Coffee Shop Mums Anonymous

Before I was one myself, I used to see Coffee Shop Mums (CSMs) in every food and drink establishment in town, sipping lattes, munching on almond croissants with their tiny person in tow, either sound asleep in prams or behaving impeccably in high chairs. Continue reading


Maternity leave- Fantasy Vs. Reality

Oh, the plans I had for maternity leave pre- baby. What WASN’T I going to conquer?! I was going to start my own business making kitch yet on-trend baby cot mobiles, try my hand at being a novelist, maybe even start revising for a professional exam a year in advance. I was definitely going to master yoga, and try out a new cake recipe every week without breaking a sweat. How else was I going to fill the months ahead? Continue reading