The popular Miss America pageant has experienced a significant drop in viewership in recent years. Molly and Cristen discuss the history, controversies, practices and relevance of the pageant in this episode.
In this episode, Molly and Cristen define and discuss the differences between well-established eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia and disordered eating patterns that aren't yet classified as a specific eating disorder.
Mail-order brides may seem like a quaint and old-fashioned concept, but international marriage brokering is big business today. Molly and Cristen explore the topic of mail-order brides from multiple angles in this episode.
There's a prevalent belief that children need both a father and a mother for healthy development, but a recent study suggests otherwise. Learn more about parenting and gender in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.
For some people, placenta isn't just a byproduct of birth to be disposed of. They use it in a variety of ways, including consumption. In this episode, Molly and Cristen ponder the ways women use placenta after giving birth -- and why.
For many people, deodorants and antiperspirants are a regular part of their daily hygiene routines. But how do they work? What's the difference between men's and women's? Are they safe? Learn more about deodorants and antiperspirants in this episode.
The conventional wisdom is that birth order has a formative effect on a child's personality, but how does science weigh in? Cristen and Molly explore what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about birth order and personality in this episode.
In the United States, marriage between cousins is a controversial topic, though it is legal in about half the states. Molly and Cristen explore why marriage between cousins is considered taboo in some places in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.
In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen take a look at current ways of measuring obesity. They discuss the most common formula, Body Mass Index (BMI), in detail, from its origins to its flaws.