By Brandy Black I got the opportunity to work with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in putting together online Valentine’s Day cards for the sick kids at CHLA. Thank you to those that participated after our post on social media. The children’s faces lit up when they received the heartfelt cards. I sat down with my […]
By Brandy Black The addiction to Girl Scout Cookies is real. We couldn’t resist trying the gluten free cookies out on our kids.
By Brandy Black Coming out doesn’t just happen once, it is sometimes a daily occurrence for gay parents in particular. In this video we talk about our vow to be honest about who we are to everyone. It all began with our honeymoon.
By: Amber Leventry Sometimes when my partner and oldest daughter leave for work and preschool each morning, I wish I was the one leaving the house to go to a job without twin toddlers as bosses. Staying home full-time with my boys can be really hard and lonely. For the most part, it’s not so […]
We did a Chopped Cooking challenge with our kids using Pillsbury Cinnamon rolls.
By Alex Temblador Any parent with children understands that taking children out to eat can sometimes be an entire event in itself, so the moms at The Next Family decided to help you out. In their new YouTube video, “Parenting Hacks: Dining Out With Kids,” Brandy Black and Susan Howard take their three children out […]
By Brandy Black My wife and I share our story of wedding planning and how we kept the traditional wedding components while making them our own. Share your wedding story with us.
By Brandy Black In our weekly LGBTQ View we discuss the pressure of Valentine’s Day and some of our favorite love videos for the month. There might be a bit of bickering mixed in too.
By Alex Temblador “How did you have your children?” is a pretty awkward question for any parent to answer, though it’s a question most often directed to gay parents, along with many other invasive ones. Brandy Black, editor-in-chief of The Next Family, and her wife Susan Howard have been on the receiving end of many […]
By Brandy Black You’ve heard it a million times and probably said it a million more: a vacation with kids isn’t really a vacation. We all want our children to experience and discover all that the big, wide world has to offer. And there’s something undeniably special about the family bonding that traveling […]