Katherine Ozment

Katherine Ozment, Contributor at Boston Magazine

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.


How to Live a Meaningful Life Without Religion

Five things ’Nones’ should know.


When Normalcy Finally Started to Creep Back

This weekend, mundane routines and errands suddenly felt joyous and peaceful.


How to Talk To Kids About the Bombings

Some advice during inexplicable times.


Harvard Considers An Honor Code

And parents should ask a few tough questions.


Coakley Addresses Women

’I knew if I was going to make my mark, I had to do it on my own and on my own terms.’


Can Boston Become the Premier City for Working Women?

Mayor Menino channels a bit of Sheryl Sandberg, and that’s a good thing.


Ten Things You Missed at the Harvard Forum on Bullying

Emily Bazelon spoke to a packed crowd.


’Fat Letters’ Issued to Parents

Some North Andover parents are outraged after receiving letters from the Mass. Dept. of Public Health.

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Trial Conjures Up Painful Evidence

Nathaniel Fujita faces charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of Lauren Astley.


Obama’s State of the Union Vision

Last night the President was talking about something bigger than policy.


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.