Household favourite laundry brand ACE, is delighted to announce the launch of the most advanced formula product to enter the range, ACE Ultra for Whites. We are big fans of their laundry products so this is good news as back to school and uniform washing looms. ACE Ultra for Whites is a brand-new formulation designed […]


How to make an exploding rainbow

How would you like to make an exploding rainbow? STEM Ambassador and secondary science teacher, Leonie Briggs brings science to life with fun DIY experiment  from STEM Learning to help parents, carers and teachers to keep children inspired in science, maths, and computing Rainbows have become a common sight in recent months, adorning windows as a thank-you to […]


Back to School advice for parents and families

As families prepare to end a long stretch at home, we hope this helpful back to school advice post written by Hannah Tranah, Childcare Development Manager at Storal Nursery is helpful and also reassuring for families as we all face sending our children back into school in the coming weeks. For us, we continue with Year […]


Fuss Free, delicious curry from Spice Pots

*This is a review post, with Spice Pots who kindly sent us some of their products to try* Curry is one of our favourite meal “types” in our home. The children love a milder but tastier curry, I love any kind that resonates taste and spice and the husband loves something with a little heat […]


Gluten-free strawberry crumble recipe

This recipe for Gluten-free strawberry crumble is easy and you can actually use any fruit you like, but we opted for strawberries as they were freshly picked and in season. I have to confess I have never made a crumble before until recently, but this recipe is dedicated to the mum of a good friend […]


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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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