How a lack of mental health screening tools poses a challenge in schools today. Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2020 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Abstract:You may read the original content in the context in which it is published (at this web address). No other copying or use is permitted without written agreement […]READ MORE
*This post contains an affiliate link which earns me revenue if you click and make a purchase* When we were in Bangkok visiting my dad, we spent a lot of time eating out, in food halls and cafes, because that is the best way to experience food in Thailand. Sometimes it was a bit trickier […]READ MORE
When I first had my babies or my first baby, someone older than me with a bit more motherhood under her belt told me that whilst being a mum was going to be my main focus for a long while, it was still important to remember I was a wife and that working on our […]READ MORE
*This is a collaborative post* Buying a home is not cheap and for many can end up begin the most expensive purchase of their lives. Saving wherever you can is important no matter your stage in life, but saving all the money you can after buying a new home is a must. So following this […]READ MORE
I have shared about weight loss and healthy eating before and what that looks like for me, and when I am trying to eat better and lose a little weight or reboot my eating habits I opt for low carb. I don’t do keto, and personally don’t think it’s a healthy option, but I am […]READ MORE
*This blog post contains an affiliate link that if you click and make a purchase earns me a small amount of revenue* I find January the hardest time of the year. I generally feel like British winters want to kill me, or at least try and break me, and for me, winter has become all […]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. I have been on a bit of a healthy eating kick this week, which has meant NO CAKE or wine. Surprisingly, […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. I was kindly sent an item to try* I haven’t really made any firm resolutions this year, although self-care and taking care of me, is something I do want to try and focus on. I recently started to try and up my skincare game, and have added some supplements to […]READ MORE
From May last year we declared that we were “taking a year”. We took time out. Why? Last year, we faced 2019 hoping that after what had been a brutal few months ending 2018, we would have a peaceful and gentle few months. Some issues we had dealt with had left us feeling bruised and […]READ MORE
Valentine’s Day is about to loom, and easy gluten and dairy free Valentine’s Day cookie recipe is useful for making heart cookies to decorate and enjoy and for all sorts of basic cookie recipes too, if you are looking for something fun to do with the kids for Valentine’s Day. You can of course use […]READ MORE
- Mental Health Challenges in Schools today.
- Omelette & Rice – when the kids won’t eat fish fingers.
- Date Nights and why we value them.
- New Homeowners Money Saving Guide
- What “low carb” looks like for me.
- Beating the January blues.
- Our week in photos – too much coffee but no cake…
- Adding a collagen boost to my day
- Taking a year. Taking time for us.
- Easy gluten and dairy-free Valentine’s Day cookies
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- I am not just "mum"
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- Meal Plan Monday
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- On your bike
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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!