Amy Price

Amy Price
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Amy is on her second round of living in Toledo! She lived in Holland several years ago, worked in Bowling Green, and then moved to Akron. She and her husband now live in Waterville with their two daughters. She believes in love over fear, coffee over tea, and Backstreet Boys over *NSYNC. You can read more of her writing at AmyPriceWrites.com.

Ask an OB: Should I Get the Vaccine?

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Let me set the stage, dear reader: It’s January 2021 and two vaccines for the COVID-19 virus have been developed and are being distributed.  I am so ready for life to be back to...

Unpopular Opinion: We Don’t Do Valentines Day

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My husband and I first started dating in February of 2007.  Valentine's Day plus brand new relationship? That's a recipe for disaster.  Add in a weeklong snowstorm?  Doomed.  He picked me up at my...

The Grass Isn’t Greener On The Other Side

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Sweet Mama, the grass isn’t greener on the other side.   I know it looks that way. Sometimes it’s literally your neighbor’s yard that’s greener.  Beautiful landscaping, gorgeous roses blooming, a giant playset that isn’t sunbleached or...

Happy Birthday Mickey & Minnie!

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Whether you were raised on the old school Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (heyy pre-teen Justin Timberlake) or your toddler goes nuts for the Hot Dog Dance on Disney Jr, it’s hard to avoid the Mouse. ...

How To Start A Blog in Twenty-Nine Easy Steps

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While feeding the baby at midnight, decide to start a blog.  You have a voice!  You have things to say! Forget. Remember again the next week.  Type reminder into phone: start blog. Google...

How Hello Fresh Taught Me To Cook

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Growing up, my mom had a menu of maybe five go-to meals for our family.  She was a working single mom and I was an extraordinarily picky child, so those meals were pretty basic...

Three Phrases That Save My Marriage

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This summer marks eight years that my husband and I have been married.  Eight years, three houses, two moves back and forth to Toledo (that’s another story), three pregnancies, two kids, one new car,...

What Makes Self-Care Actually Work

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I was in grad school when I began to hear the phrase “self-care." Professors began sprinkling that term in as they discussed the high burnout rate in our profession.  By our third year, we...

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – Which Cookie Mom Are You?

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Have you ever smelled something and it immediately brought back memories?  The scent of warm chocolate chip cookies, right out of the oven, do that for me.  Instantly I’m transported to my childhood home,...

When You Feel Stuck in First Gear

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Do you remember your first real bike?  Not the kid kind that once had training wheels...but your first adult bike with hand-brakes and gears?  I was 12 years old and it was a bright...