Nipper Affirmation Cards for children

*We were kindly sent some Nipper Affirmation cards to review and share about* Life can be very challenging for children, and as a parent, it’s my job to help them learn to process life, and navigate it’s challenges as they grow up. Sometimes that can be quite hard, and often it is “learn on the […]


Are letterbox parcels the future of packaging?

*This is a collaborative post with Lil Letterbox* We’ve all become a victim of the ‘we are sorry we couldn’t deliver’ notice when we miss our parcels. Usually, down to needing a signature, or due to the courier not being able to fit your parcel through the letterbox. This either results in your packaging being […]


Monograms made easy with Monogram maker

*This is a collaborative post on how you can easily create monograms with Monogram maker* My teenager and I recently started our own little at-home enterprise. She’s very creative and crafty and has taught herself to sew and use a sewing machine. She has been selling the items she makes locally and via social media, […]


Create your own books with Bookeez

*We were kindly sent a Bookeez kit to review* It’s always fun to find something a little bit different to encourage your kids to get creative and make your own book kit from Bookeez is a fun way for kids to make something they can use for learning and creativity. What’s your story? Your very […]


What IS the point of Mosquitoes?

What IS the point of Mosquitoes? Before this post goes any further, I would like to point out that it’s not a science or medical post and if you did happen to have information to show me that there is SOME point to mosquitoes I would be grateful to hear it. I have lived all […]



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 […]


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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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