5 ways to calm down a crazy cat…

*this is a collaborative post* Oh, how nice cats can be. You’re curled up on the couch, watching a movie, and they come up and snuggle into you. Life is good! Or, at least, that’s the idea. Sometimes, cats select to take a different path, also known as “the crazy path.” If you’ve got a […]

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The cats are NOT happy….

The cats are not happy.  Why are the cats not happy? The children are happy. We’ve moved rooms around. The small boy has a new bigger space for all his Lego, cars and toys, and the tween has her own bunk bed desk and a new and more grown up room (it’s in the process […]

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Layla’s mid life crisis…

Something is up with the cat.  Mostly, she’s normal. Well, normal for her, if you call being taciturn, grumpy, hating everyone, demanding human food, abusing the other cat, and regularly depositing hair balls in delightfully unexpected places, normal.  But she has started featuring a regular behavior that we have been calling “mental kitty” or rather […]

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Babywipes in the bathroom, but not for the kids…

 As much as I know how bad babywipes are, they are damn useful. Babywipes have been part of my life, for a long time. I have used them in one way or another for nearly 22 years. I have  wiped many bottoms, with them as a nanny, nurse, mum and working with small children generally. […]

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