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

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Help… Is it normal for my toddler to play up and regress during my pregnancy?

I’ve been asking myself lately, is it normal for my toddler to play up and regress during my pregnancy? Is this really a thing? I’m sure there are some other pregnant and exhausted mamas out there, wondering the same…   I remember…

Transitioning your Toddler from a Cot to a Bed

Are you thinking about transitioning your toddler from a cot to a bed? Unsure if the timing is right or how to do it? Well you’ve come to the right place… We have just moved Paxton, our 2.5 year old into his big boy bed in preparation…
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7 tips to help Prepare your Children for another Baby

Bringing a new baby into the house is a big deal for every family member. It’s exciting and it can also be quite daunting for everyone involved. Some kids will adjust better than others, some may get jealous and others may thrive off being…

Why is My Dog Misbehaving and What can I do to Fix this?

Are you constantly getting frustrated with your dog and wondering why they are misbehaving all the time? Dogs misbehave for a number of different reasons. Today I will take you through some of the key reasons and hopefully help you to identify…

How much is too much? When does sharing become oversharing online?

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a producer from the Today Show who was looking for a mum to come on their show and discuss ‘sharing and when it becomes oversharing’. Considering I was Melbourne based and they needed someone in Sydney,…

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…