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First Grader Perfectly Explains How Her Two Moms Made A Baby

She really nails it with the illustrations.

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Explaining where babies come from is hard for any parent, but even trickier for same-sex parents. In this video, 7-year-old Sophia explains in the most adorable way how her two moms had a baby.

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The video, posted by The Next Family, features Sophia breaking down the facts of life as her mother holds back — understandably — lots of laughter.

"If you're a kid with two moms and you don't know how to explain it to other kids or people, this is a video of how you can explain it," Sophia begins with unbridled enthusiasm. (We are assuming that little black monster thing is Sophia’s idea of sperm.)

It's a complicated subject, but the first-grader offered up some helpful illustrations:

"Say you have Mom, and she was in love with this other girl, and then they married, and then they want to have a baby — but they need a boy!" she begins like the expert she is.


The idea for the illustrated video arose from a real conversation between Sophia and her mother Brandy Black, founder of The Next Family.

"About 6-8 months ago, I asked [Sophia] if anyone asked questions about her having two moms, and she told me that some people said it was impossible for her not to have a daddy," Black told BuzzFeed News.

"I asked what her response was, and she said, 'I have two moms and every family is different.' I said, 'Do you know why people say that to you, that it's impossible not to have a daddy?' and she said 'No.' So I explained the light answer of how you need to have a sperm and an egg."