Blogging is hard work but worth it.

*This is a collaborative post sharing why blogging is part of my life and always will be* This blog is now almost 11 years old and I have been blogging for a long time. It’s almost like my third child, having started writing as a way of getting my feelings out when motherhood felt really […]


Get Mum Fit – back on the horse again

Welcome to Get Fit Mum and me getting back on the horse. Not literally, of course, because we don’t own a horse and I haven’t ridden a horse for a long time. But, me sharing about getting myself into better shape, again, after a long, long period of being inactive first due to knee surgery […]


Everyone needs good hair styling tools

We are big fans of Jose Eber hair styling tools and are delighted to share this review and giveaway. When you have long hair, curling and styling it, and keeping it looking and feeling good is important. My daughter has beautiful long hair and spends a lot of time making it look good. She is […]


How to Spot A Mum – the perfect book

*We were delighted to review How to Spot a Mum for this blog post* This is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. I’ll say that at the start of this piece of writing. How to Spot a Mum by Donna Amey Batt with lovely illustrations by Aura Lewis This warm and witty celebration of mums […]


About blog

Blog author, Karen Reekie

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!

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