Whoop it up with music and food, all in the style of New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras.
By Alex Temblador Celebrating Valentine’s Day used to be easier when it was just the two of you, but now that you have kids… it can sometimes be hard to find time to be romantic with one another. So what do parents do on the one day of the year that’s all about love? We’ve […]
Every year around the holidays, we, as foster parents, expect bio families to pop up, more so than we do the rest of the year. For foster parents, at least for us, we dread this time emotionally in some ways. During this time of year, we wonder if its right that bio parents show up […]
Steve Grand, an out singer, has released a new YouTube video for the holiday season and we are in love! It features him singing the classic, “All I want for Christmas is You,” while playing the piano. The video also features he and his co-star who play a loving couple decorating their home for the […]
By Shannon Ralph My wife and I recently broke down and told our children the “truth” about Santa Claus. Our oldest son will be 13 next month. He stands 5’10 and is sporting a baby mustache. Our twins are nine years old. The reason we decided to tell our children the truth about Old St. […]
By Brandy Black It has been another incredible year at The Next Family for which we have much to be grateful. It is astounding to stand back and marvel at the many changes from this year alone, and how rapidly modern parents and families of all kinds are being embraced. I have the best […]
By Alex Temblador Systeme U, a retail corporation, created a wonderful ad about their U Supermarket Christmas catalog and it has many parents in smiles. The ad is called #GenderfreeChristmas and features a group of French children who begin the video by sharing the differences between boys and girls. Some children note that girls like pink […]
The Next Family just reached 2,000+ subscribers on YouTube, so in honor of that, we are vlogging for 7 days straight in what will be called: Vlogmas! Vlogmas has already begun with its first video and will feature 6 more. Brandy Black, editor-in-chief, and her family are in Mammoth for the Christmas holidays, so watch […]
A same-sex version of “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause,” is not just great because it features a same-sex couple but because it features a same-sex family in a holiday video–something that rarely been done. Danielle LoPresti and Alicia Champion were searching the internet for a same-sex family holiday video and couldn’t find one, so […]
By Brandy Black Here is another episode of our Two Moms, Three Kids series on YouTube. Music By Susan Howard If you would like to watch more of our YouTube videos, subscribe to our channel and Happy Holidays.