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Can You Really Prevent Morning Sickness?

Can you REALLY prevent morning sickness? - Holistic Squid

After my second baby was born, I learned that it may be possible to prevent morning sickness using proper prenatal nutrition. Turns out that the standard recommendation to take prenatal vitamins for three months before conception, is just a bare-bones insurance plan. While I would have preferred  ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do? (5/7 Edition)

What Would Emily Do? Q&A with Holistic Squid

This week's edition of "What Would Emily Do” is going to be an itty-bit shorter than usual because I decided to take a break with that crazy looking small human pictured above. Such is the juggling act of this working mom and blogger - sometimes you just gotta take a time out for the things that ma ... [Read More...]

My 3 Top Tips for Managing Morning Sickness Symptoms

My 3 Top Tips for Managing Morning Sickness - Holistic Squid

Everybody's got advice for pregnant ladies, and when it comes to managing morning sickness symptoms expectant mamas have heard it all. Eat some crackers. Hang in there - it's a normal part of pregnancy! Don't suffer, take the drugs. Enjoy it! The more sick you feel, the stronger your pregnancy is ... [Read More...]

The Surprising Superfood That Can Give You a Beauty Boost

The Surprising Superfood That Can Give You a Beauty Boost - Holistic Squid

Earlier today, I was flipping through my copy of The Gelatin Secret - my friend Sylvie's beautiful new ebook. I was planning on writing up a nice post for you on how gelatin can strengthen bones, improve brain function, or heal gut health - all super fascinating stuff. Then I came upon the section o ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do? (4/30 Edition)

W.W.E.D. What Would Emily Do? = Q&A with Holistic Squid

My inbox runneth over with questions from readers wondering “What would Emily do” about Real food and holistic health topics. I’ve created this Q&A to get your questions answered and for other folks to benefit from the answers too. Who am I to know the answers to your questions? I’ ... [Read More...]

Strawberry Cream Gummies

Strawberry Cream Gummies - Holistic Squid

In the little town where I grew up, we had an old-school corner store called Krex's ("Krex-zies") that sold all of the typical stuff - magazines, cigarettes, and lots and lots of candy. I have a visceral memory of that little shop, especially when I think of the glass counter filled with Swedi ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do? (4/23 Edition)

W.W.E.D. (What Would Emily Do?) - Holistic Squid Weekly Q&A

My inbox runneth over with questions from readers wondering "What would Emily do" about Real food and holistic health topics. I've created this Q&A to get your questions answered and for other folks to benefit from the answers too. Who am I to know the answers to your questions? I'm a holi ... [Read More...]