Maternity leave may look like a holiday but it’s more of an endurance

Maternity leave – a year off work drinking coffee and playing with a cute baby – may sound like a nice extended holiday. But the reality is quite different, as French illustrator Emma relays in this revealing comic strip…

Emma, 36, is a French illustrator. Her political art work often includes commentary on parenting and the gender divide. Hoidays is republished here with Emma’s permission…

For more of Emma’s sketches, visit her website: emmaclit.com.