Kierste is a writer for Today'sMama.com, and as the mother of six, shares parenting tips and ideas. She also shares her love of all things DIY on her blog simplykierste.com. When she's not chasing around two sets of twins, a teenager, and a baby, she's working on a project, training for her next race, reading one of her favorite books, or baking something with chocolate in it.

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Welcome To Town Printable Packet

By Kierste Wade

I’ve made three big moves in my life, and all three have been across the country, thousands of miles from the place before. I’ll never forget the days we moved into each town–feeling nervous, excited, and overwhelmed  at the prospect of trying to figure everything out, from stores and parks to libraries, dentists, doctors and […]

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Spring & Easter Activities in The Woodlands, Houston Texas

By Kierste Wade

I am SO happy that it’s spring!  The flowers in our front yard are blooming, and my kids want to spend every spare minute outside.  It’s also a great time to get out and enjoy fun spring & Easter activities that are happening right here in The Woodlands!   Peter Rabbit Story Time Pottery Barn […]

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You Can Do It! A Fun Way For Families To Encourage Each Other

By Kierste Wade

One of my goals as a mother is to foster an environment where my kids not only love each other, but actively support and encourage each other. Our family has implemented something that everyone from the youngest to oldest is able to participate in–it’s called “You {Can} Do It”, and a simple can is transformed […]

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20 Awesome Date Night Ideas With Your Kids!

By Kierste Wade

I believe that having regular individual date nights with your kids is as important to their overall well-being as eating healthy meals and getting a good night’s sleep. As a stay-at-home mom, I’m home with my kids all day long, and we have a lot of fun together amidst all the errands, chores, and “busy” […]

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Giving Tuesday: Step Out:Walk to Stop Diabetes

By Kierste Wade

In honor of Giving Tuesday, I want to talk about an organization that is very near and dear to my heart.  My oldest son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes just a week after his 6th birthday, and in the first month of kindergarten.  It was absolutely one of the most difficult times for not […]

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tradition

By Kierste Wade

Tradition is one of my favorite words, and probably my favorite Christmas word. It’s cozy. It feels homemade. Just hearing it evokes so many memories and emotion, that sometimes I can actually smell certain smells. It’s what the holidays are composed of, it’s what makes them special. We all have them–sometimes whether we know it […]

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