Shares the Best Mom Tips They've Learned Throughout the Years.   With it being Mother's Day on Sunday our team got together to share our favourite mom ...

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Your Top Sleep Questions Answered – The Cat and Nat Show

Your Top Sleep Questions Answered on The Cat and Nat Show As always I had a great time sitting down with Catherine and Natalie from Social Common for The Cat and Nat Show. They asked ...

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Will Sleep Training Work?

Will sleep training work? I had a blast sitting down with the girls, Catherine and Natalie from Social Common. We dived into the topic of sleep training. What is sleep training? How to properly sleep ...

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep Help Podcast with Alanna McGinn

Sleep Help Podcast I had the honour of joining Casey O'Roarty on her Joyful Courage Parenting Podcast and we had a blast talking all things sleep on her sleep help podcast. I covered the tough ...

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

6 Year Old Sleep Help

6 Year Old Sleep Help Please! I was honoured to chat with Laura Berg, founder of My Smart Hands, about the sleep issues she was having with her 6-year old son. I often get requests ...

By | November 2nd, 2015|Categories: TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Daylight Saving Time Sleep Tips

Help My Family Sleep - Daylight Saving Time Sleep Tips I had the pleasure of speaking with CTV News on the Fall time change and how it can affect our children and our own sleep ...

By | November 1st, 2015|Categories: TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Family Docking Station How-To – #JustDockIt

Help make bedtime easier at your home by removing all electronics from your bedroom. Alanna McGinn from Good Night Sleep Site shows you how she created her own family docking station for her home and ...

By | August 24th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Video – Setting up Your Baby’s Sleep Environment

When setting up your baby's sleep environment there are a few things to factor. Creating a safe sleep environment and one that is conducive to sleep is a very important part of the sleep training ...

By | July 5th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What to Pack in Your Baby’s Overnight Bag

When packing your baby's overnight bag there are a few things you want to make sure you pack. Alanna McGinn recommends the essentials your child should bring for their overnight.   Subscribe to Good Night ...

By | July 5th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

The Canyon Suites Hypoallergenic Rooms

I had the pleasure of staying at The Phoenician in Scottsdale Arizona for the Mom 2.0 Summit. Having this resort as the backdrop for this amazing annual mommy blogger/brand event was icing on the cake. ...

Free Printable Bedtime Routine Flashcards

It's time to make bedtime fun for your little one and adding their own customized bedtime flashcards can do just that while also making nightime a little easier. Our printable bedtime routine flashcards can provide ...

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

FREE Printable My Baby is Sleeping Door Hangers and Stickers

Frustrated that the second you get your child sleeping the doorbell rings? You can now download our free printable "my baby is sleeping" door hangers and stickers to keep your little one sleeping and the solicitors ...

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

5-Day Video Sleep Challenge

How to Sleep Better - Good Night Sleep Site 5-Day Challenge Are you ready for a sleep challenge? It's the year of sleep at Good Night Sleep Site and if you are wondering how to ...

By | January 5th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Child to Sleep at Camp

I spoke with Kim Graydon from Glen Bernard Camp on how to prepare your child to sleep at camp. Mom and dad need to prepare as well 🙂   Subscribe to Good Night Sleep TV here to ...

By | December 7th, 2014|Categories: Resources, Sleep and Travel - #GoodNightTravel, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – November 25th, 2014 Session

On this weeks show Alanna answered your sleep questions on: - The 12-month nap strike and what to do during a sleep regression. - How to handle the busy holiday season with your toddler. When ...

By | November 27th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

What is Sleep Apnea and How it’s Diagnosed – Halton Insider – Part 2

In Part 1 on Halton Insider's segment of Sleep Apnea Alanna McGinn, Founder of Good Night Sleep Site, interviews Dr. Howard Awad, Medical Director and Sleep Specialist of The Sleep Medicine Group. In Part 2 of their ...

By | November 15th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Should I Use a Light Projector in the Nursery?

I'm often asked what to include in your baby's nursery and once I review your child's sleep environment I usually find the crib surrounded by entertainment. Here's my thoughts on lights shows like a light ...

