Making Small Changes

by Holly on June 8, 2017

The reason my health coaching method has worked for so many people is that we make small changes and implement them over time until they become habit. Then we build on those.

Sometimes with all of the information we are seeing, hearing, learning on a daily basis it is easy to become overwhelmed and either do it all totally hardcore, or throw in the towel and give up.

There is a third way.

I advocate for making small changes, one at a time, until they stick.
Here 4 simple ideas you can try this week to better your health, and the health of your family.
Drink more water.
Take off your shoes at the door.
Go to bed before 10:30PM (especially if you’re trying to conceive.
Get rid of the plastic in your home.

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Covered Goods Nursing Cover discount + GIVEAWAY!

by Holly on November 11, 2016

I have now been breastfeeding for 8 years and two months straight. Well I did have a one month break last winter before my baby girl was born, but who’s counting?
Needless to say, I have a lot of breastfeeding experience. With that experience comes lots of trial and error on what works and what doesn’t. How to deal with mastitis, how to prevent clogged ducts, how to properly time my tea and champagne so as not to affect the baby…I’ve found the best nursing bras, nursing pillow and  nursing tops. I’ve mastered the art of nursing in public while standing and getting fire ants off of a toddler. Painting a vivid picture?
Good.
Discreetly breastfeeding in public is essential to successful breastfeeding for most moms. As normal as I want it to be, reality is that we all feel more comfortable if baby is snugly covered and not distracted, and we aren’t wondering if people are sneaking a peak of the goods. Crazy world we live in, but I digress. I have 7 different nursing covers. 4 cape types, one poncho, one scarf and then THE BEST ONE.
covered-goods
Have you heard of Covered Goods? It is the original multi-use nursing cover and it is hands down my favorite. If you are breastfeeding, expecting a baby, or need to purchase a shower gift, head straight to their site to buy one and don’t look back. Here’s a 15% off coupon code good through 11/15! ORIGINAL15
The reasons I love it.
It is made in the USA- (YAY! Fair Trade!)
It is so very soft
Provides 360 degree coverage
Comes in a variety of colors: patterns and solids or both! Perfect addition to any outfit.
Bonus:
Can be worn as a scarf!
You can use them as shopping cart covers, car seat covers, and high chair covers.
Everywhere I go people ask me about my Covered Goods Nursing cover, OR they stop me to tell me they have the same one and love it.
Covered Goods has offered to GIVE AWAY a nursing cover of choice to one of my fabulous readers!
How to enter:
1. Like Integrative Mom on Instagram (we double check!)
3. Comment on this post I will pick a winner at random on November 19th.
Good luck!
Here are some shots of Covered Goods in the wild:
Love this original multi-use nursing cover! #supportthetrueoriginal

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Safer Beauty is Going Mainstream

October 13, 2016

Have you seen Beautycounter in Target?   You know what this means right? Safer beauty is going mainstream! It’s getting easier and easier to attain, and gone are the days of only finding natural skincare at health food stores and risk smelling like patchouli. Beautycounter at Target is only for a limited time, after which […]

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MegaFood Kids Reveiw

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Some kids love to take their vitamins- but when they are little, they’re usually in the gummy form. Some parents don’t want their children confusing candy with vitamins, risking them taking too many if given the chance. And some parents try to avoid gummies for the health of their teeth. So here is a great […]

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BEAUTYCOUNTER

September 21, 2016

If you already love Beautycounter, click here! If not, read on to learn why I do. I’ve been using natural products for as long as I can remember. The reason? Everything we put on our bodies is absorbed by our skin and enters our bloodstream. Many (MOST!) of the ingredients found in personal care products […]

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