Self-care and Pampering with Nat-Ul

* I was kindly sent some self-care and pampering products to try* Self-care and pampering are part of my routine to look after me, so that I feel good and can look after everyone else around me that needs me. I try to make sure a get a little bit of time each week, even […]


National Pet Month: Finding your Pawfect Match

With April being National Pet Month, we’re extra grateful for their love and company at the minute.   We also think it’s a good time to reflect on being a responsible cat owner, and that means making sure you’re fully prepared to look after your feline companion. Choosing a pet is a life-changing decision and […]


Life in Lockdown – week 5 down…

Life in Lockdown. I never thought I would have to write those words. But over three weeks ago, like much of the world, we were told we had to STAY HOME. It isn’t optional and we are doing our very best to protect our health care system and stop the spread of a virus that […]


Meal plan organisation – keeping track.

Meal plan organisation helps me to keep track of what we are eating, food and grocery shopping and also helps me feed my family mostly in a healthy way whilst being a working and homeschooling parent. I didn’t used to meal plan, and we would just go to the supermarket and buy whatever we felt […]


Hot dog meal ideas with Ye Olde Oak

*We were kindly sent some items to review for this post* I have been trying to liven up our menu with some hot dog meal ideas using Ye Olde Oak hotdogs who have been making hot dogs since 1949 and have a range of varieties to try from traditional to American style hot dogs. My […]


All pets deserve a little pet pampering.

*This is a collaborative post* Sometimes a little pet pampering has to happen to give our pets just a little bit of extra love. As a seasoned pet owner, I know that the animals we love and care for need some very important basics. Food, a loving home, exercise, and veterinary care and attention are […]


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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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