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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Being a stay at home Mum can be tough, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. Especially now, that my first baby is starting Kinder!

As I sit here writing this, Harper, my first born, has her first day of Kinder tomorrow. She is starting school! Is that crazy or is that crazy??!! My whole life I wanted to be a mum. So, from very early on, I made the decision to…
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The Jump from One to Two Kids. My Survival Tips.

Gosh, I don’t know about you guys, but I definitely found the adjustment from one to two kids harder than the adjustment from none to one. The 18 month age gap between Harper and Paxton has been amazing and challenging in so many ways. I knew…

When Mase Met Cooper. A story to help overcome your child’s fear of dogs.

I love nothing more than seeing the pure joy in my kids eyes when they play with their own dog or when they see other dogs. It breaks my heart to know that some children are fearful of dogs. Occasionally, when I’m out walking Cooper, I see…

The importance of FRIENDSHIP during my motherhood journey!

There is no way, I could have gotten through this whole motherhood journey without some incredibly special ladies in my life!   Motherhood can be a tough gig, and having the support of other women going through the same thing at the same…

Why does my dog Hump? Animal Behaviourist, Dr Kate Mornement, gives us the answers!

Watching dogs hump each other and hump items around the house is a pretty funny thing to us humans. But have you ever actually thought about why they are doing this? Are they trying to dominate the other dog? Are they horny? Are they playing…
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Happy Holidays! Quality family time here we come...

Hi Guys, Happy holidays to all my amazing followers. What an incredible past two months it’s been since the launch of Cooper and Kids. I hope you are all loving my posts, learning lots along the way and enjoying following my journey. Motherhood…