Mondays Local Mum Leonie Percy

Each Monday we meet a local eastern suburbs mum, this week Mum of two Leonie Percy from Randwick

Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east:

Lived in the eastern suburbs for 10 years. Currently in Randwick.

How many children:

Two children, Lael (7 years) and Luna (10 months old)

Favourite Park:

Centennial Park. At the weekends we often go bike riding as Lael can ride on the road now and i walk almost daily with Luna. It keeps be sane in the busyness. I love being in nature.

Favourite Beach:

Coogee. I love the ladies baths and the rock pools for the kids

Favourite kid friendly cafe:

Coogee Pavillion. I love this place, we go there often to eat and they serve a delicious crisp apple cider. Lael love making friends and playing scrabble and Luna loves crawling around the grass area.

Favourite Coffee Spot:

Our local is Nooks Place. I love a great cup of coffee, it is my daily treat and they make the best, always served with a smile and i love the local community feel.

Favourite date night place:

My partner and i have a weekly date night and we love going to different places around Coogee, Randwick and Surry Hills. We also love going to a yoga class together or getting a couples massage.

Favourite Mother’s Group Location:

Shuk in Bondi. Great coffee, outdoor area for kids and yummy food.

Favourite wet weather location:

Our house. We set up camp, cook, play games, hang out together and watch movies.

Work or SAHM:

Founder of and author of

Motherly advice : 

I love living in the east, it is such a wonderful place to raise kids. Spoilt with fantastic beaches, parks, cafes, festivals and events.  Get out with the kids and enjoy this beautiful area. Whenever i feel overwhelmed, stressed and exhausted from a sleepless night we get outside, unplug and play together.  A mindful walk is good for the soul.

*Is motherhood making you feel stressed?

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