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Magic Moments – Small Boy Update

If you read this blog regularly, or follow us on Facebook, you’ll know that Small Boy had minor procedure, under anaesthetic, last week, to have grommets inserted, because of chronic ear infections. I will be blogging about the actual day, tomorrow, but I thought I would update how he is doing. The day itself went incredibly […]


Wordless Wednesday – Olives….

Are the currency of 3 year old’s in our house, given the choice, Small Boy (and his sister) will pick them over even sweet treats. He loves all kinds, even the spicy ones. He’s been eating them since he was starting solids, we did Baby Led Weaning! I love this photo of him, helping Daddy […]


5:2 diet trial…

Those of you who know me, or follow me on the various social media hangouts I frequent, know I love my food and my coffee. I love cooking, sharing meals and eating. Sadly, it seems, genetics and my metabolism plus an inability to exercise, partly due to tiredness, and an knee injury, and partly, because […]


Saturday is SAT CAP day….

Small Boy, Cath Kidston bag (mine, he borrowed it, I am hoping he didn’t sneak any snails in there) and stick, am sure there’s a fitting caption for this picture…? Click on the linky to see other SatCap photos and join in the fun!


Ranty Friday

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 […]


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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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