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Amy Flory
Amy and her husband made two kids, a four-year-old girl and a six-year-old boy. She does not consider herself a housewife, as she owns no pearls and only one apron. Amy is a freelance writer and a co-contributor to the best-selling book, I Just Want to Pee Alone. You can find her laughing at the absurdity of parenting on Facebook and Twitter, and pinning things she’ll never do on Pinterest. She writes embarrassing stories about her family and herself at Funny is Family.

Entries by Amy Flory

Visiting My Father and the Cross on the Hill

(6) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 12:42 PM

It's 100 degrees, with the slightest breeze grazing my cheek. I look down at my Old Navy flip flops, a staple of my summer footwear, and wish I was wearing the sneakers that are crammed in the bottom of my suitcase. The climb is less than a half mile, but...

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Things I Thought Before I Knew

(4) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 8:51 AM

When I was a girl, I had expectations about being an adult. Mine were not grand dreams of being rich and famous, rather basic assumptions about adulthood. You know, grown-upy stuff.

I knew that the way my face scrunches up when I smile would leave some cracks in my skin....

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Gratitude: Get Yourself Some!

(3) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 10:34 AM

Sometimes being thankful takes practice. It is so easy to see the things that are wrong with our lives, or notice the blessings of others while overlooking our own, but giving thanks is wonderful thing. Gratitude is a feeling that eases so many disappointments, and keeping track of the good...

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Things I Learned in College But Not in Class

(5) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 7:16 PM


1. Go easy on the ranch dressing, unless you want to buy all new pants to accommodate your ranch ass.

2. In less than 10 years, that friend who accidentally brushes her teeth with a tampon after a night out is...

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I Used to Do Things -- Now I Have Kids

(118) Comments | Posted July 11, 2013 | 12:50 PM

I used to drink before going to the bar. Now I feed my kids before taking them to a restaurant.

I used to pack toilet paper in my purse for a night out in case we ended up at a bonfire in the middle of nowhere with no bathroom. Now...

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