Youth Day

1 young man, many many cows. One of my favourite pics from #lesotho. In a land where cattle = wealth, this family responsibility is laid onto the shoulders of mere children, who have to answer the elders as to why the cattle aren’t thriving, and […]

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Save water

Plugs in people, this just got real. Even the eternal optimists in Cape Town have finally realized that the rain isn’t coming and the dam levels are dangerously low. Actually, that’s a gross understatement. The time has come to save water and be dramatic about […]

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What I wish I knew: New Baby

To say I was unprepared to be a mother to a new baby, would be a gross understatement. Of course I thought I was ready, because this was no accidental pregnancy, but nothing could have prepared me for those first 6 weeks as a mom. […]

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#RockingMotherhood

Finding time to write has been pretty elusive lately and the very idea of sitting down to confront this blinking cursor on a clean, white page has been almost, daunting. Maybe it’s like exercise, when you get in the zone you can just keep going […]

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Obligation

A post shared by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Mar 27, 2017 at 11:03pm PDT There have been a few times in my life when blogging felt like an obligation*. I’ve been doing this for long enough to know that when those times come around, it’s time […]

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Parents: You’re wrong

You’re never more wrong than when you’re a parent. So, before we begin, let’s define “a parent” shall we? Well, if you are ultimately responsible for a person under the age of 25, no matter how they came into your life, you’re a parent. This […]

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What makes you beautiful?

What makes you beautiful? There was a brief time in my life when I thought I’d feel better about myself if I did what the magazines and ads told me to do. Personal grooming, you know? Because heaven forbid you actually like the way you […]

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Outdated Education

When school and the need for breakfast, meet 😍 #homeschool #homeeconomics. Earlier this week, we learned to make pancakes, wrote the recipe from memory, then enjoyed deliciousness. Today, we did the same for mixed berry flapjacks #cooking #school #365homeschool A post shared by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) […]

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Virtual Reality

What is real? Face to face relationships. That’s what is real. Aside from that, pretty much nothing else is. And that is something that is pretty difficult to wrap your head around. Without sounding like a conspiracy theorist, that is. Virtual Reality Basically any information gleaned […]

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Memorable 2017

Happy New Year! I thought I’d better get this post out before half of January is gone but, as it’s stands this post will probably go live on the 16th. Sorry about that! Since the last time we spoke, my temporary card writer position at […]

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