Fitness inspiration, known as fitspo, is supposed to get women exercising, but is it helpful or hurtful for women’s body images? Caroline and Cristen assess the health of fitspo and its links to eating disorders and compulsive exercise.
As more women are choosing natural childbirth, Caroline and Cristen look into what “natural” actually means and how women deal with the pain of having a baby without meds.
Dorothy Parker once wrote that “men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.” Cristen and Caroline explore why so many negative stereotypes are attached to women wearing glasses and whether we have hipsters to thank for making glasses cool.
In 1942, “Now Voyager” starring Bette Davis was Hollywood’s first major “magical makeover” movie. Caroline and Cristen explore the intersection of the beauty culture, film history and feminism in “magical makeover” movies deliver and ponder why we love watching them so much.
Are Chinese children raised with a greater sense of family loyalty than kids in the West? Join Caroline and Cristen as they discuss Eastern parenting practices, the Chinese principle of filial piety and how family devotion affects Chinese kids’ success.