Katherine Ozment

Katherine Ozment

Contributor

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

Five Things I Learned from Watching the Olympics with My Kids

TV isn't evil, Bob Costas's eyes looked bizarre, and George Michael wasn't so bad.

My Six-Year-Old Daughter Will Never Be An Olympic Gymnast

I'm good with that, but I don't have the heart to tell her.

Did Helicopter Parenting Bring Down Jonah Lehrer?

Some wonder how Lehrer could be so stupid, but stupidity isn't his biggest problem.

James Holmes and Us

No parent envisions his or her child growing up to be a mass murderer.

Obama Shoots, Misses, then Scores!

Last night's Kiss Cam episode wasn't a diss on the First Lady.

Why Sharks Don't Scare Us (Much)

Are we all just tired of being afraid?

Why Sharks Don't Scare Us (Much)

Are we all just tired of being afraid?

Why Sharks Don't Scare Us (Much)

Are we all just tired of being afraid?

Appreciating the Ordinary: A Modest Proposal

Can we accept good over great and ordinary over extraordinary?

The New, New Thing Parents Are Doing Wrong

When does the avalanche of parenting advice go too far?