If you’ve watched our latest vlogs, you are aware that our family has taken a lot of trips in the last few months, which isn’t a big surprise — it’s summer! But what you might not have realized is that when my wife and I travel with our kids, we always get a babysitter so […]
My wife and I aren’t big gamblers. Okay, Susan is, but we always manage to stay within budgets and not go overboard. When we were newly dating, neither of us knew how to gamble. But for some reason, we decided to take a vacation to Las Vegas together (it is only a quick drive from […]
Our summer vacation was an adventure — as all of our vacations generally are — as any family vacation is. Am I right, parents? We went to Portland to surprise Susan’s sister for her birthday. But before the big surprise, we explored our cool hotel room, went to the largest bookstore in the U.S., introduced […]
You know the saying, “Kids say the darndest things?” Well, sometimes kids say the smartest things… at least that’s what I’ve discovered. My wife and I are the moms to Sophia, a 9-year-old girl with a lot of insight into the world. So for our latest vlog, we decided to turn the camera onto Sophia […]
By Brandy Black We wait and wait for date night, I count down the hours the day of, excited to have a moment with my wife to not talk about kid’s schedules, meal planning, doctors visits and everything else that grows in bubbles on our family chalkboard. The dates usually start a little bumpy, letting […]
By Brandy Black In our ongoing weekly video series, Susan and I have a fight after going to the beach with our kids. If you would like to watch more of this video series, check out our YouTube channel.
By Brandy Black It has been one year since I have taken my wife and kids on a video journey to share our family story with YouTube and our readers. There weren’t that many families like ours in the YouTube space and we thought it would be an opportunity to help share and normalize LGBT […]
When Brandy and Susan went on the hunt for preschools for their daughter, they had to consider the fact that they were a two-mom family. In Los Angeles, it is easier than most cities because there are quite a few LGBTQ families but they still had to carefully consider where they were putting their kids and have […]
By Brandy Black Have you ever had an issue with a toy that just wouldn’t stop talking or hearing a sound in your house that you can’t quite place? Here’s what happened to us at 5AM when we thought animals were being attacked outside of our house.
Preparing your relationship for kids is not easy and getting through the first 2 years after having children is even more challenging. Brandy and Susan from The Next Family know this all too well, which is why they created a video for new parents or couples considering having a baby together. In this video, both […]