Katie Garrity

Katie is a contributing Scary Mommy writer covering news pertaining to parenting, celebrity, and viral moments.

She has written news content for Distractify and Cuteness as well as personal essays for Thought Catalog and Clean Plates. She has a degree in English from North Central College.

In her free time, she’s hanging with her 3-year-old and husband, planning their next family trip, and watching restocking videos on TikTok.

sweet moments

Two Girls Keep In Touch With Their Deployed Dad Through A Home Security Camera

“Take my heart!” one daughter yells in a video clip after blowing kisses to the camera.

miracle baby

Watch This Dad's Heartfelt Moment As He Sings To His Preemie Baby In The NICU

The talented dad sang a verse from "Hallelujah Here Below" by Elevation Worship while holding his newest son.

tasteless

The Razzies Apologize For Nominating 12-Year-Old Girl For "Worst Actress" Award

Child actor Ryan Kiera Armstrong was nominated for her role in the film ‘Firestarter.’

generational changes

Most Parents No Longer Care If They Become Grandparents

A new Pew Research survey reveals parents care more about their children's mental and financial health.

work life balance

Michelle Pfeiffer "Underestimated" The Struggle Of Balancing A Career And Family

The mom of two explained how she came to the decision to put her career on the back burner for her family.

bundle of joy!

Shemar Moore Is Officially A Dad After Welcoming New Baby Daughter

Moore announced earlier this month that he and girlfriend Jesiree Dizon were expecting their first child together.

bye bye baby

These Once-Popular Baby Names Are Predicted To Go Extinct in 2023

Say goodbye to Bradley, Steven, and Vanessa.

sweet moment

This Boy Spotting His Family In The Crowd Is Proof That Showing Up Matters

The boy's entire demeanor changes when he sees his parents.

snip snip

Jessie James Decker Revealed Why Her Husband “Refuses” To Get A Vasectomy

Apparently, it takes his “manhood” away from him.

not the a--hole

A Dad Is Upset That A Mom Of Multiples Left Her Babies Inside The House To Get A Break

“I start to have mini panic attacks when I can't get them to stop crying,” she wrote.

shop 'til you drop

A Mom Took Her Adorable Toddler On A Dream Target Shopping Spree

The little girl was allowed to get whatever she could fit into her mini Target cart.

like mother, like daughter

Blue Ivy Took The Stage With Beyoncé During Her Mom’s First Concert In Over Four Years

Knowles and her 11-year-old sang a duet of their song “BROWN SKIN GIRL”

mom guilt

This Working Mom's Tweet About Missing Her Kid Really Hits A Nerve

She turned to Twitter to ask if any other working parents felt the same frustration.

boy meets politics

Ben Savage Is Running For Congress Because Of Course He Is

Attention 'Boy Meets World' fans!

workout queeen

Jennifer Garner Trolls Her Kids In Hilarious Instagram Video

The actor joked that her peppy workout will “haunt” her kids.

too funny

A Dad Has Found The Perfect Hack For Watching Sports Without Waking The Baby

“You wake her, you take her.”

who's cutting onions?

A Little Girl Who Lost Her Dad Asked Her Grandpa To A Father-Daughter Dance

"Thank God we've got grandpa. The greatest man I've ever known and her best friend," the mom captioned the viral video.

standing up

‘Bachelor’ Alum Tia Booth Is Defending Her Choice To Have A Night Nurse

Booth recognized that it's a "luxury" to have help a couple times a week.

only legends in the building

'Only Murders In The Building' Cast Revealed That Meryl Streep Will Appear In Season 3

The beans were spilled after the cast posted photos of Streep on set to their social media.

house of mouse

Disney Execs Announced Major Park Changes Including Lower Ticket Prices

The announcements come on the heels of Bob Iger becoming Disney CEO once again.