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)
Follow me at http://www.milwaukeeallergymom.com/
Last week I wrote about my first set of parenting role models, my own parents.
Wisconsin's first allergy conference sponsored by FARE was on Saturday at Children's Hospital, and it was amazing!
There's still time to sign up for FARE's Food Allergy Conference on Saturday.
I always think of November as a month to give thanks. I know; I'm so original and creative, right?
October, and by extension Halloween, seemed to last a really long time this year.