By | November 15th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – November 11, 2014 Session

On this weeks show Alanna answered your sleep questions on: - Tips for long flights with your baby and jet lag. - Scheduling naps with your 4-month old. - Managing siblings and nap routines. - ...

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – November 4, 2014 Session

On this weeks show Alanna answered callers questions on: - When is the right time to drop naps completely? - How can I get my 9 month old in their crib and sleeping through the night? - ...

By | November 6th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – October 28, 2014 Session

During this weeks show I answered callers questions on:  - Tackling early rising with your toddler. How can I get my toddler to sleep longer in the morning?  - How can I get my 7 month ...

By | November 2nd, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Site Client Twin Sleep Testimonial

Good Night Sleep Sites twin sleep testimonial. Find out what these parents of twins had to say about Good Night Sleep Site after our consultants helped their twins sleep better.   Subscribe to Good Night ...

By | October 26th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – October 21, 2014 Session

On this weeks show Alanna answered your questions on:  - How to manage this Fall's time change and helping your child through Daylight Savings Time.  - Dealing with toddler bedtime battles. Is it anxiety and ...

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – October 14, 2014 Session

On this weeks show Alanna answered your questions on: - Helping your 4 month old baby nap better and how to make those naps longer. - What are age appropriate bedtimes for your 5 and ...

By | October 16th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Join @Dove For Their Mother and Daughter Self Esteem Workshops Across Canada #YMCBeautifulYou

Will She Know She's Beautiful? I grew up in a very loving household and with a core group of friends, most of whom I’m still friends with today. I had a great childhood. I was ...

By | September 17th, 2014|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

Diagnosing Sleep Apnea – Halton Insider – Part 1

Awareness and diagnosing sleep apnea is on the rise. Alanna McGinn, Founder of Good Night Sleep Site, interviews Dr. Howard Awad, Medical Director and Sleep Specialist of The Sleep Medicine Group. In Part 1 of ...

By | September 12th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |1 Comment

Video – When Should I Start Sleep Training?

A common question I'm asked from parents is "when should I start sleep training?" I share my advice and tips on when is the right time to start and why.   Subscribe to Good Night ...

By | September 7th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Snack and Lunch Ideas for Back-to-School

Are you looking for the best back to school snack and lunch ideas? The start of the school year means the start of daily lunches. Ugh. I. Dread. It. I always start off organized. Lunches ...

By | August 25th, 2014|Categories: Good Night Reviews, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Back to School Bedtime Books

Sometimes that first day of school can be a litle scary for our little ones. Or maybe your child needs to understand why sleep is so important during the school year. Our Good Night Consultants ...

By | August 24th, 2014|Categories: Good Night Reviews, Resources|Tags: , |0 Comments

Video – Back to School Sleep Tips for Your Child

I shared my top back to school sleep tips on YummyMummyClub.ca's Youtube channel on how to make sure your child is well-rested before and during the school year. Can you take a guess what my ...

By | August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – July 29th, 2014 Session

On this show Alanna discussed:  - How do you protect your childs sleep while on-the-go?  - Is my child ready to drop night feeds?  - How can we share a room with our child while ...

By | July 30th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – July 15th, 2014 Session

On this show Alanna discussed:  - How to handle long bedtimes with your 2 year old.  - Should you separate your twins when sleep training.  - How to help cool your childs sleep environment during ...

By | July 20th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Cuddleheads Pillow Walmart Release Party – Join Us! #CuddleheadHugs @Cuddleheads

Practicing a consistent bedtime routine with your little one is an important step in everyone getting sound sleep at night. Following similar activities each night will cue your child that sleep is coming next by ...

By | July 16th, 2014|Categories: Good Night Reviews, Resources|Tags: , , |0 Comments

My Review of Raffi’s Newest Album – Love Bug – @Raffi_RC #LoveBug

I'll admit I'm not the mom that plays kids music. My kids have grown up with the latest top 40 or some good old fashion parental discretion rock and roll on Sirius. I know, I ...

