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Meal Plan Monday: Week #13

Week lucky 13 for us here! Can I just say, I’m terrible at the follow through with these meal plans? I hope that you are finding some new recipes at least, since I know I enjoy that! In case you’ve missed any of the inspiration from weeks past, feel free to check them out here! And in case you missed it, check out these great road trip snack recipes here (along with some great road trip tips)! This week I’m featuring Kidgredients, Miss Food Fairy, The Starving Chef, My Gluten Free Miami, Good Food Week, and Family Capers. Be sure Read More

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Inspirational Mamas: Courtney and Her Pregnancy Journeys

Welcome to another Inspirational Mamas post! Another mum I got to know through my pregnancy and babies communities is here to tell a little of her story. Courtney is a mum of three who has been kind enough to tell us a bit about her pregnancy journeys as well as some useful tips for mums with NICU bubbies. I am encouraged as I read her story, and hope you can find some inspiration here, too! I am a wife, a type 1 diabetic, a mom to 3 boys, and two of my children were preemies. When we got pregnant with our first child in Read More

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Milestones and Bunk Beds

Mummy Confession: I’m quite sentimental these days, especially with all the growing up the kids have done lately. Every day it seems one of them learns something new, or reaches some sort of milestone. My tiny one is pulling up and cruising along everything imaginably stable now (and occasionally an unstable thing or two). Last night was my babies’ last Sleep in a toddler bed. Last sleep in what was our first cot. She’s big now, but I can still remember those tiny newborn grunts and squishy noises as I struggled through those exhausting first days and months of motherhood. Read More

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Encouragement: A Movement

Mummy Confession: I have bad days. Bad weeks even. I often get discouraged.   As a parent and a human being, I am subject to doubting my worth, questioning my purpose, and flooding my mind with useless and negative thoughts. A kind word, or word of encouragement can make so much of a difference in the way I go about my day. Being surrounded by little people and limited adult interaction all day long can be so draining! I wanted to create an initiative, if you will, to help others: Other mums, other parents, and other carers out there. Call Read More

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Meal Plan Monday: Week #12

Week 12 with some great recipes ahead! Feel free to share with anyone who could use some inspiration! And tell me, what recipes would you like to see more of? What are some of your favourites? Have you tried anything here? Be sure to use #CookingwithMPM when posting photos if you’ve used the recipes here to show off! Have you checked out some of the great snack ideas on my last post, preparing for a road trip? There are lots of great ideas there, too! This week, I’m featuring recipes from Easy Peasy Foodie, My Fussy Eater, Kidgredients, Planting Goodness, Read More