Get Your Family Organized With These Easy Tips

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By Shira Gill Summer is winding down and the kids are heading back to school soon. Here are some simple tips that will help you streamline your space and simplify your life one project at a time. Set Up An Entry Station The entry area is generally the first area I tackle with clients because […]


Family Travel: Real Life and Its Skunks


By Jillian Lauren I’m sitting at the very far corner of the coffee shop this morning, because I still smell vaguely of the skunk that sprayed our dog for the fourth time in a month. We’re calling the movie of our life right now, Skunkageddon: Revenge of the Rodents. We hired a company to humanely […]


5,000 Naked Kenyans May Protest Obama’s Views on Homosexuality

Obama in Kenya

By Alex Temblador   Obama will be arriving in Kenya, his ancestral home, today as part of a two-nation tour in Africa, with a trip to Ethiopia to follow. However, his arrival may be met with 5,000 naked Kenyans, a protest against Obama’s support of the LGBT community. The Republican Liberty Party is very anti-LGBT […]


LGBT Parents Spotlight Series: Eli and Ido

Eli and Ido

By Brandy Black Dr. Eli and Ido Bendet-Taicher are a married couple and fathers to two daughters that were born via surrogacy.  The couple star in AOL’s groundbreaking docu- series ‘Connected’. TNF: How did you start your family? Ido: We got married in October 2007, and a year afterwards we started working on having kids. […]


Meeting The Gods In Athens: Greece Part 1


By Jillian Lauren We’re back from our Greek odyssey, and in only two California days, the blue-green Mediterranean water and the hot, star-canopied nights eating grilled octopus while stray cats circled our feet seems years ago already. But what memories we made! Before we left, I was nervous about taking T on such an epic […]


WATCH: Video Tip For Screaming Kids

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By Brandy Black With 3 kids there is bound to be a meltdown and my poor wife gets the brunt of it.  Our children are still at that age where all they ask for is Mama (that’s me!)  So Susan has come up with a great trick that works like a charm for parents who […]


Foster Care Parents: Read Instructions Carefully

Foster care instruction manual

By Glenn Bresci Why does everyone keep saying that children don’t come with an instruction manual? Sure they do. I use one all the time. I can never have children of my own, my lazy sperm made sure of that. However, since becoming a foster carer, I always read the instruction manual for each foster […]


Spotlight Series: Danael and Jason

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TNF: How did you two meet? Danael: Jason and I met through mutual friends in the fall of 2008. TNF: What made you decide to have kids? Danael: I was previously married to Samuel’s mom.  We divorced in 2008.  I was lucky enough to find an amazing man to be Samuel’s stepdad. TNF: Tell me […]


Outfest Launched With Documentary on Lesbian Comedian, Tig Notaro


By Alex Temblador Yesterday, Outfest 2015, a Los Angeles LGBT film festival, began with a successful screening of the documentary Tig. For thirty years, Outfest has showcased thousands of films on the stories of the LGBT community in hopes of promoting LGBT equality. The festival began yesterday and will feature films for the next ten […]