As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, Molly and I are starting a brand new blog called -- you guessed it -- Stuff Mom Never Told You. And whaddya know, it's the exact same name as the podcast that Ms. Edmonds and I record together as well.
In this episode, Molly and Cristen explore the Japanese subculture of "moe," which entails men forming romantic attachments to 2-D characters, and discuss how these "relationships" may be contributing to a drop in condom sales in Japan.
Munchausen syndrome is a severe type of factitious disorder, and the victims of this affliction purposely exaggerate or cause health problems. Learn more about this syndrome -- and how some sufferers may injure their children -- in this podcast.
Like placenta, the blood contained in the umbilical cord isn't always considered a waste product of birth. In this episode, Molly and Cristen discuss why some people choose to save their baby's cord blood -- and where they store it.
We all poop, but we're often reluctant to discuss (and sometimes perform) this natural act -- especially women. Molly and Cristen give you the scoop on lady poop -- from poop "showdowns" to irritable bowel syndrome -- in this episode.
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.