Otto Turns Two!

Otto Turns Two!

Hi Everyone!This is a little bit delayed, but last month my son Otto turned TWO years old. It’s amazing to watch him grow and change. Even in just the last few months he has exploded verbally and it is so much fun to have actual conversations with him now. He loves...
6 Realizations from Year 1 of Parenting

6 Realizations from Year 1 of Parenting

Year One of Otto Riley is in the books. I know every parent says this, but I can’t believe how quickly time flies. He is growing so fast, and I am amazed at the end of every single day when I finally sit down and take a deep breath how much he is changing. I felt the...
Changes to MBC in 2019!

Changes to MBC in 2019!

Hello all!If you are in Michigan like me, I hope you are warm and surviving this insanity. (By insanity I mean snow snow snow and subzero temps). Anyone who planned a trip down south this week has some amazing intuition that I’d like to tap into. But alas, I’m...
A Letter to My Son: Your (Very Detailed) Birth Story

A Letter to My Son: Your (Very Detailed) Birth Story

View fullsize Photo by Amanda Dumouchelle Dear Otto,I don’t know why it has taken me so long to write down your birth story. I have told it countless times, with help from your dad on the sequence of events, yet somehow have taken 7 months to put pen to paper. I think...