10 Things A Gay Parent Should Never Do

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By Henry Amador Working as a Holistic Parenting Coach and especially working with LGBTQ families, I have learned that while many parenting issues are universal and effect all parents, there are indeed issues that arise that are unique to gay parents, and deeper still to gay dads. The following list was compiled from some of […]

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What I Learned from My One-Year-Old

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By Danny Thomas my one year old taught me something today or stirred something reminded me of something some primal knowledge that my body knows that my heart knows but that my silly samsaric mind forgets as we wrapped up after the shower she looked up at me bundled in her towel and her eyes […]

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Raising a Family: Village

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By: Danny Thomas The only thing I can think to write about this week is gratitude. My gosh, we are blessed. What brings it to mind at this particular point in time is the fact that I am being generously afforded the luxury of sitting on the couch and writing this blog by a friend […]

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Natalie Portman’s Secret Weapon Against Stretch Marks

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By: Rachel Sarnoff/Ecostilleto Are expensive eco lotions and potions really worth it? When EcoStiletto, our source for sustainable fashion, beauty & lifestyle, heard about Natalie Portman’s secret — albeit expensive — weapon against stretch marks, they had to check it out. According to Pai, their vegan Stretch Mark System—a cream to be used in the morning, and an […]

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Playing Catch

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By: Danny Thomas A lot of my blogs start with a train of thought during a ride in the car by myself, often, early in the morning which rarely happens these days. sometimes, I remember something that I thought of earlier in the week. Or recall that Jen said, “you should blog about that…” Usually […]

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An Interview with Heather Somaini

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Interview with Heather Somaini by The Next Family The Next Family thought it would be fun to begin conducting interviews with our writers to get to know them a bit better. If you have any questions of your own, feel free to ask Heather in the comments section.  TNF: How has it been blogging for […]

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One Window Closes, Another Opens (and Another, and Another…)

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By: John Jericiau My brand newborn son Ryan already had me twisted around his little pinky after the first twenty-four hours of the feeding/changing/sleeping cycle. As a single guy I had spent the last seven months supporting (emotionally and financially) the out of town birthmother but all of that didn’t matter after I first held […]

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