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Life with food allergies and intolerances

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Me, beyond being "Mum"

I can’t manage all the communication….

I realised recently, that our inbox had 7000 mails in it (not including stuff I had saved into folders, for work, photos etc) and that I have 5 Twitter accounts, 5 Facebook pages, 6 e-mail addreses, 2 G+ accounts, 2 Instagram accounts, 3 blogs as well as my personal Facebook profile, and being subscribed to […]


Wordless Wednesday – I took a day off!

    I took a “day” (well, from when the children were at school and nursery) off yesterday. I dropped them off, watched Big Girl’s performance at her Christmas concert, then I went into town, had a coffee and cake, all by myself and then pottered round the shops, came home, had a small nap, […]


Isn’t modern technology marvellous?

OK, so I know that e-mail has been around for years, and is used commonly, and it’s not really that exciting, any more, but it was exciting this week, for  Big Girl, when she got her first ever e-mail addressed to her, from Granddad, in warmer climbs, on the other side of the world. Being […]


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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