Jenn Lauder
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Jenn Lauder is a media maker, content creator, community builder, and marketing strategist in the cannabis space. Cofounder of Splimm, the world’s first pot and parenting newsletter, she has a decade of experience as a progressive, anti-bias educator in independent and public schools and spent five years at nonprofits offering services and advocacy for children and families. Jenn is half of the founding team of Weekend Review Kit, a cannabis review and lifestyle site; has written for numerous print and online media outlets; led a license-winning application for Maryland's medical cannabis program; and directs marketing and advocacy efforts for an herbal products company. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wesleyan University and attended graduate school at Harvard University and Goddard College. Of Jenn’s many jobs, her favorite is being a mama to her nine-year-old daughter.

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…