When most women think of maternity leave, they think of spending sleepless months in stretch pants with their newly born baby attached to their hip.
Karen Edwards thinks about maternity leave differently. She envisions thumbing through colorful textiles in Guatemala, catching some sun alongside surfers in Hollywood Beach, and getting cozy under a cabana in Belize with her husband and two children in tow.
And that’s exactly how she’s spending her maternity leave right now.
This is the second time the London-based mother has used her maternity leave to embark on an adventure of a lifetime: traveling the world with her family.
She’s documenting their journey on her blog, Travel Mad Mum, which offers travels tips, anecdotes, and beautiful family photos of their travel experience.
As you would expect, she and her husband’s Instagram accounts are packed with breathtaking photos from their travels, which you can see below.