Krystal Martinez

Krystal is a part-time writer for Scary Mommy and has a pulse on all things entertainment, pregnancy, and parenting news and lifestyle.

She is a freelance writer for various parenting and lifestyle brands and is the Founder of her own parenting blog, The Unconventional Mom. Krystal has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from UMass Lowell and has been a closet novelist since 2013.

As a first-time mama, and long-time alchemist, she uses her voice as a catalyst to help parents and families live and sustain a more conscious lifestyle.

If you’d like to hire or work with Krystal, contact her at krystal@theumom.com.

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All The Bombshells From The First Three Episodes Of ‘Harry & Meghan’

The docuseries is officially out — and airing out all kinds of dirty laundry.

Holy Crap

Harry And Megan Get Real About Being Products Of Divorce In New Docuseries

The royal duo’s docuseries just dropped on Netflix, and it's revealing more than we could imagine.

You're wrong

Kate Winslet Says Hollywood Told Her To Stick To 'Fat Girl' Roles

The Titanic superstar revealed that she was body-shamed in her early acting days.

Free to be me

Elliot Page Reveals The Striking Cover Of His New Memoir

"At last, I can be with myself in this body."

Say It Isn't So

Filmmaker Nancy Meyers Has Crushing News: 'The Holiday' Sequel Is Just A Rumor

The director of 'The Holiday' confirms that the news circulating of a sequel is, unfortunately fake news.

Shots fired

Another Trailer For Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's Netflix Documentary Just Dropped

The streaming service also shared a full synopsis and release dates for the docuseries.

Surprise!

Courtney Cox Photobombs Fans Taking Pictures On The ‘Friends’ Couch

The Friends actress surprised several groups of fans, and the reactions were priceless.

Good looks run in the fam

Brendan Fraser Hits Red Carpet With Two Of His Sons

The Mummy actor made a rare appearance with his family at the film premiere of The Whale.

Free expression

A Mom Explains Why She Lets Her Seven Year Old Swear At Home, And The Internet Is At Odds

A mom on TikTok recorded her daughter cussing, and it's sparked a debate among parents.

True Love

Jennifer Lopez Shares The Intimate Phrase Ben Affleck Engraved Inside Her Engagement Ring

"Bennifer" is officially married, and Jennifer is letting us in on how they truly feel about reconnecting after 20 years.

Christmas giving

Katie Couric Gifts A Year's Worth Of Baby Formula To 111 Moms With Breast Cancer

The news correspondent surprised new moms who have the unique challenge of battling cancer while being first-time parents.

oh nooooo

TikTok Mom Exposes The Nightmare of Potty Training, And The Comments Are Gold

Toddler Austin is learning to use the potty and according to his mom, it's not going so smoothly.

middle-aged Babies?

Couple Gives Birth To Twins From 30-Year-Old Frozen Embryos

Parents from Oregon conceived their children with eggs donated in 1992, the oldest known successfully used frozen embryos.

Preach

Hilaria Baldwin Says Using A Surrogate Doesn't Make Her Any Less Of A Mom

“There are many different ways to become a parent,” The mother of 7 says.

Close Call

Watch Police Officers Resuscitate One-Month-Old With RSV And Save Her Life

Authorities in Kansas City received a house call regarding a newborn who had stopped breathing, and they arrived just in time to save her life.

Bittersweet

Andrew Garfield Feels “Guilt” Because His Late Mom Won’t Ever Meet His Kids

The Spiderman star gets candid in his feelings of guilt when it comes to his decision not to have kids before the passing of his mother.

We Can't Look Away

The Best Reality TV Dating Shows To Binge-Watch Immediately

The perfect binges for cuffing season are here.

Supportive Dad

Jason Momoa Dances to Dua Lipa With Daughter Lola, And He's Actually Pretty Good

The Aquaman star broke it down on the set of his new film Slumberland, using his daughter’s choreography.

She's a giver

Kim Kardashian Honored For Her Decade-Long Partnership With Non-Profit That Fights Child Poverty

The Skims Founder isn’t just a reality TV star and businessperson.

Use A Coaster

Sasha And Malia Obama Hosted Their Parents For A ‘Cocktail Night’ And It Sounded Adorable

“The martinis were a little weak,” Michelle Obama joked.