Families with boys are blessed in eleven special ways, says this lesbian mom.
The Next Family is an online magazine for today's modern parent -- a way to remind people that the Next Generation of families already exists in larger numbers than the old model of a “family unit”.
John Jericiau of The Next Family was ready for some parts of being a dad…but not everything (like that one diaper…).
Stephen and Adam Podowitz-Thomas of The Next Family share what happens when New Jersey and North Carolina meet over BBQ.
Lisa Keating of The Next Family, along with her son, shares what happened in their family when he told them he is gay.
Stephen Podowitz of The Next Family shares how he and his husband are recreating family recipes, getting ready to pass their traditions on.
Jason Holling of The Next Family decided that making his voice heard was important, not just for him, but for the future.
Stephen Podowitz of The Next Family talks about the importance of sharing food and the love it holds for he and his husband.
Lisa Keating of The Next Family reflects on the recent story of a young boy driven to attempt suicide after being bullied for liking “My Little Pony” and her own concerns about her gender non-conforming son.
Jason Holling of Next Family and his partner are ready to be dads. Now, they are just waiting for that child.
Danny Thomas of The Next Family has bad days, when it seems like nothing else can go wrong…until it does.
Ted Peterson of Next Family and his partner Ian share their experience of becoming foster parents and discuss the scars that can run deep in foster children
Tanya Dodd-Hise of The Next Family was faced with a dilemma when she was informed that her son was bullying others.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
James Halcomb reviews National Geographic’s new shows and finds a Monday night for the food and drink lover in you.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).