Social issues: Mainstream School

Our trip to Ihla de Mozambique has opened my eyes to what life is like on an island, and how fortunate we are to have access to opportunities A photo posted by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Nov 20, 2016 at 10:58pm PST Ever since I started […]

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Common Courtesy

Maybe it’s just me but when someone has to ask me to quiet down, I am mortified that I’ve disturbed someone’s environment. The last thing I’d do is respond with a zap sign and some choice words.  That doesn’t seem to be the case when […]

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Mainstream school issues

I was chatting to a mom the other day who, after finding out that I home school, had a number of questions about who, what, why, when, where and how. After a fairly lengthy discussion, she expressed interest in investigating further, as her son is […]

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Buffet Olive Farm, Paarl

I learned so much today! What a lovely event #OliveDay A photo posted by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Aug 31, 2016 at 5:56am PDT I was invited to tour the Buffet Olives Farm last week and I learned A LOT. I’m not a huge fan of […]

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Home School: 8 months later

#hopscotch on the #beach at #sunset 🌄 #homeschooling A photo posted by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Aug 27, 2016 at 10:58pm PDT A child cannot learn if he/she feels threatened. Someone said this to me a few months ago and I can’t forget it. Especially when I […]

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Frazzled

I’ve been in such a funk lately that I’m trying to look at things differently. #blackandwhite History merely repeats itself. It has all been done before. Nothing under the sun is truly new. Ecclesiastes 1vs9 A photo posted by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Aug 16, 2016 […]

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Empowerment: Woman’s Day 1956

 I was thinking about the women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 and wondering who they were. But details don’t matter, do they? It doesn’t matter what kind of job they had or how rich or poor they were. They were women just like […]

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