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Is This The End of ‘Twiblings’ Era? Surrogacy Agencies Advise Against Twin Pregnancies

Is This The End of ‘Twiblings’ Era? Surrogacy Agencies Advise Against Twin Pregnancies

Over the past few months we’ve been hearing stories from gay dads, especially from outside of the U.S., about the difficulty in finding a surrogacy agency that agrees to help with a ‘twiblings’ pregnancy (twins from same egg donor, but sperm provided by one of each). We tried to figure out why this is happening, […]

2×06 The Pride Episode

2×06 The Pride Episode

What is Pride? As Pride Month approaches, we wanted to take a look at pride, maybe a little more from the parenting perspective: how can we instill self-pride in our kids – pride for our kids in who they are and in where they come from? We turned to Ariel Foxman, a writer, a journalist […]

2×05 Transgender Kids

2×05 Transgender Kids

Here’s a fact: gay parents are much more attentive to their kids’ gender expressions than heterosexual parents. Just from the nature of growing up different, sometimes in an unwelcoming environment, we don’t want our kids to suffer the emotional pain that we went through. This is a partial explanation for an amazing growing phenomenon, where […]

2×04 Cooking For Kids

2×04 Cooking For Kids

When you’re a young couple it’s easy to order in or dine out on a daily basis, but when the kids come along, spending time in the kitchen to prepare nutritious and healthy meals for them can become a problem for some dads. We turned to gay dad and celebrity chef David Burtka who just […]

2×03 Traveling With Kids

2×03 Traveling With Kids

If you feel that after a vacation with the kids YOU need a vacation – you’re not alone! Traveling with kids is not always easy, sometimes we want them to have so much fun, that we forget to have fun ourselves. We brought on Instagram-known traveler and blogger Devon Gibby to share his experience and […]

2×02 Family Equality

2×02 Family Equality

For our Family Equality Day special we brought on Stan J. Sloan, CEO of Family Equality Council, to speak about the work of the organization and about gay men who don’t have kids and would like to connect with LGBTQ families. International Family Equality Day celebrates the diversity of LGBTQ families around the world, and […]

Musical Beds

Musical Beds

How, for heaven’s sake, did I find myself fighting over sleeping space with our dog, folded like a magician’s assistant inside a slice box, in a 5-foot toddler bed at 2am?As we go through the “coming to daddies bed” phase every night, I struggle endlessly for my basic human right to sleep… somewhere for the […]

2×01 Surrogacy: Can We Make It Cheaper?

2×01 Surrogacy: Can We Make It Cheaper?

Bringing a biological baby into the world can cost $180,000. For twins it can be around a quarter million. The biggest question is: Can we make it cheaper? Through our podcast we have met so many dads in various stages of the parenthood journey. But whether it’s in gay dad Facebook groups or in face-to-face […]

Insta-dads: The Complete Guide to Gay Dads on Instagram

Insta-dads: The Complete Guide to Gay Dads on Instagram

Many gay dads let us peek into their lives on Instragram. This is a good way to get a sense of what’s it like being a gay dad in various parts of the world. We’re all a community, and visibility is oh so important! Are you and your city on the gay dads map?! USA […]

How We Failed Toilet Training

How We Failed Toilet Training

I don’t know what it’s like in your families, but where I come from it seems as if our value as parents is measured exclusively by how advanced our kids are. It’s all ‘Push them! Push them!’ attitude: ‘Get them to sit up by 3 months!’ ‘Get them to walk by 9 months!’ ‘What?! They […]