Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. This week has been hard. I am […]READ MORE
I stopped hiding my spots anymore. I am not beauty guru, by any stretch of the imagination, but I have learned a thing or two about skincare and I think I am finally get a handle on what works for my skin and what doesn’t. One of the things I don’t do anymore is cover […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. Matthew attended a Role Models course but all opinions are our own* As a parent there are lots of things I am supposed to help my children learn, but as we all know it can be a hard job to get everything right and sometimes it’s useful to pull in […]READ MORE
This is the easiest and most delicious blueberry sauce that works for over ice cream, in smoothies bowls, added to plain yoghurt, or over pancakes. It takes about ten minutes to make and even my “doesn’t like anything that resembles a fruit or vegetable” teenager will happily eat this. We use frozen blueberries which you […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. We were sent some items to share about* Bathtime is supposed to be fun and relaxing for kids. Or at least that’s what the parenting books say. Unfortunately for us, it’s not always the best time of the day. Fortunately, Funatic Foam has saved the day and makes it easier […]READ MORE
*This is a review post, we were kindly sent items to try* Our family is a huge fan of pancakes and I don’t make them as often as I should or they would like. I am not sure why I don’t make them more often because they are easy to make and we have a […]READ MORE
Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We have had a very busy and somewhat chaotic week this week, but we have survived. We decided it was finally […]READ MORE
Ah, Instagram. We love to hate it. My teenager tells me that it’s only for old people and that TikTok is where it’s at now, but I can’t get to grips with sharing videos and coming up with funny content so I can’t be bothered with that. I joined years ago and got sucked into […]READ MORE
Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. Food made me happy this week – […]READ MORE
Mushroom risotto is a quick and easy go-to meal for me, that I make when I want something quick, comforting but also filling. It took a long time to persuade me that mushrooms were not the devils food, and he avoided risotto because it often can be loaded with cream, cheese or butter that he […]READ MORE
- Things that have made me happy this week.
- Why I don’t hide my spots anymore.
- Role Models – inspiring children to face life’s challenges.
- Easy and delicious blueberry sauce
- Bribing reluctant bathers with Funatic Foam
- Pancake day – How do you like your pancakes?
- Our week in photos – Teenage bedroom DIY…
- Make Instagram what you want it to be.
- Things that have made me happy this week
- Quick and easy mushroom risotto
- All things pet related
- Anxiety & Me
- Beauty and skincare
- Being a greener family
- Book reviews
- Everything else
- Family Life and Parenting
- Fertility, Pregnancy & Birth
- Food is life
- Friday's Rants from The Soap Box
- Home & Garden
- Home schooling life
- I am not just "mum"
- Life with food allergies
- Meal Plan Monday
- Mental Health
- My style and things I love
- On your bike
- Reviews & Stuff we love
- Sensory Processing Disorder
- Toys & Games
- Travel, days out & family activities
Welcome to Cats, Kids, Chaos. We started over 9 years ago, originally as The Mad House of Cats & Babies, in a blur of sleep deprivation. We share family life as we live and see it, and try to keep it real. I write about food allergies, homeschooling, parenting a teenager, product reviews and everything in between. The odd cat post may feauture too. Welcome to the chaos, grab a cup of coffee and join us!