Kat Stoeffel

Kat Stoeffel is features director at BDG. She edits celebrity cover stories and other feature profiles, focusing on people of interest in entertainment, business and politics. She also commissions and edits service packages, trend stories, and essays that connect issues in the news to our readers’ personal pursuits. She works across many BDG sites, including Bustle, Romper, Elite Daily, NYLON, Inverse, Scary Mommy, Fatherly and The Zoe Report.

Connect with her on LinkedIn here.


by Kat Stoeffel

SnooLife Reddit Is Where I Found New Parents To Match My Freak

Nobody appreciates the difference between a 3-week-old and a 5-week-old like someone with a 7-week-old.


by Kat Stoeffel

The Playground Is My Third Place

My world is smaller than it was before I became a parent. But kid-friendly places have shaped my social life in unexpected ways.


by Kat Stoeffel

Why Does Recent Pediatric Guidance Feel So Judgmental?

“We were trying to remove blame and guilt:” Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics hopes you take away from controversial statements on obesity and breastfeeding.

Imaginative Magic

by Kat Stoeffel and Nolan Feeney

4 Drag Queen Parents On Why Children Love Drag

Four drag performers with kids share why children love drag — and how drag has shaped their own parenting.


by Kat Stoeffel

Down With Tasteful Baby Clothes — I Am Here For The Novelty Onesie

For an infant, these are very chic times. Too chic, one might argue.