Kate Auletta

Kate is the Editor-in-Chief at Scary Mommy. In her role, she oversees the site as a whole, focusing on the news and lifestyle sections. Before joining BDG, Kate spent 11 years at HuffPost, where she started as the founding Travel editor, and later worked as the Managing Editor of Voices. She finished up her tenure as the Senior Editor for Parenting and Culture, overseeing all parenting and streaming coverage. She has also worked at WSJ. Magazine, House & Garden and InStyle.

She’s a native New Yorker and a graduate of Davidson College. She’s the mom of two delightfully rambunctious boys, whom she shares with her husband. They don’t have pets yet, but it’s likely in their future.

The way they were

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Relationship, In Pictures

A stroll down memory lane ahead of their Netflix docuseries.

Tis the Friggin' Season

11 Hysterical Tweets About The Reality Of Decorating For The Holidays

It doesn’t get any realer than this.


Holy Sh*t, My Kid's A Tween Overnight

Overnight, my cuddly 9 year old has become a full-on tween.


17 Hilarious Tweets About Kids With Imaginary Friends

From parents just trying to roll with it.


How To Organize A Pantry, According To The Home Edit

The Home Edit experts Clea and Joanna share their best pantry organization ideas and tips that actually work in an interview with Scary Mommy.

This is parenting

Olympia Ohanian Hilariously Plays With Tampon 'Cat Toy'

Serena Williams filmed her daughter playing with tampons, and honestly, who can’t relate?

One Funny Lady

Andrea Savage Knows Her Kid Is Gonna Talk About Her In Therapy One Day

ByKate Auletta and Tawni Bannister

Actor and director Andrea Savage talks family life and raising teens, the most terrifying part of motherhood, and what happened with I'm Sorry season 3.

Royal Pupils

Royals Back-To-School Photos Show They're Nothing Like Us

What, you don’t have photographers outside your kid’s preschool?

Forever chic

Princess Diana Was Peak ‘90s Mom Style

The royal was always primed for a fashion moment, even in sweats.


All The Things You Think About While Getting An Annual Mammogram

From the completely dumb to the downright neurotic.

Come at me

Yes, My 9 Year Old Still Sleeps With Me. Deal.

So what if I want to savor these moments?


Chrissy Teigen Announces She's Pregnant In Emotional Instagram Post

The model previously endured a heartbreaking pregnancy loss in 2020.


Photos Of Royals On Vacation: A Look Back At The Cutest Shots From Over The Years

Royals — their vacations are nothing like ours.

The 411

What These Moms Wish They'd Known About Maternity Leave Before They Took It

Advice from moms who've been there.

No thanks

3rd Grade Changes Everything

Goodbye to all that.


The Best Beaches In America, According To Dr. Beach

It’s here! Dr. Beach’s annual list of the 10 best beaches in America just dropped.

Paying Respect

Meghan Markle Pays A Visit To Uvalde, Texas

The mom of two was seen laying flowers at a makeshift memorial.


Britney Spears Reveals Miscarriage

The singer and her partner Sam Ashgari announced they were expecting a baby in April.

The More You Know

16 Moms On The Common Myths About Their Autistic Kids

What they want you to know this Autism Acceptance Month, and beyond.

Ooh la la

Celeb Moms Who Brought Their A-Game To The Oscars Red Carpet

These moms did their thing in style.