Cooper and Kids is my story of motherhood and the juggle between being a mum, a wife and a crazy dog lady. As a qualified dog trainer, I will share my story, knowledge, training tips and advice to help parents better understand the do’s and don’ts of living together with kids and dogs. Mel xox

The Honest Truth About My Pregnancy

Let me start by saying that I know it is an absolute blessing that I am able to fall pregnant and I don’t for one second take that for granted. I do however, just want to let you guys know, the honest truth about my pregnancy. Some people…
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A Parents Big Decision… Should we have another baby?

Are you thinking about expanding your family? Unsure if it’s the right decision right now or even at all? After much debate, Jase and I have finally taken the plunge and decided to expand our family from two kids to three kids. I am pregnant…
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Tips for How to Manage your Dog when you have Visitors Coming Over

Do you find it hard to entertain in your home because of your dog? Now we all know that some dogs are really mellow and chilled and not too phased by visitors coming over while for other dogs a new visitor in the house can mean lots of things……
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How to Survive Morning Sickness When you have Young Kids…

I always knew I wanted three kids. But knowing that pregnancy for me, comes with a good four months of morning sickness it was more about building up to survive that than it was about being ready for a third child. I knew it wasn’t going to…

It's Cooper's Birthday - Let's Celebrate with a FREE Kangaroo Bone for your Dog!!

August is a big month for us at Cooper and Kids! Cooper is Six on August 6th! I can't believe my first baby is six!! What an incredible journey it has been. Cooper has taught me SO much! He came to us as a very independent boisterous puppy.…

It's PAWGUST! Cooper and I are raising funds for Guide Dogs, come and support us!

August is a big month for us at Cooper and Kids! Not only is August Cooper's birthday month, but we have decided to participate in an amazing initiative to help raise funds for Guide Dog's Australia... That's right, my best mate and…