Allergy Mom

Name: Amy Schwabe
Kids: Two girls, Alex (10) and Wendy (6)
Works: stay-at-home mom, blogger, freelance writer
Favorite part about being a mom: watching my girls develop personalities and habits that are a lot like those of my husband's and mine, but also uniquely their own
Least favorite part about being a mom: trying to find balance -- in everything -- the line between being too overprotective vs. too free-range; the line between overscheduling so we don't miss anything we want to do and being more spontaneous so we can enjoy just a few of the things we want to do; the line between sheltering the kids so they don't make any mistakes and being so hands-off that they make too many mistakes
Famous for: having so many books that guests are free to use my home as a lending library (although my younger daughter says I'm famous for cleaning the house)

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Allergy-friendly school lunch ideas

 As a parent, what do you dread about the school year?

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A Start of school year To-do list for allergy parents

 Well, it's the last week of summer vacation for us.  Sigh.

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An Interview with Wendy

 Of course I couldn't just interview Alex; Wendy has important things to say too!

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An Interview with Alex

 I've been doing lots of freelance writing this summer, which involves interviewing people.

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Visit "My Allergy Kingdom!"

 Anyone who knows my family knows we're obsessive Disney fans.  You say Disney, we're in!

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