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Posts tagged: franjos kitchen

I cried the first time my baby had formula...

I cried the first time my baby had formula...

I cried when I gave Phoebe my first daughter a bottle of formula. Not because there is anything wrong with it (spoiler alert / there’s not) but because I thought it spelt the beginning of the end of breastfeeding.  She was three months old and I weaned her at 18 months (my choice not hers).

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Tips for supporting new mothers!

Tips for supporting new mothers!

Something we remember all too clearly, is thinking “we wish we knew what those first few months of motherhood were like, so we could have been more supportive.”

We have written a blog on our top tips to support new mamas, because we know it can be hard to know the best ways to be supportive! 

Written by midwife Aliza from Bumpnbub. 

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Hospital bag packing list from a third time mama!

Hospital bag packing list from a third time mama!

Third time around and I feel like a pro at the old hospital bag. I last did this post in 2015, and so I have updated it slightly!  I will be having an elective c-section as my first two were c sections so this is a bag more geared for...

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Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering during this time...

Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering during this time...

Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering…. There will be no other time in our lives where we will experience what we are experiencing right now... I have no doubt most of you would have felt similar feels to me over the past few weeks; anxiousness, apprehension, nervousness, fatigue, sadness, fear,...

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Natural Methods to Coping with Morning Sickness

Natural Methods to Coping with Morning Sickness

Morning sickness or nausea, may be one of the first signs you feel before you find out you are expecting.  Luckily, there are some natural ways to manage this in those first few weeks - and you can usually expect your symptoms to disappear around the end of the first trimester (third month of pregnancy). 

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Brans we love

Brands We Love...

There are so many incredible brands out there. Brands that are creating wonderful products for new mums and bubs and we wanted to share a few of our favourites with you...   Frankly Eco We love the Frankly Eco range because it’s packed with natural plant-based goodness and organic essential...

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Christmas tips

Seven Sunday’s to Christmas?!

That's right, we can't believe it either. Where has the year gone? If you have stumbled across this blog post, chances are you are a mum or know a new/soon to be mum. Which also means you understand the whole new level of stress and organizing that surrounds Christmas. So,...

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Baby & Child Collective Logo

The Baby & Child Collective

As you all know, Franjo’s kitchen started on an intersection in Kingsville, Melbourne. Jo and Fran met at the lights while walking their babies and following that chance meeting, they created Franjo’s Kitchen. However what some of you might not know is that Fran moved back to New Zealand in...

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Superfood bread by Delicously Ella

Superfood Bread

We love this beautifully rich, wholesome, nutty bread  Courtesy of the wonderful www.deliciouslyella.com.  Here are some of the reasons why it is a favourite: Wholesome, filling and oh so nourishing Quality carbohydrate and fibre rich – thank you tummy and energy here we come! Loads of protein Vegan (dairy and egg free) Full...

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Woman with new born baby after childbirth

How to have a Beautiful Birth

Interview with Nadine Richardson Nadine Richardson, doula-turned-entrepreneur, founded She Births® in 2008 when she realised that a majority of pregnant women and their partners were going into labour uninformed and unprepared, leading to many avoidable traumatic birth experiences. We spoke to Nadine recently and asked her to share her tips...

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Father with three children

A letter to Fathers everywhere

To the quiet achievers, I nod my head to them. The fathers, the brothers, the stepdads, the godfathers, the grandfathers and all of the positively influential male figures in our lives. So much is spoken about the ‘selfless mum’ out there, and too right there should be but I feel...

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Mothers group morning tea

That's One Big Mothers Group Morning Tea

That was one pretty awesome Mother’s group gathering…. Can we do that weekly? One Big Mothers Group Morning Tea On Friday 17th August, we were lucky enough to be a part of the "One Big Mothers Group Morning Tea" at Epworth Hospital Geelong. Well done to the team at Epworth Hospital...

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