By | July 15th, 2014|Categories: Good Night Reviews, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

How Your Family Can Sleep Better When Traveling

Knowing how to sleep better when traveling is key in your next successful family trip. It can be tough to stay well-rested while traveling with your family. A change in your childs sleep environment and ...

By | June 28th, 2014|Categories: Resources, Sleep and Travel - #GoodNightTravel, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – June 24th, 2014 Session

On this show Alanna discussed:  - How to shift multiple night feeds to more daytime feeds for your 6 month old.  - Can I place my 4 month old baby on their tummy to sleep? ...

By | June 25th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – June 18th, 2014 Session

On this show Alanna discussed:  - How to handle the early wakings of a 21 month old daycare goer.  - How to handle sleep regressions of an 8 month old when they are working on new ...

To Lead We Must Follow – Why You Should Join Me at The Art of Leadership for Women. #YMCLeadership

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and The Art of Leadership for Women #YMCLeadership sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the ...

By | May 19th, 2014|Categories: Resources|0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Radio – April 30th, 2014 Session

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – April 28th, 2014

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Good Night Sleep Radio – April 23rd, 2014 Session

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Good Night Sleep Radio – April 16th, 2014 Session

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Good Night Sleep Radio – April 9th, 2014 Session

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – April 7th, 2014

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Video – Helping Your Child Sleep With Anxiety

It can be difficult for our children to sleep with anxiety. Often excessive worry and 'busy brain' syndrome can keep them up at night or make it difficult to fall back to sleep when they ...

By | March 19th, 2014|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

CBC Radio Metro Morning Interview on DST and March Break Routine

I spoke with Matt Galloway on Metro Morning about Spring Daylight Savings Time and March Break.  I explain why sticking to your routine, even during March Break, is your best route to keeping the whole ...

By | March 11th, 2014|Categories: Radio, Resources|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Our Favourite Apps for the Whole Family From Today’s Parent and PBS Kids.

It’s days like today that I love my job. I spent the morning curled up on the couch with my kids trying out some new apps to share with all of you and there were ...

Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – February 23rd, 2014

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – February 16th, 2014

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From Bananaphone to Smartphone Safety – RAFFI’s New Book a Must Read for Parents

I'm going to step away from the subject of sleep for this post. As a mom of young children I'll admit I've been naive in my thoughts on social media and children. Naivety or denial ...

By | February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Good Night Reviews, Resources|Tags: |0 Comments

Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – February 2nd, 2014

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – January 27th, 2014

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Video – Your Toddler Sleep Holiday Tips

Toddler sleep habits can taking a beating over the holiday season. Naptime and bedtime schedules change, and constant sleeping on-the-go can mean the usual toddler sleep habits aren't being met by your little one. It's ...

Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – January 20th, 2014

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – January 12th, 2014

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Good Night is Growing – Meet Our New Sleep Consultant Team!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fantastic Holiday and we at Good Night wish you all the best in this upcoming year. I have some exciting news to share! Good Night is growing! ...

Video – Halton Insider – Keep Baby’s Holiday Sleep a Priority

It can be tough to keep holiday sleep a priority for your baby with travel and busy festivities. Alanna McGinn talks one-on-one with mom Ashlee on how to protect her son's sleep while they are ...

Video – Baby Sleep Interview with My Smart Hands

Alanna McGinn is a Certified Sleep Consultant and Founder of Good Night Sleep Site – a Global Pediatric and Family Sleep Team. She provides free child and family sleep support through her Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She invites you ...

Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – December 8th, 2013

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Good Night Sleep Site Sunday Sleep Clinic – November 24th, 2013

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I See Animals Sleeping – Our Bedtime Book of Choice

I See Animals Sleeping The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has made free sleep resources available to parents. You can now teach your children the importance of sleep through these interactive apps on your ...

Enter to Win a Mini Sleep Consultation

The WINNER is Sandy Duque!  Congratulations Sandy!!  We have sent you an email to book your 30 minute consultation.  Thank you everyone for participating.   We will be having another one soon! As a thank ...