Parenting and family life

Life with food allergies and intolerances

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Me, beyond being "Mum"

Daily routine with MyBuBelly

*This is a partnership post with MyBuBelly* You may have read about how we are using the MyBuBelly system and are hoping to add a third baby to our lives. They have a very thorough and comprehensive system to help you conceive and maximize your chances of conceiving a boy or a girl. My BuBelly […]


Soothing skin with Oilatum

*This is a review post. We were sent items to review and share about* As a parent, one priority for me is skincare for my kids. That sounds a little strange, but having spent a lot of time dealing with my daughter’s eczema, it’s something that is always on my mind. Her skin cleared up […]


Hearing loss and perspective, with Specsavers

*This is a collaborative post in partnership with Specsavers* If you have normal hearing and do not struggle with hearing loss, then like me, you probably have never really thought about what it must be like to lose your hearing or to realise that you might be suffering yourself. I recently attended what I would […]


Easing cold symptoms with Snufflebabe

*We were kindly sent some products to review for this post* Cold symptoms, coughs, snotty noses, the sneezes, and all those lovely things come with being a parent and when you have little children or even bigger ones, snotty noses and colds can mean unhappiness, sleepless nights, and are generally not much fun. There are […]


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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