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.

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Cue the Latest Yoga ... Sex Scandal?

I don’t understand why anyone is surprised by John Friend.

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Linsanity Hits Home

What strikes me about Jeremy Lin isn’t his soaring number of fans. It’s that I’m one of them.

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Reimagining Whitney Houston

For a girl who liked punk, the pop diva seemed too perfect. Did I miss something?

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Will the Real Star of the Super Bowl Please Stand Up?

Manning may have won the title, but Madonna rocked the house.

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How Much Do Teachers Matter?

A lot more than you may think, according to a recent study.

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Beyoncé, Jay-Z Welcome Blue Ivy

They don’t welcome the haves and have-nots controversy, but now they have that, too.

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No Parents Allowed

Why (reluctantly) sending my kids off to ski on their own resuscitated their winter play.

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’Tis the Season to Overparent

A modest proposal on why modern-day parents are a generation of control freaks.

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New Study: Mom’s Multitasking is a Full-Time Job

Maybe overparenters aren’t ruining a generation of kids, but they’re doing a bang-up job on their own lives.

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Traveling with Kids and Learning to Enjoy the Ride

Someday, I’ll look back on these frantic holiday trips and laugh.

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The Feel-Good Hit of a Cute Dessert

Are adorable holiday foods secretly a way to atone for not living up to our visions of our best selves?

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No Joke: Chickenpox-Laced Lollipops

An anti-vaccine parenting group crosses the line — big time — with this idea.

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Aren’t We Beyond Saying Mother Needs a Little Helper?

Why a record amount of today’s moms are hitting the sleeping pills.

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What To Do with Leftover Halloween Candy

Twix cheesecake pie, anyone?

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Faces Nightclub Makes Its Final Exit

The towering sign will be the first to go, with the demolition of the building beginning in two weeks.