This is what we call friendly, in our house, Layla is not overly fond of Jasper, but after a year and a half, they have learned to tolerate each other. Shortly after this scene of convivial kitty napping in the sunshine was captured, Small Boy got in there with the hose, and two disgruntled and […]READ MORE
Sorry, I realise that the title of this post is probably a little humourless, give that I am blogging about a foot injury. Last week, I rather stupidly, tripped down the last two stairs, on our staircase, at home. I went right over on my ankle, on my right foot, felt it “pop” and then […]READ MORE
Today, I am sharing about our marriage, and some issues that I think all marriages face, especially when there are young children in the mix. I think it is normal for husbands and Dad’s to feel a bit neglected. I have shared our experience and some thoughts over at Wriggly Rascals, where you can find […]READ MORE
This casserole can be cooked from frozen in a slow cooker, or on low in a casserole dish in the oven. Frozen sausages (I use Farmer’s Choice Gluten free pork sausages, they are really nice, and keep their shape well when cooked in a casserole) 800mls of good stock (or whatever you have to hand, […]READ MORE
This is a recipe from a friend of mine, so I cannot claim credit for it. It’s easy and the ingredients are simple, but it’s a delicious cake that will go down well with everyone, who doesn’t love a chocolate cake with hint of orange… You will need: 250 g margarine/butter 250 g sugar 250 […]READ MORE
So, the lovely Mummy Never Sleeps is hosting the Sat Cap this week, whilst Mammasaurus is busy and way. Link up, or click on the linky below for more on what Sat Cap is… This is my effort. I bet someone can make something funny out of it. I am off to rest my poorly […]READ MORE
Welcome to my Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in my Living Room. A small space in the week where I can have a chunter about things that have made me twitch with annoyance or made me question if the world has gone mad or not…. I also linked up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday. You can find […]READ MORE
Day one, was yesterday. I have chosen to follow the fast only method, no food, but plenty of water and herbal tea, for two days a week. The day was actually pretty easy, and I felt fine. It is very hot, here, so I am making sure I keep my fluid levels up. So far, […]READ MORE
Big Girl, had a trial violin lesson, at school a few weeks ago, and was very excited by the idea of playing the violin, and has been asking if she can have lessons. The school, seems to have pushed the idea quite hard, and sent several letters home, with details of lessons and offering a […]READ MORE
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- Our week in photos 19/01/20-25/01/20
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- Mental Health Challenges in Schools today.
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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!