At Home With Jamie Otis: ‘MAFS’ Star Debuts Tree She Planted In Honor Of Late Son

Jamie and Doug are giving Hollywood Life an EXCLUSIVE tour inside their Florida dwelling earlier than they downsize into an RV!

Jamie Otis and husband, Doug Hehner introduced on Oct. 4 that they’re packing up their issues and shifting into an RV! But earlier than the Married At First Sight alums downsize from their lovely dwelling, the married couple of seven years gave HollywoodLife an EXCLUSIVE tour of their Florida dwelling.

Jamie, 35, and Doug, 37, have two youngsters — Henley, 3, Hendrix, 1. It’s been six years the pair misplaced their unborn son Johnathan Edward to a miscarriage. The loving mother and father planted a tree of their yard as a tribute to their son and shared their plans on what they’re going to do with it now that they’ve determined to maneuver.

Jamie Otis gave HollywoodLife a tour of their dwelling which features a memorial tree for his or her son whom they misplaced as a result of a miscarriage. (Jamie Otis)

“This is a tree that we had planted for our first baby boy,” Jamie defined. “Johnathan in heaven,” Doug added. “Yeah. We also made this little stone in his memory. We are planning on moving soon to be closer to this dude’s family,” Jamie continued whereas pointing at Doug.

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Jamie and husband, Doug Hehner, confirmed off a particular tribute they paid to their son, Johnathan Edward Hehner. (Jamie Otis)

“We’re moving closer to the Hehner fam. And I am not even kidding you, I am going to get a landscaper to come and take this – it might seem like a tree or a shrub to somebody – but to me, it reminds me of our first-born baby and it’s in his memory so we’re going to literally take it with us. I told the realtor, ‘Can you make sure that whoever buys this house that they know this is not included?’”

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Doug gave followers a glimpse at a steering wheel he obtained from his grandfather. (Jamie Otis)

Next, the pair toured a number of rooms of their home earlier than as Doug paused and shared the particular sentiment behind a pair objects. “There’s a few things that I’ve held onto for my whole entire life,” Doug mentioned. “One is the steering wheel here. This was my grandpa Tyler’s. He kept it in his Cape Cod house. The clock doesn’t work but this thing will always go with me everywhere because it reminds me of him.”

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Doug revealed a significant piece of art work entitled their ‘Tree of Life’. (Jamie Otis)

Then Doug confirmed off a significant piece of art work. “In case you’re wondering what this is, Jamie calls it ‘The Tree of Life’. We had a home birth and it’s the placenta that came out from Hendrix. We sent it in and they do a Tree of Life painting out of it.”

Next, the father-of-two gave followers a glimpse of child Hendrix’s room. “With Hendrix we wanted to go with a nautical theme so we have a little boat anchor. Something I love to do is go to the beach and collect shark teeth, sand glass, and cool shells,” Doug mentioned.

Meanwhile Jamie and Doug, who tied the knot in March 2014, not too long ago opened up about their marital points and psychological well being. During a May episode of their Hot Marriage. Cool Parents. podcast, the fact star admitted she has “a really hard time trusting that everything [Doug] says is true.”

Five months later, Jamie and Doug are downsizing and shifting into an RV whereas they work on their marriage. “We are moving our family of 4 into an RV and we are hoping that by decluttering & simplifying our lives we will be able to strengthen our marriage & focus on what’s most important in life: family & love,” she captioned an Instagram publish on Oct. 4.

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