By Brandy Black It’s no secret in my house that I can’t cook. The kids generally don’t like my food and my wife walks into a smoky kitchen every time I attempt anything out of the ordinary. Think I’m exaggerating? I once tried boiling –just boiling -eggs and they ended up exploding on the ceiling. […]
By Brandy Black I often catch up on news in my car through NRP, podcasts or listening to YouTube videos, so for those of you that haven’t caught this week’s LGBT news, my wife and I have a few highlights from the week. For more news, Vlogs or interviews, Subscribe to The Next Family YouTube […]
By Brandy Black More and more I’ve been hearing the word queer in daily conversation. I’m beginning to let go of the negative connotations that I grew up with around this word. In this video my wife and I openly discuss our thoughts on labels in general. We’d love to hear your feedback. To […]
By Brandy Black After the release of our The Art of Coming Out on YouTube article on The Next Family, my wife and I felt compelled to talk about life after coming out.
By Brandy Black Some kids have gone back to school and some families are still wrapping up summer family vacations. As parents, it seems that a vacation never really ends up being what you want it. At least for us, something inevitably goes wrong, although usually it’s the kids and not me. As part of […]
By Brandy Black When I founded The Next Family brand, my vision was to create a place inclusive to ALL types of families, not just those headed up by two moms, like mine. Until very recently, television and magazines had only presented us with a myopic view of family: one man + one woman = […]
By Brandy Black When a day of parenting doesn’t turn out the way you might have expected.
By Alex Temblador If you’re a fan of The Next Family’s YouTube Channel, you may have noticed that editor-in-chief, Brandy Black, recently met up with the YouTube family sensation, OliviaHas2Moms, at VidCon and produced a stellar interview. OliviaHas2Moms is a YouTube Channel featuring two moms, Ebony and Denise, and their daughter Olivia. They currently have […]
By Brandy Black I’ve never been to a Dude Ranch before but I really wanted our children to get out of the city and experience ranch life so we ventured to Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. I had no idea what to expect accept for extremely hot weather in the dead of summer. The […]
By Brandy Black Susan and I make date nights mandatory. We even indulged on our family trip to Vegas. Here’s a snippet of our time out. Warning this video contains explicit language. Not for the kids. Here are some more tips for things to do in Vegas: Take the kids to the Aquarium at Mandalay […]