About me + contact

I live in Joburg South Africa and I’m mom to seven-year-old Max, baby Rebecca. I work in content, PR and communication to pay for my loves of tech, sneakers, make-up, Paris trips and books. I also blog at Rattle and Mum, a parenting website with parenting issues, product reviews, tips, giveaways and trends.

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October 23, 2011


  • shameemah

    hi I would like to subscribe to the blog

    December 14, 2011 at 3:02 pm Reply
  • Yashmitha Padayachee

    Hi there
    sorry for contacting you this way, but i dont really know how to leave a comment / message any other way, and i simply had to update you on the kittens situation (if you read the response i left you with your cat story) so Papita the cat my boy reacieved as a pressie last year had her kittens, in my rabbits hutch … she now comes and goes as she pleases, and leaves my bunny to watch over the kids, he is an excellent dad. so protective, and the scary thing is , that one of the kittens even looks like him lol 🙂 have yourself a good day tc – Yash

    February 23, 2012 at 8:51 am Reply
  • Brenne Downie

    What a truly inspiring, funny and honest blog. Thanks for putting your thoughts into cyberspace for the rest of us to steep in. Looking forward to following you.

    March 4, 2012 at 12:40 pm Reply
  • David Haas

    I have a quick question about your blog, do you think you could email me?

    May 7, 2012 at 5:21 pm Reply
  • Marianne Erasmus

    Hi Tanya

    I just stumbled across your blog in my Google search for Hunter boots. I too have a little boy called Max who is my absolute favourite little critter in the world! Will immediately go and follow you on twitter:-)

    Looking forward to keeping up with your ramblings and sharing many of your sentiments on life, love, fashion and being mommy to Max.


    June 7, 2012 at 3:11 pm Reply
    • Tanya Kovarsky

      Awesome! Good to “meet you”! 🙂

      June 10, 2012 at 2:28 pm Reply
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