Mother’s Day is almost upon us in the UK. For us, it’s going to be very different, and in fact, I said to the husband “Mother’s Day is not happening this year, really is it?” Coronavirus has caused havoc, brought death, fear, and sadness to many, and most of the world is holding its breath […]READ MORE
Suddenly homeschooling? It is a strange strange time. Life in the UK and the world has changed dramatically and for a period of time. Coronavirus has broken through and disrupted all of our lives and for the next few weeks and months, people are facing many challenges as we hopefully getting on top of what’s […]READ MORE
This is a collaborative post where we are delighted to be working with Natural Birthing Company about What should you pack in your hospital bag? By Founder of Natural Birthing Company Jane Mason. I would recommend preparing your hospital bag a few weeks before delivery date, perhaps 2-4 depending on how organised you are! There […]READ MORE
I have always been a bit of a fan of Maidenform and their comfortable but also pretty lingerie and took a rather glamorous piece away for our wedding anniversary last year. I am always left feeling more confident with Maidenform when I wear their items. I have lost a fair bit of weight over the […]READ MORE
Meal Plan Monday. Looking at my week, and making sure the cries of “I’m hungry” don’t happen too often, but we all know that children are always hungry aren’t they? Feeding my food allergy and food choices family with a mix of cooking from scratch and sometimes throwing a ready-made meal their way. We shop […]READ MORE
Think of others & wash your hands? I have resolved not to talk a lot about Coronavirus here on the blog, and whilst I have been fairly vocal about it on my Twitter account and my personal Facebook, I have chosen to not talk that much here or on our other social media. I am […]READ MORE
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This rosemary roasted vegetables with feta recipe one of the husbands’s favourite meals, and came about as an adaption of a Nigella Lawson recipe. In her recipe you can use either chicken thighs, or haloumi cheese, I have done both of those, and they work well, but we like this version. It is also suitable […]READ MORE
Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. This week has been tough, and we […]READ MORE
*This is a collaborative post* One of the things I remember about school is school dinners and some of what we were served is burned into my memory for good and bad reasons. One pudding I remember was banana custard, which I loved. This banana custard tart recipe using Shaken Udder Milkshake brings back good […]READ MORE
- Our week in photos – not quite back to normal but nearly.
- Life in Lockdown. Life as we know it. Week 2.
- Get outside, learn to skip and throw a frisbee…
- Easter egg hunt Baby Shark style
- Easy Easter Craft – colouring eggs for Easter
- Preserved lemon and cashew gluten-free couscous
- Easy and delicious roasted carrots
- Meal Plan Monday – Settling into Lockdown Life.
- Lockdown is hard but we carry on.
- Gigantosaurus – the game. Fun for the whole family.
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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!