The Best Way to Celebrate Christmas

What an overwhelming response we received when we asked for Christmas photos! You sent us more happy family photos than ever before. We think these images of gay dad families in Christmas spirit will warm your souls and melt your hearts. It’s clear to us: The best way to celebrate Christmas (or any other holiday) is with your kids. To all of you who sent us photos, thank you!


Bud and Manuel celebrating Christmas with their children, 3-year-old Alvaro and Carmen, who’s almost 2. This family of four was created via surrogacy and live in Spain.

Rocco and Corey with their son 2-year-old Forge. This family was created through co-parenting and they live in Mamaroneck, New York. Watch their video here.

Rob and Zack with 8-month-old son Asher. This family was created through adoption and live in Washington, D.C.

Tom and Tod with their two kids, Eli, 8, and Anna, 9. This family of four was created through adoption and live in Michigan. Photo credit: Put a Smile in It.

Justin and Mo with their 11-month-old son Brady. This family of four was created through surrogacy and they live in Manhattan, New York.

Justin and Brian with their son Trenton, 9. This family was created through open adoption, and they live in San Pablo, California.

Ryan and Marcin with 18-month-old Liam. This family of four was created through adoption and they live in Houston, Texas. Read their story here.

Paul and Ewan with their daughter, 2 and half-year-old Jasmine. This family was created via surrogacy and they live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Watch their family story here.

David with his two kids, Aaron, 12 and Julianna, 11. This family was created through a previous straight relationship, and they live in Desert Hot Springs, California. Read this family's story here.

Sæþór and Ágúst with 2-year-old Daníel Valur. This family of three was created through altruistic surrogacy, and they live in Reykjavík, Iceland. Watch their family story here.

Michael and Norm with their four kids, Caleb, 13, Jonah, 9, Zechariah, 7, and Levi, 5. This family was created through a previous straight relationship, and they live in Stockton, California. Watch their video here.

Robbie and Allen with their son Dylan. This family was created through surrogacy and they live in Los Angeles, California.

BJ and Frank with their 2-year-old son Milo. This family was created through surrogacy and they live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Dale and Paul with 3-year-old Alysia. This family was created through adoption and live in New York City.

Chris and Paul are two proud godparents to their goddaughter Sienna, 4. They live near one another in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.

Rick and his partner Jonathan with Elizabeth, 4, Keith, 9, Calista, 4, and Savannah, 9. Rick created his family via surrogacy, and they live in Bayside, New York. Read Rick's story here.

John and Scott with their 3-year-old daughter Rachel (Rae). This family was created through foster-adopt and live in San Diego, California.

Brent and Doug with 21-month-old Sawyer. This family was created through adoption and they live in Atlanta, Georgia. Read their story here.

Frank and Norm with Luca, 3, and Nico, 1. This family was created via surrogacy and they live in London, Ontario, Canada.

#FlashbackPhoto of Craig with his four kids (and biological siblings) celebrating their first Christmas together with their dad under one roof. This family was created through adoption and live in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Joey and David with 3-year-old Caleb. This family was created through surrogacy and they live in California. Read their story here.

Matt and Ken with their twins, 5-year-old Nico and Kate. This family was created via surrogacy and they live in Seattle, Washington. Read their story here.

Erik and Douglas with 1-year-old Alli Mae. This family was created through adoption and live in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jason and Eric with Luke, 5, and 3-month-old Sylvia. This family was created through adoption and they live in upstate New York.

Brian and Toby with 1-year-old Anna. This family was created via surrogacy and they live in Brooklyn, New York.

Brian and Corey with Brandon, 2 and Zoey, 2. This family of four was created through adoption and they live in Houston, Texas.

Jatin with his 20-month-old daughter Anjali celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. This family was created through surrogacy and they live in New York City, New York. Read Jatin’s story here.

Chris and Eugene with their 7-year-old son Bridger. This family was created through adoption and they live in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read their story here.

Thiabult and Anthony with their 10-month-old son Charlie. This family was created via surrogacy (in the U.S.) and they live in Strasbourg, France.

Donnie and Chad with their sons Kiptyn 7, Kamrin 10, and Joey, 14. This family was created through previous straight relationships, and they live in Mandan, North Dakota. Read their story here.

Joey and Josh with their 6-month-old daughter Myles. This family was created through adoption, and they live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jeffrey and Scott with their kids, Victoria, 20, Jacob, 3, and Carley, 4. This family was created through foster-adopt. They live in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Aaron and Josh with their twins, Irene and Hudson, almost 5. This family was created via surrogacy and they live in Ohio.

Michael and Anthony with their sons Blake, 9, and Braden, 6. This family is a blended family and they split their time between Los Gatos, California and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Jerry and Dana with their two daughters, Harper, 4, and Draper, 3. They created their family through foster-adopt and live in Manhattan, Kansas.

Trevor, Steve and their four kids live in San Dimas, California. The family was created through foster-adopt via Wednesday's Child.

Shane and Jorden with 7-year-old Sebastian. This family was created through adoption and live in San Diego, California. Read their story here.

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