How to Break the Stress-Sleep Cycle

How to Break the Stress-Sleep Cycle The UK has seen an overwhelming increase in the number of reported cases of adults affected by stress with 74% of the nation saying they have felt overwhelmed at some point in the past year, and 54% of people worrying about the impact it’s having on their health. Stress […]


Meal Plan Monday – Recipe books

This post does contain affiliate links that earn me revenue if you click on them and make a purchase. These will be marked with a * 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 […]


How to find the right residential rehab treatment

*This is a collaborative post we hope you find helpful* Finding the right residential rehab treatment isn’t a simple or easy matter. What is right for one person may not be the best choice for someone else. There are many factors to consider before you make the choice that works for you. Cost, location, types […]


Getting creative with Yorkshire Fabric Shop

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some fabric to create a collaborative post* I am not a naturally crafty person but I do love sewing and knitting, and my teenager has inherited this from me, and she is far more creative. Yorkshire Fabric Shop asked us to get creative with some fabric […]


Our week in photos – carry on as before

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. Last week we were told we could ease lockdown slightly. For us, it hasn’t made much difference, and we are carrying […]


The top 10 gifts to give a pet lover

*This is a collaborative post we hope will be useful* Our pets are important to us, and part of our lives. We treasure the memories we have with them, and the special relationship they give us, and if you are a pet lover or know someone who is, then we think these gift ideas might […]


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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