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.
Forget A Romantic Valentine
It’s more fun celebrating the people you truly love forever and ever.
This Is What No One Tells You About Having Older Kids
I didn’t know that I would miss my older kids while they’re sitting right in front of me.
I Can’t Believe My Time As A Mom Of School-Aged Kids Is Over
I’m definitely not ready.
I’ve Been Single For So Long, I Wonder If I’ve Forgotten How To Be A Partner
I think the desire might even be gone.
My Kids Cut Me Out Of This Holiday Tradition & I Love It
As a mother, it just makes me so happy to watch.
‘Tis The Season For A Big Pre-Holiday Purge
Hand me that trash bag, because I’m going in.
I Don’t Track My Kids. My Method Is So Much Simpler.
Who needs an app? Not me.
My 40s Totally Changed My Relationship With Exercise
Instead of dreading my workouts, I feel incredibly lucky I get to move my body.
Man, I Miss Blockbuster
It was a whole Friday night teen ritual, and I think we should bring it back.
My Youngest Doesn’t Want To Be Treated Like The Baby Of The Family
I am guilty of trying to savor and extend his childhood. And he hates it.
I’m Completely Done With Dating Apps, For Real This Time
Things I would rather do: Send cute dog reels to my sister and trim my split ends with kitchen scissors.
I’m Not Giving Up My Diet Coke
No study, no information about its chemical contents will make me.
What Happened When I Realized I Was On My Phone More Often Than My Teens
How can I teach them to live in the moment if I’m constantly escaping into my screen?
Co-Parenting Gets A Lot Harder In the Summer
It’s not perfect, but here’s what works for us.
Why I Don’t Force My Kids To Attend Family Gatherings Anymore
I didn’t always give them this choice.
I Can’t Freaking Wait For SATC’s New Season
What makes me sad is that the actresses are taking heat for EXACTLY what I love about this show.
I Was Not Prepared For The Loneliness Of Having Teens
Everything I do is quiet and I have a lot of time to be alone with my thoughts.
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.