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.

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More Than ’You Are Not Special’

The real message of David McCullough Jr.’s speech is lost in the tsunami of press.

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More Than ’You Are Not Special’

The real message of David McCullough Jr.’s speech is lost in the tsunami of press.

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Is Facebook the New Big Tobacco?

Children younger than 13 are the social media giant’s latest prospect.

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College Admission is Ruining Childhood

How did we get to a point where 10-year-olds having fun is a ’hook’ for admissions officers?

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Another Kennedy Tragedy

Kerry Kennedy writes an ode to her lost friend, Mary Richardson Kennedy.

Arts & Entertainment

The Death of a Love Affair

As a teenager, I needed music to get through the day. Now, my interest is nearly nonexistent. What happened?

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Bake Sale Ban Misses the Point

Why do lawmakers think this is a good way to fight childhood obesity?

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The Mommy Wars and Math

How the unlevel tax code shapes a mother’s choices.

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What Franco Garcia Can Teach Us

This ’wonderful kid’ was a potent contrast to other college students in the news.

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Harvard Posts Record Low Acceptance Rate

The reason? Jeremy Lin, of course.

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Trayvon Martin and the ’Code’

Sadly, Martin’s murder reminds me of another tragedy: DJ Henry.

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Trayvon Martin and the ’Code’

Sadly, Martin’s murder reminds me of another tragedy: DJ Henry.

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Trayvon Martin and the ’Code’

Sadly, Martin’s murder reminds me of another tragedy: DJ Henry.

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BPS Shelves Pink Slime

What awful foods should be next to go?

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What Kony 2012 Says About Kids Today

Enough with the carping. The popularity of the viral video is a good thing.