Family Navigates Unchartered World of Gender Transition

Chloe was hurt when a Mother's Day photo for Logan's school was taken without her -- although Rene reassured her it was not intentional. And the giving of Mother's Day cards caused confusion for Chloe and Rene's sons, when the boys didn't know which one they should give the card to.

"I just bring it home for both of you guys, because I don't know which one to give it to," Logan said.

Growing Up With Two Mothers

Chloe and Rene's sons, Logan and Barry, have had to adjust to a life without a father. They know their family is unique, but their understanding of the details of Chloe's transition from man to woman is age appropriate.

When asked by ABC News' Juju Chang about having two mommies, Barry explained: "She had a girl inside her. So she went on a surgery to get, get it out."

In almost every way, the boys are like little boys anywhere. They love school and playing video games. They run around outside with friends and neighbors, but it's clear that the boys are paying a price for Chloe's transition outside the home.

Mother Worries for Sons' Well Being

Some parents no longer allow their children to play at the Prince household, and they have been teased for their nontraditional family. Chloe said she overheard one unsettling interaction between her son and a friend.

"Logan was going over there and the one oldest child was like 'Hey, no girls aloud' and Logan said 'I am a boy' and he goes, 'Are you sure?'"

Like any mother, Rene worries about how this will affect her sons.

"Every minute of every day I'm worried about them being unhappy," she said. "Maybe somebody teasing them for their dad, for them being left out, because their family isn't like everybody else's family."

Rene's concern is understandable, but according to Michele Angello, a clinical sexologist who has worked with transgender families for the past 10 years, Logan and Barry will adjust to their new family dynamic.

"This, if handled like any other family transition ... meaning, a move, a new job, a divorce in the family. If it's handled where the children feel safe ... and they're allowed to talk about it, then it's not going to be traumatic. In the long run, they'll be perfectly fine," Angello told ABC News.

Chloe acknowledged that her sons have been affected by her gender transition, and she struggles with the guilt of that responsibility but believes she had no other choice.

"I carry the selfishness as guilt around constantly. It's something that I'm looking to find resolve for," she said. "I did what I had to do. And had I not done what I did, there would be a gravestone somewhere with my name on it. So -- am I here? I'm alive and I am happy. I am no longer in conflict with what I see in the mirror."

Logan and Barry told Juju Chang that they sometimes miss having a daddy, but more than anything else, they just want their parents -- now their two moms -- to get along.

"We feel bad and we don't want them to argue," Logan said.

"Yeah, we, we just, we just want them to like be happy that they have each other," Barry echoed.

So what does the future hold for the Prince family? What does Chloe hope the future will bring?

"Being able to be ourselves, and just enjoying being ourselves, and really being happy of all of what we've accomplished. And being able to just breathe. It's all behind us now," Chloe said.

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