Jenn Lauder
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Gift. Yo. Self.

Ok, Splimm Mamas. We know you’ve spent the past month braving crowds and cybershopping for perfect gifts for everyone on your list. And we’re sure you did a great job of satisfying your children, part…

Winter Crafts and Homemade Gifts

Because there are a lot of days in winter break, and you probably have to spend some of them with your kids. (Also, you can practice these crafts now, and you’ll have some great homemade gifts for nex…

Writing Retreat: Out of the Castle

We’ve always considered it part of our project to expose people to new ideas and experiences. Most of the time, that’s meant conveying to folks outside of the cannabis community the diversity and brea…

Gratitude as a Habit

Love it or hate it, the holidays are here. We’re entering a season traditionally associated with family, warmth, and togetherness. But it’s a time we know is also fraught with complications, from coff…

California Knows How to Party

Proposition 64 If California is the fulcrum upon which legalization balances, the scales were tipped in our favor last week when the state’s residents voted to approve Proposition 64, the Adult Use of…

Revolutionary Self-Care

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde   Tea Ceremony Our host pours the tea with a sweeping motion, her arm de…

We Go High, I’m Jenn Lauder!

I learn from children I’ve spent my life listening to children. And sure, oftentimes what I hear is pure nonsense. But I’ve worked hard to quiet my adult brain, to be patient and present, and to filte…