Katherine Ozment

Katherine Ozment


Katherine Ozment is a freelance writer with twenty years of publishing experience, including senior editing stints at Boston magazine and National Geographic. Her musings on the ups and downs of raising three children have been published in such venues as The New York Times, Salon, and Babble. Raised in Arkansas and New England, she loves hot yoga, fried catfish, and strong verbs.

Katherine Ozment'S latest stories

Boy Scouts, Gay Rights, and Atheists

The BSA considers opening its troops to gay people. Not so much for atheists.

How Well Do You Know Your Nanny?

The death of 1-year-old Rehma Sabir brings up some heartbreaking questions.

Poor Little Rich Kids

The surprising effect of parents who pay for their kid's college tuition in full.

Wellesley's iPad Dilemma

The school district considers requiring an iPad for every fifth grader.

Think People Don't Change? Think Again.

A new Harvard study shows your future self will surprise you.

Telling the Kids About Newtown

Parents everywhere wonder what to say after the tragedy at Sandy Hook.

Massachusetts Stands Out for Wrong Reasons

The Bay State ranks a depressing 37th in the nation in the gender pay gap.

Elizabeth Warren: Lady in Red

Does it really cost more than $42 million to win a Senate seat?

What the Powerball Craze Says About Us

It's easy to forget the dark side of playing the lottery.

Ding Dong, RIP

When Hostess went belly up, people fled to stores and the Internet to stock up. Not me.