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.
By Brandy Black Our family recently enjoyed a dreamy Hawaiian family vacation at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa…but we made our kids “work” for it first! You see, I started realizing that our children were becoming spoiled. But, rather than give up on the experiences and vacations that I adore and look so forward […]
Early mornings, taking the kids to school, running errands, work, and too much coffee? Sound a bit like your family? The Next Family decided to document a day in the life of their family (don’t worry it’s only 10 minutes long) to show you just how crazy (and fun!) the life of two moms and […]
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 […]
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 […]