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Posts tagged: franjos kitchen

Immune boosting drinks

Our top warm, immune boosting drinks

Well, the cold weather has definitely kicked in!  We've added a few of our favourite warming drink recipes that will help keep the winter blues (and bugs) away!  Start your day right. To start your day off on the right foot, we've all heard about drinking a cup of warm water...

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Baileys Story

Bailey's story - my twin breastfeeding experience.

I have been breastfeeding and expressing milk for my twin girls for the last 12 months!   I’m totally throwing my hands up in the air, patting myself on the back and saying look at me….I’m bloody amazing, as I am not going to lie, it was a HUGE job and I’m bloody proud of myself....

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Chocolate Muffins

Super yum chocolate muffins that are good for the whole family!

Chocolate Muffins These yummy muffins created by Jo are both toddler and mum approved and are so easy the whole family can help with making them! The perfect activity for a cold, windy day.  Makes approx. 24 small muffins Ingredients: 275gm wholemeal spelt flour 6 tbs raw cacao powder 2...

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When it all goes to..

When it all goes to SHIT!

'Parenting is HARD' One of my friends and colleagues @clementine.georgia from wrote this amazing passage on her Instagram feed. I loved it and thought it was quite fitting for my blog today. “Parenting is HARD! My days are often full of questioning myself as to whether I have challenged you...

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How do you know when your family is complete?

How do you know when your family is complete?

Family Following on from my blog about my breastfeeding struggles with Margot one of our customers asked me to share more personal stories/insights. Man, we could write a novel on our journey as mothers, as I’m sure you all could too. Whilst my baby days are not so fresh in...

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Lexis breastfeeding journey

Lexi's breastfeeding journey.

We have been totally overwhelmed By the responses we've had to Fran's heart felt blog post on her breastfeeding journey with baby number 2.  Lexi, one of our lovely customers shared her story with us. It really highlighted to us how important it is to find a good lactation consultant...

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Adriennes breastfeeding story

Adrienne's breastfeeding story

We love sharing our customer's stories here on our blog We hope that real life experiences might help you too. This too, is a response to Fran's own story and really shows how every persons journey is so different, yet similar in the feelings and emotions that we all feel. ...

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Healthy Easter Treat

The healthy Easter treat you can enjoy all year.

Healthy Easter Treat We are the first to admit that there’s nothing like Easter to bring out the indulging in us BUT too many sugary eggs will have flow-on effects such as the inevitable highs, then lows, skin issues and upset tummies. Who wants to miss out though, we wait...

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Francesca Woods with newborn baby

Why I quit breastfeeding at day 5

5 days in and I literally felt like I was in hell. I quit breastfeeding.   Margot was my second baby and things had not well from the beginning. I had a very difficult pregnancy with an unwell husband and developed a huge (7x11cm) subchorionic hematoma. I bleed almost daily...

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Basket of nutritious vegetables

Key nutrients to think about when breastfeeding

Nutrients to think about Did you know that some nutrients in your breastmilk are impacted by your current nutritional status where as others are not?  Calcium for example is actually mobilised from bone during the early stages of breastfeeding, so in other words you can eat as much calcium rich...

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newborn baby

Is baby getting enough? – key signs to watch out for

Key signs to watch out for It is so tricky to gauge how much your baby is getting from your breast but here are a few key signs to watch out for. Less than 3 baby hand sized poos per day in the first month. This sign is not as...

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breastfeeding mother on bed with newborn baby

The Amazing Functions of Breastfeeding

This ones for you Mum! We often think breastfeeding is all about delivering optimal nutrition for the baby. Many mums are actually unaware of the amazing benefits that they are getting from carrying out this phenomenal, innate function. Ladies, here is a list to get excited about and give you...

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