Redefining family after baby gender disappointment

They sit across from me waiting anxiously, eager to play cars, trains, superheroes, or ninja turtles. Boys. My destiny. I’m learning to embrace this. Honestly, it hasn’t come easily. My parent’s closet still has my American Girl Doll neatly packed waiting for my daughter to play with. There also sits my dollhouse my grandfather made …

Hello world!

What was formerly www.transparenciesofmotherhood.blogspot is now gretacheney.com. Welcome. I hope you find this site an inspiring, raw, transparent, and real look at motherhood…or at least my experience as “mom.” In the next few weeks I will be posting some old posts mixed in with some new ones.

Choosing a Preschool–Questions to Ask

Again, welcome to the series: Choosing a Preschool Once you’ve reviewed thethings to think about and determined which  preschool philosophy you would like your child’s preschool to have, it’s time to pick a preschool. I would suggest visiting a local preschool fair, if your town offers one. It’s a great chance to see many, or all, …