Katie Bingham-Smith has been a contributor to Scary Mommy in the lifestyle, health, relationship and parenting space for seven years.
She holds a BA in English Literature with a minor in creative writing from Green Mountain college. She’s a regular contributor to AARP The Girlfriend Letter and Grown & Flown. She’d been published in several anthologies as well as Woman’s World and Bangor Metro Magazine, and is currently finishing her first Romance novel.
She lives in Maine with her three kids, two ducks, and a Goldendoodle. When she’s not writing, she’d reading, at the gym, redecorating her home, or spending too much money online.
Nothing Made Me Grow Up Faster Than My Divorce
There wasn’t anyone swooping in to save me.
I'm Not Sorry For Babying My Grown Son
I always remind him about one thing, though.
Nobody Told Me Menopause Would Wreck My Sleep
I figured it was a fluke that I couldn’t sleep.
This Is What Your Weekends Could Look Like If Your Kids Quit Sports
There were years when all my kids played sports and I felt like we never spent quality time together as a family.
The Best Piece Of Dating Advice I’ve Ever Heard
It’s a motto I’m going to live by from now on.
I Let My Daughter Dress Me Like Her — And I Actually Loved It
I'm a flared leggings convert.
Middle Age Looks Nothing Like It Used To
For one thing, you get to keep your long hair now.
My Kid Cooks Dinner Now, & It’s Incredible
After all these years of feeding these kids, one of them is finally feeding me.
Yeah, Your Vagina Is Probably Gonna Get Dry As You Age
No one needs to be living with discomfort.
A Handy Guide To What The Hell Your Kid's Slang Means
No cap, folks.
I Stumbled Across A Secret To Making Myself Way Happier
It’s free and easier than you think.
My Kids Don’t Appreciate Me — But My Dog Does
He’s always happy to see me... unlike some people.
Your 40s Are Actually Amazing — Here’s Why
My 40s have been a time in my life when I’m more aware of what means the most in life. That’s a gift we get with time.
The Tough Lessons I Had To Learn Dating After Divorce
I needed to find out who I was and what I really wanted.
The Periods You Get During Perimenopause Are A Whole Different Ball Game
I felt like I had just fought off the horrible flu while getting my period.
To All The Newly Single Moms
I get it — this time of year is hard.
My Kid Surprised Me When I Needed It Most
The unspoken moment showed me that I raised a good one.
Women Are Taking Themselves On Solo Dates And We’re Here For It
Show yourself some love and take yourself out on a date.
The Hottest Thing In Teen Fashion Is The Stuff We Used To Wear
I bet your teen is also demanding to know why you didn’t keep your “classic” Juicy Couture tracksuit, huh.
Why Didn’t Anybody Tell Me That Your Vulva Changes As You Age?
Gray hair and crow’s feet I knew about — not this.