Kat Cornetta

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Kat grew up in Rochester, NY, and attended college in Ithaca and Binghamton, NY. She moved to Boston to earn a graduate degree in educational administration. In addition to her career in education, Kat has a part-time freelance sportswriting career covering women’s college hockey, gymnastics, and figure skating. She contributed to the Boston Herald for a decade before moving over to the Boston Globe, where she wrote their first-ever weekly women’s college hockey notebook. Her long-term career goal is to write a book. An Ipswich resident, Kat is a mother to two sons (born in 2016 and 2018) and owns a cat named after legendary Buffalo Bills head coach Marv Levy. After having her sons in 2016 and 2018, Kat is attempting to balance a full-time job in education with her writing dream and motherhood. She loves coffee, cats and 1990s NFL quarterbacks. She dislikes chewing gum, high shelves and baby pajamas that snap instead of zipper. You can read her work at sportsgirlkat.com
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How to Clean Up After a Busy Toddler When You Rent

Instead of putting away his crayons, he had a navy blue crayon in his hand and was drawing on the wall. So what happens when the messes of toddlerhood meet the realities of renting?
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Control What You Can Control :: How a Wacky Mom Became Organized

While flying by the seat of my pants was my default for dealing with motherhood, I had a sneaking suspicion it wasn’t going to fit this particular challenge. Then the following phrase came to mind: Control what you can control. I have no idea where and when I heard it, but it started to make perfect sense.
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The Short Gal’s Maternity Wear Lament (Plus 3 Tips for the Petite and Pregnant!)

The most challenging part for vertically challenged me has been finding maternity clothes. If you're short, you're truly swimming in anything you try on.
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The Joys of Riding the T While Pregnant

During a decade of train, subway, and bus commutes, I saw enough to know that riding the T while pregnant might not be the best of experiences.
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6 Must-Have Mother’s Day Gifts for the Sports Mom

Just like our kids need cleats, shorts, and helmets, sports moms need their own equipment — things that make waiting through a practice or sitting through a day-long tournament downright comfy. My own son might not...
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No Alcohol? No Problem! Six Mocktail Options in Boston

Three days after finding out I was pregnant with my son, I found myself in a quandary. I had arranged a Back Bay bar crawl for my husband’s birthday. How would I handle this...
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Keeping Sports Safe :: 3 Questions To Ask Your Child’s Coach

Two recent sexual abuse scandals in youth sports have many parents wondering how they can ensure the same never happens to their own children. Over 200 athletes have come forward to accuse USA Gymnastics...

Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Boston

Much of our knowledge and memories of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surround Washington, D.C., where he gave his impassioned and unforgettable “I Have a Dream” speech; Georgia, where he grew up...

Birth Control Options :: What If You’re at High Risk for Blood Clots?

Many women evaluate birth control options based on ease of use, rate of failure, and types of side effects. Birth control is supposed to make your life easier and help you make the best...
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A Gift Guide for the Commuting Mom

Whether you're in your car for hours every day or take public transportation to and from work, there are small indulgences that can make your commute easier. For mothers, commute time might be one...
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You Were Sawed in Half :: The Awkwardness of a C-Section

Well, a year after I had my C-section, I'm done feeling weird about it. You know what? I'm not inadequate; I'm a magic trick.

Moving to Greater Boston :: Salem

Maybe you’ve been in Boston for years, but you’re now having kids and looking to relocate. Maybe you’re planning a move to the Boston area from another city in the U.S. or abroad, and...