This Girl Loves Sleep
By Alanna McGinn
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Welcome to the This Girl Loves Sleep podcast, the show that will help your entire family bring back bedtime. Each episode, sleep expert Alanna McGinn discusses your burning sleep questions and provides you with tangible sleep tips for babies to adults and provides tricks to help you create your own sleep plan for your family. Stay tuned for regular episodes also covering parenting topics Alanna wants to talk about featuring professional experts, colleagues, and friends.
||Clean026: Mom Stories: Jessi Cruickshank||Jessi Cruickshank joins Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn where they share their experiences as twin moms and Jessi’s journey with sleep training. On this episode of Mom Stories Jessi opens up about motherhood and her life with her twin boys. Alanna helps..||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025: The Spring Time Change||The evenings are getting lighter and that can only mean one thing. Spring Daylight Savings Time is just around the corner. Sunday, March 10th, clocks are turned forward 1 hour. I know, just when you have your baby on a great sleep schedule, right?...||3/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024: Twin Sleep Help||If you are a parent of multiples and you are listening to this episode you are done. You are ready to get everyone on a better routine, and implement the right sleep plan so that everyone in your family sleep better. The good news is that whether you...||2/26/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023: The Two to One Nap Transition||The two to one nap transition. For some it means being able to be more active with baby and suddenly you have a whole morning to book more playdates and activities. For others the day can feel pretty long with each of you counting down to nap time so...||2/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022: Sleep Clinic #3||Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn dedicates this entire episode to her popular sleep clinic, where she chooses sleep questions submitted by you and answers them. On today’s episode she answers ~ when can my baby sleep through the night without a feed? ~...||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021: Sleep Tool #3 - Bedtime Routine||In episode 6 and 9 we broke down the first and second sleep tools in the Good Night Sleep tool kit – sleep environment and consolidated naps. Today Sleep Expert, Alanna McGinn introduces our third sleep tool, which is a bit of a combo. Today she...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020: Should You Hire a Sleep Consultant?||Wondering if it’s time to hire a sleep consultant? If you have been looking at sleep information on the internet, in books, or in speaking to others, you know that there is a lot of conflicting advice out there on how to sleep train. A good sleep...||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019: Stop Taking Sleep for Granted||It’s the start of the new year and all we see are posts on social media on the new diets that will be tried, the best cleanse to start, or how you all joined a gym, that you’ll likely never go to. We never see the posts about – I’m going to go..||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018: Toddler Holiday Sleep Hangover||Now that things are starting to settle, and your normal routine is starting to fall back into place, something still seems slightly off...that something is your toddler. It’s a tale Good Night Sleep Site hears far too often after this busy merry...||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to season 2 of This Girl Loves Sleep!||Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn, founder of Good Night Sleep Site shared some great sleep tips, had fantastic expert interviews, and shared fun mom stories in season 1! In season 2 she’s taking it up a notch and sharing even more sleep help! Check out...||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017: Get to Know Me!||You have been letting Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn into your homes for years on your sleep training journey, whether it be through hiring her personally to help your family sleep better through consultations, or you’ve attended one of her speaking...||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016: Holiday Sleep and Your Baby||With the holiday’s just around the corner you may be wondering if the gift of sleep will be wrapped up with a big bow this season. The festive season can be busy with family gatherings, late holiday dinners, and one too many gifts under the tree....||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015: Holiday Travel and Sleep||The Holiday season means travel plans are under way. Air travel, road trips, hotel stays, may be unavoidable during this time of year and a common question I get throughout the Holiday season is “We’re going away soon. How do I protect my baby’s..||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014: Mom Stories: Cat and Nat||In this episode of Mom Stories Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn chats with two ladies who have been keeping it real for moms for years. Their #momtruths help to make us laugh at the complete chaos of motherhood with no matter what struggle we are...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013: Sleep Clinic #2||Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn dedicates this entire episode to her popular sleep clinic, where she chooses sleep questions submitted by you and answers them. On today’s episode she answers ~ what age is best to start sleep training? ~ how to deal with...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012: Fall Time Change Sleep Tips||It’s that time of year again where the clocks change and we gain an hour of sleep. The problem is when you are a parent that is no longer something to get excited about. Your kids don’t realize the clocks have changed so they’re still going to...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011: Mom Stories: Whitney Port||Whitney Port is the first guest in our Mom’s Stories series, and has not only been a wonderful client to work with but also such an amazing supporter of Good Night Sleep Site. Whitney Port is sitting down with Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn today and...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010: My Story of Infertility||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...||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Sleep Tool #2 - #*&%ing Naps||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..||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008: Fire the Boss at Bedtime||When you’ve got a toddler and bedtime rolls around, it can feel like a nightmare. 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...||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007: Guest - Catherine McCord of Weelicious / Family Nutrition from Breakfast to Dinner||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...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: Sleep Tool #1 - Sleep Environment||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...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005: Sleep Clinic #1||Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn dedicates this entire episode to her popular sleep clinic, where she chooses sleep questions submitted by you and answers them. On today’s episode she answers ~ how to know when to transition from 2 to 1 naps ~ when to cut..||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: Forget Self-Soothing||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...||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: Toddler to Teen Sleep Tips||Sleep Expert Alanna breaks down all ages down and provides some solid sleep tips from child to teen that you can use year round. Whether starting Kindergarten, heading off to college, or a parent getting back into routine after the holidays we all...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: Getting Your Child ‘Sleep’ Ready for Kindergarten||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. Alanna..||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: When to Start Sleep Training||If you are ready to help your baby sleep independently and through the night it’s important to understand your baby’s sleep needs and know when is right time to start. Sleep Expert Alanna McGinn, breaks it all down to make sure you start off your...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This podcast will not put you to sleep!
What a great podcast! So much great information for me as mom of school aged kids. Episodes are enterainting and filled with great tips and this podcast won't put you to sleep lol. Thank You!
Informative and engaging
This podcast is informative and fun! I love the way Alanna talks sleep in practical and easy to understand terms, which helps an exhausted parent understand how to get their little one to sleep. Looking forward to more learning.
Great, informative podcast
This should be every parent's go to podcast for sleep-related information. Alanna is an expert in the field and I know I have benefited from this information greatly. Thanks Alanna!
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