Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Kid-Selected Dinners for the Week Ahead — Next Week's Meal Plan

This week my oldest, the kid who made me a mother, turns 7. I never imagined I’d be a mushy puddle of emotions about her starting first grade, losing those first baby teeth, and becoming her own type of planner (meticulously planning everything from her own birthday cakes to parties for her dolls).

Just for fun this week, Ella’s planning out our own family dinner too, including her birthday meal on Tuesday. Here’s what my family eats when our first-grader plans dinners for the week.