Category Archives: Guest Posts

5 Steps To Protect Your Gifted Child From Being Bullied – Guest Post

Gifted children are at greater risk for being bullied simply because they stand out from their peers. Many of the same attributes that make gifted learners so unique are also the same ones that bullies use to pick a child out of the crowd. For example, a gifted child might struggle with anxiety or enjoy a hobby that the bullies… Read more »

How Sound Affects Our Children – Guest Post – Sarah Jones

Today’s guest post is written by Sarah Jones. who is the Editor of Headphone Selection. She loves all sound technology and firmly believes in the power of positive music. How Sound Can Affect Young Children Sound is fascinating to young children and it can have both positive and negative effects on them and their development. While it is important to… Read more »

Conquering the Fussy Eater – Guest Post – Taryn Gunn

This week we have Taryn Gunn, a mother and pastry chef from Johannesburg South Africa. You can visit her blog at Tea Eats. Taryn writes about what we all love – FOOD. You have to check out her Lunchbox Pintables for Kids. I have a beautiful 5 year old daughter who is so full of life and spunk and energy. She excels in… Read more »

Living With Endometriosis – Guest Post – Laura Wyatt

Today we have Laura Wyatt from www.mamabearcollective.co.uk.  Laura is the mother of two from the UK and owner at Black Goose Digital, go take a peek 🙂 Living with Endometriosis It was love at first sight when I met the Man of the House – he was funny, and kind, and handsome, and he made my heart tingle and my stomach… Read more »

What people don’t tell you before you have baby number #2 – Guest Post – Angelique Ruzicka

This week’s guest post is written by Angelique Ruzicka, from www.mombabbles.com. Angelique is a married mom of 2; all the way from Cape Town, South Africa. The Second Child Syndrome I thought that having one child qualified me to have another with ease, and to handle the 3am feeds like a ninja teaching a six year old entry level kata moves…. Read more »

Fussy Little Eaters – Lulu Barnard – Guest Post

Today we have Lulu Barnard from The Digital Writer, all the way from South Africa. Lulu is a freelance digital writer and mother of 3 (two girls and one boy), she spends her weekdays writing and playing on the web (wink, working).  Her hobbies are: writing (yes even in her free time), reading, gardening, drawing, painting, cooking and attending flea markets… Read more »

Modeling Healthy Habits – Laura Boycourt – Guest Post

This week, One Messy Mama is kicking off our Guest Bloggers From Around the Globe line up with Laura Boycourt, We Don’t Do Decaf.  A freelance writer from the USA, and mother of 2 beautiful little girls.  Modeling and Encouraging Healthy Habits, and a Healthy Self-Image, for Kids: A Parents’ How-To Let’s face it; being a kid is tough business. Whether we’re… Read more »

Guest Post – White Camellias – The Hot List

The Hot List: My favorite swimwear trends for you and your little ones. Summer is fast approaching, and with it, a well deserved Summer holiday. If, like me, you love spending Summer on the beach, you’re probably already dreaming of the hot sand between your toes, the waves crashing at your feet, the hot sun on your skin, and the great time… Read more »

Guest Post – Mat Kelly – Breastfeeding, A Dad’s Perspective

Breastfeeding…Yes, you heard right… Breastfeeding! And no, I don’t have boobs full of milk! I am wanting to express (pardon the pun!) how I felt as a dad within a breastfeeding household. Let me take you right to the start… Before we had children, I can honestly say, I didn’t know or mind how my offspring were going to be… Read more »