Cyber Monday 50% OFF SITE WIDE! Check it out now | Free Shipping + Financing Available!

What’s Going On Around Here?

by The Next Family July 29, 2010

By: Danny Thomas

On Moving

I can’t…

My world is chaos.

This house….

I was remarking today, that it’s a good thing we picked the summertime to move…

I feel mostly good in the summer.

It’s good to be bolstered or buoyed by that…

Because moving this time…

This change is so big.

Such an emotional rollercoaster.

So many beautiful wonderful people.

Places.

Motion

Motion

Motion

Why the hell is this 20 year-old word processor sitting under my desk?

It has disks full of papers I wrote – that I thought meant something at the time I wrote them…

I’m not even sure if they mean anything.

I am not going to get around to everything I want to do in this place before I leave.

I am bound for some amazing adventures…

On Finley’s Birthday

My baby is two.

She is not a baby anymore.

She is a baby.

She’s the youngest.

All those things

That can’t be helped,

Keep happening.

She, like her big sister, is fierce.

And sturdy.

And tender.

And sensitive.

And just like me.

And nothing like me.

And it hurts.

And it’s wonderful.

The post What’s Going On Around Here? appeared first on The Next Family.




The Next Family
The Next Family

Author


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Parenting

Modern Fitness For the Modern Parent

by The Next Family March 25, 2016

e13db90f29f21c3e81584d04ee44408be273e7d61cb710479cf7_640_fitness-300x214@2x

Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian

By Laura King

Life can get busy. With work, kids, family commitments, friends, chores, and the general chaos of everyday life, it can be near impossible at times to sit down for a cup of tea, let alone squeeze in an hour of exercise regularly. However, all things are possible if you set your mind to them. Those that prioritize their fitness nearly...

Continue Reading →

Estate Planning: The Basics For LGBT Families

by The Next Family March 25, 2016

With the passage of marriage equality last year, laws have been quickly changing across the United States. LGBT couples with or without children weren’t just given the right of marriage, they were provided new protections and benefits within their families. All of a sudden, LGBT couples and families had to figure out how to file jointly when it came to taxes, how to add...

Continue Reading →

Representation of Modern Families in Kid-Friendly Entertainment

by The Next Family March 24, 2016 1 Comment

SidsFamily

By Alex Temblador

I recently wrote an article for The Next Family called, “Family-Friendly Films That Feature Adoption and Foster Care,” that shared wonderful family films with adoption or foster care story lines. My reasoning behind doing so was because every family deserves a chance to see similar families like theirs represented in various forms of entertainment.

The same can be said of other...

Continue Reading →