Look after your hands the natural way

Pamela is sharing some helpful tips to look after your hands in a more natural way, which we hope will be helpful. As a busy working mum, I often find my hands get neglected and I need nudging to look after them and right now we are all washing our hands a lot. With the […]


5 Overlooked Costs of Having a Family Pet

*This is a collaborative post we hope you will find helpful* Today, we will be taking a look at 5 overlooked costs of having a family pet. A family pet is a great addition to any household. They offer a different kind of love and reassurance than your human family members, and their unconditional love […]


Handy craft and creative sites for kids

I thought I would share some handy craft and creative sites that we love and have found very useful. As a homeschool parent who is not terribly crafty or creative, I am always looking for sites and resources to help me keep my kids amused, and satisfying their need to make, create, and learn. Sometimes […]


Eton Mess Semifreddo with Shaken Udder

*This is a collaborative post* This Shaken Udder Recipe for Eton Mess Semifreddo is easy and really delicious and a proper summery treat and takes a traditional recipe for Eton Mess to the next level. We are big fans of Shaken Udder in our house, so we are always keen to find ways to enjoy […]


The Kaleidoscope Plus Group helpline – Talk2Us

Talk2Us is available now National mental health and wellbeing charity, The Kaleidoscope Plus Group, has today launched its nationwide mental health helpline and messenger service to keep up with an increase in demand following the Coronavirus outbreak. The charity’s helpline and messenger service, Talk2Us, is free to use for anyone in the UK and will be accessible from Monday to Friday between 9am & […]


Meal plan Monday – using up leftovers

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 […]


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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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