Category: parenting

March 18, 2014

Elliot’s 2nd Birthday Letter

When either one of my children has a birthday I write them a birthday letter. :) This is Elliot’s 2nd birthday letter. Read his birth story here. Read his 1st birthday letter here. *** Dearest Amazing Elliot, It was not that long ago that you turned 2. I’ve been meaning to write you this birthday Read More

December 30, 2012

Elephant Girls & the Crazy that is My Life.

  Oh hello there world, it’s Tam here checking in rising from the depths of chaos that is a childcare-less holiday life in which sign ups for Life Book are EXPLODING, emails are backing up, I am super sleep deprived and crabby (at times) yet want to fall to my knees daily in deep gratitude Read More

December 09, 2012

Animal Friends and more. :)

Hello blog o’ mine. I’m sorry for neglecting you, but my two babies have been sick for the past 2 weeks and work has gone crazy and I find myself with so much to say/ do and so little time. So Imma gonna bullet point my face off here, just to keep you a bit Read More

November 14, 2012

Life, Art and Rock and Roll, sort of.

DUUUUUDES. Mad week, totally mad. Some of you may know (if you subscribe to my newsletter or follow me on FB) that blip.tv have decided to delete my account with them! ALL my class videos are/ were hosted by them, so it meant that out of the blue all my class videos were gone! And Read More

October 30, 2012

An afternoon painting with Dylan

Hello. Our household is riddled with illness at the moment (diarrhoea, nausea, sickness, eugh, it’s so annoying how often they pick up bugs, anyhoo). No childcare, so hardly any time to work. Sneaking in bits of work and blog time while babies asleep! :) On Sunday, Dylan painted. I took pictures. :0) (Photography used to Read More

October 18, 2012

Snow Queen

A lot is going on in casa del Tammo. ;) First up, a new painting! I call her ‘Snow Queen’. White dots are love, so it seems. I hope you like her, she is for sale too, see details below.  12 x 16 inches on hotpressed watercolour paper (140lbs) Materials: acrylics, watersoluble crayons, graphite £95 Read More

August 28, 2012

Dylan turns three. <3

Dear beautiful amazing Dylan, You’re sitting right next to me at the moment watching one of your favourite TV shows: “Kipper the Dog”. I don’t get a lot of time nowadays to write you birthday letters, what with you having a little brother now and me having a business to run, but I want to Read More

July 27, 2012

An update at last.

Oh hello intarwebs and my lovely readers! :) You see that dude up here, with his cute little chubby body and exhilarated expression on his face because life is oh so awesome? Yeah, that one has been ruining my life keeping me up. The only reason I’m able to type this post is because the Read More

July 02, 2012

New painting, life and the inner critic.

Aloha lovely reader. :) In between the night shifts while waiting for video lessons to render and signing up new students to my mini art workshop Summer Girls (btw you can always join this one, it’s an open-ended self study sort of thing, over 155 students have already signed up! woohoo! sign up here if Read More

June 12, 2012

Parenting Madness, Chia Seeds and Braiding

Ok, I started 2 blog posts already and have deleted both as they didn’t feel right. This time I won’t delete. No, I won’t (ha ha, you can’t check, can ya?). Aren’t you a lucky reader? ;) Here is what’s been up in da land of Tam. Things have been tough the past 4 weeks. Read More

June 01, 2012

Is that so?

Yesterday was a day of learning zen lessons. This zen story really helped me be ok yesterday after some really tough stuff: Is That So? The Zen master Hakuin was praised by his neighbors as one living a pure life. A beautiful Japanese girl whose parents owned a food store lived near him. Suddenly, without Read More

May 17, 2012

Bonkers, it’s all bonkers

Life is bonkers. I’m going bonkers. Dylan is going bonkers. Elliot is on his way to being bonkers. The only semi-sane person in the mix is Andy, although, one could argue he’s going bonkers too because he’s suddenly buying a shitload of plants for the patio and he can’t seem to stop. Dylan is going Read More