#GWKThenAndNow: Joshua, Josh and Their Twins

Joshua and Josh have been together for 12 years, and are Dada and Dad to twins who were born via surrogacy on July 7, 2014. Joshua met Josh through his next-door neighbor and the two of them hit it off right away. They now live in Cedar Hills, Texas, but they’re both originally from a small town called Bay City in Michigan. This is their #GWKThenAndNow.

Costa Rica 2003: (from left to right) Joshua, Josh and Joshua's mom, LaDonnah

Joshua and Josh decided they wanted to be parents about five years into their relationship, but thought it was best to wait until Joshua was 30 years old. They relocated to Cedar Hills, Texas, for Josh’s work. On March 14, 2014, the two were married in New Mexico. Joshua and Josh drove to New Mexico where at the time gay marriage was legal, and only three people attended their wedding: the lady performing the nuptials and Joshua and Josh.

March 14, 2014: Joshua and Josh in the Botanic Garden on their wedding day

Later that year they welcomed the arrival of their adorable twins!

July 7, 2014

July 31, 2014: Leaving the NICU

The twins first photo shoot; photo taken by Joshua

April 2015

June 26, 2015: The day the Supreme Court ruling made same-sex marriage a right nationwide

Josh and Joshua celebrated their 12th anniversary this year.

August 2015


2015 Christmas photos. Photo credit: Ivey Photography

2015 Christmas photos. Photo credit: Ivey Photography

If you would like us to feature your family for our next #GWKThenAndNow, please email Luca at luca@gayswithkids.com.

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