Ah, Instagram. We love to hate it. My teenager tells me that it’s only for old people and that TikTok is where it’s at now, but I can’t get to grips with sharing videos and coming up with funny content so I can’t be bothered with that. I joined years ago and got sucked into […]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. Food made me happy this week – […]READ MORE
Mushroom risotto is a quick and easy go-to meal for me, that I make when I want something quick, comforting but also filling. It took a long time to persuade me that mushrooms were not the devils food, and he avoided risotto because it often can be loaded with cream, cheese or butter that he […]READ MORE
*This is a review post* My kids are big fans of a lot of programs on Nickelodeon from Paw Patrol (yes, we are still fans) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (my kids don’t believe they were around for my childhood) Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Square Pants are all favorites we have watched and enjoyed. So […]READ MORE
*This is a review post* Mental health awareness is a passion of mine. The book “I am your friend, a book of hope” is a little book that fits into a bag or a pocket and is filled with simple but meaningful quotes and words to encourage and lift someone up. The author, artist, and […]READ MORE
Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday and our little corner of the blog for all things Leopard Gecko. Written by Matthew, with a little help from mum. Spotty is our Leopard gecko who is about 10 months old. He came to live with us in May last year. WHAT TO DO TO MAKE YOUR LEOPARD GECKO HAPPY. […]READ MORE
*This is a collaborative post* I am a working mum. I have been for most of my children’s lives. I have worked full time for an employer, and been self-employed. I currently run a small local charity as well as being a blogger so in reality, I have two jobs as well as managing family […]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 a little rough. […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some craft items to try* I have been knitting for a long time. My mother taught me how to knit when I was very young and I have always found it a gentle and enjoyable hobby. I am left-handed so a lot of what I have […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some products to review* Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. What are your plans? If I said we had no plans other than to eat popcorn and watch a movie, I wouldn’t be joking. We have had rather a tough week, fighting off a rather nasty […]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.
- All things pet related
- Anxiety & Me
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- Being a greener family
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- Friday's Rants from The Soap Box
- Home & Garden
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- I am not just "mum"
- Life with food allergies
- Meal Plan Monday
- Mental Health
- My style and things I love
- On your bike
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- Sensory Processing Disorder
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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!