BY Elizabeth Kiefer
in Eat Me
on Jan 07, 2015
Don't get us wrong: We've got some adventurous taste buds around the BUST offices, and we're big fans of Gaby Hoffman pretty much no matter what she's up to. However. We're still trying to figure out exactly how we feel about Hoff throwing her afterbirth into a blender for breakfast.
"I made smoothies out of [placenta] for three weeks," the new mama of Rosemary, age six weeks, told People mag. Read More
BY Meg Zulch
on Nov 18, 2014
Were you a Barbie-loving 90's kid? Do you love all things fashion? Enter the world of Tiny Frock Shop, where high fashion runs on a much smaller scale. And I mean tiny. The online shop is exclusively for Barbie and all her style and accessory needs. Pamela Thompson, experienced designer, mother and Barbie fan, is the woman behind all this mini couture.
Thompson lived in New York City for eighteen years, and worked as a designer for major names like Betsey Johnson, Heatherette and Anna Sui. After giving birth to her daughter, Lily, she left the city and moved back home to Chicago. Read More
BY Rebecca Peterson
on Oct 14, 2014
A tribute to the struggles and triumphs of growing up, first-time director Jen McGowan's film Kelly & Cal tells the story of a former Riot Grrrl whose transition into suburban motherhood is, well, not going very smoothly. Kelly, played by real life rock star Juliette Lewis, begins an unlikely friendship with her seventeen-year-old neighbor, played by Jonny Weston, who has recently suffered a spinal cord injury. Their culminating connection might be just the thing to jump start both of their lives. Read More
on Aug 07, 2014
The only place that is deemed “socially acceptable” for women to breastfeed is either the confines of their own home or on the squishy sofas in department store bathrooms. But what if there isn’t a fancy chaise lounge to rest your tired new-mother body in the bathroom?
Well, there is certainly no place for you in public to breastfeed your baby in peace.
HOWEVER, two of my queens Alanis Morisette and Olivia Wilde are taking a stand against the bullshit patriarchal expectation of where new-mothers are supposed to feed their children. Read More
BY Lex Ellenthal
on Jul 22, 2014