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.

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vaccinate me elmo

Finally, Elmo Gets His COVID-19 Vaccine

Now that the under-5 set can get their shot, Elmo led by example on Instagram.

Hey baby

Tom Hiddleston and Fiancée Zawe Ashton Are Expecting A Baby

The mom-to-be debuted her belly on the red carpet on Wednesday.

Raising Awareness

NFL Player Tevin Coleman Speaks Out About Raising A Child With Sickle Cell Disease

The New York Jets football player, his wife, and their daughter have the condition, and they’re raising awareness.

Bye Felicia

Pink Tells Fans Who Support The Overturn Of Roe v. Wade to ‘F—K Off’

The singer went off on Twitter after the the court decision on Friday.

Blended Families

Tobey Maguire’s Ex Says Going From Wife To Co-Parent Was “Most Beautiful Experience” Of Her Life

Jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer has a lot to say about the hard work of successful co-parenting.

Material Girl

See Madonna’s Daughter Lourdes Walk The Runway During Paris Fashion Week

She was the final model to walk in one of the week’s biggest shows, and she made heads turn.

Piping hot tea

Everything We Know About Seasons 6 & 7 of 'Selling Sunset’

The addictive reality TV series has just been renewed for two more seasons.


‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3’ Is Coming, And Nia Vardalos Is Directing!

The third installment of the movie series is set to film in Greece.

very real

Peta Murgatroyd Took Her First Round of IVF Injections On Camera

The DWTS alum shares a candid video documenting her IVF journey on Instagram.

At your service

Prince William Wrote About How He Wants To Raise His Kids With His Mom’s Values

The Royal hit the streets to pass out a newspaper that advocates for the homeless.

Power move

Moms Are Finally Returning To Movie Theaters For Sandra Bullock's New Film

Sandra Bullock wouldn’t agree to film ‘The Lost City’ unless it was changed to lift up women.

Yas honey

Linda Phan’s Amazing Mirror Selfie Is Normalizing Postpartum Bodies

Drew Scott’s wife shared a mirror selfie post-birth, and it’s serving serious body positivity.


Elon Musk’s Kid Is Severing Ties With Her Dad With Legal Name Change

The 18-year-old filed for a name change to align with her gender identity and cut all associations with the billionaire.

2 Dads 2 Twins

TikTok Dads Share Their Journey To Fatherhood With Twins

The pair reveal their difficult experiences in becoming fathers via surrogacy.

Blessed Genes

Watch Out NBA, Steph Curry's Son Can Dribble 2 Balls At Once

Ayesha Curry shared a sweet video of her 3-year-old son just like his dad.


Maya Vander From ‘Selling Sunset’ Shares How She’s Coping After Stillbirth

The celebrity realtor is opening up about her healing journey since experiencing stillbirth six months ago.


Nick Jonas Praises Priyanka Chopra As Being ‘His Rock' Since Becoming Parents

The singer shares that their bond is stronger than ever since welcoming their daughter, Malti.


TikTok Grandma Shares Why She Respects The Way Her Kid Parents

The grandmother went viral explaining why she doesn’t overstep when it comes to how her children choose to parent.

Ectopic Pregnancy

Emily Miller from 'Too Hot to Handle' Shares Her Tragic Ectopic Pregnancy Loss

The reality star was rushed to the hospital after collapsing in pain while shopping.

Chill, Dad

Blue Ivy Is Totally Embarrassed By Her Dad

Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter reaction to her dad’s affection at the NBA Finals is every tween girl.