My Little Pony: movie review

A post shared by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:53pm PDT My daughter is a huge My Little Pony fan. Me (or the rest of the family, for that matter)? Not so much. Zoë makes a point of waking up on time every […]

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Homeschooling: Aha moments

My “straw that broke the camel’s back” moment happened when I was told by the school that my son was attending that “teachers can’t force a student to learn”. No one said anything about forcing, which made me wonder why the teachers weren’t encouraging the […]

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Mom Armour

From the moment you choose to become a mom, you will find yourself to be the target of unsolicited advice. Whether your baby was planned or you tried to conceive for ages or you chose to adopt, everyone will have an opinion on everything. Put […]

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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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Outdated Education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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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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Darkness almost won

This is why we #travel #southafrica 🚗 A photo posted by Tami (@rumtumtiggs) on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:51am PDT I had a bad day today. We have been exploring Empangeni over the last few days and we tried to be better prepared than we […]

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What you need to know about homeschool

This is what #homeschool looks like. We are giggling and reading Pamela Simpson’s Mai Tai the Monkey for #Grade5 set work #literature. #school #read #books #homeschooling #homeschoollife A photo posted by Tami, Anton and the Zs (@tazzdiscovers) on Jan 13, 2016 at 12:44am PST Some […]

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What makes me laugh

#WritersBootcampZA wants to know what makes me laugh. Well, the answer is my children. Anton and I have raised the most aware, bright, social, hilarious children in the whole world and I wouldn’t change a single personality trait. I wouldn’t say no to an upgrade that […]

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My greatest fear

#WritersBootcampZAThe 3rd challenge for #writersbootcampZA is My Greatest Fear… To think I used to be scared of snakes and spiders. I would happily lie down in a coffin full of them if it would guarantee the safety of my children. Since becoming a mom, my […]

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