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Jenn Lauder is a media maker, content creator, community builder, and marketing strategist in the cannabis space. Se 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; 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.

Magical Butter Giveaway: Because Parents Need to Relax

Giveaway Time!   It’s Mother’s Day, which means it’s time to read some articles offering gift-giving guidance, lists of things to show Mom you care. But Splimm knows Moms, cause we have a great one leading us, and we have…

Happy 420, Splimm Parents: Good Job Getting Shit Done

We know it doesn’t mean the same thing when you’re a parent. If you’re up at 420 am, you’re probably comforting a crying baby or pissed that your preschooler is on a crazy sleep schedule. When 420 pm rolls around,…

This Cynical, Petrified Heart: Marching in Montpelier

By Nathaniel Miller, Northfield, VT   We took our just-4-yr-old to the Women’s March in Montpelier. He carried a sign that said “We are the Storm” on one side and “This isn’t normal” on the other (thanks, @justseeds!). To him…

May It Be So: Women’s March, Faith & Intersectional Feminism

By Rev. Courtney Stange-Tregear, Seattle, WA I will remember it as a glorious, exhilarating, dreadful kind of day. The kind of experience that defies categorization. I was thrilled to be there and honored to be there in an official capacity…

How Are You Feeling?: Post Inauguration Reflections

By Myra Sessions, Boston, MA How have I been feeling since the inauguration of Donald Trump to our highest office? It’s complicated.   I feel angry that our most sacred values are being violated. I feel angry that our President…

Photos from the Women’s March in Denver

Photos of the Denver Women’s March, taken by Barry Lauder. Signs and people line the streets. And if you don’t have one, maybe be quiet and listen? Everyone gets involved. Ground level.   words by splimm

I Had to Show Up: Intergenerational Action in Baltimore

By Kimberlee Reiter Swift, Baltimore, MD   When I woke up to the news that Donald Trump would be our next president I, along with millions of my fellow Americans sobbed. I felt fear, anger, confusion and horror. What had…

Boston Will March

By Nichole Gregg, Boston, MA The sound of beating hearts has pulled me from my slumber, a once sweet slumber now bitter and encumbered by the rhetoric of the right, a growing parasite, who use the spotlight to incite gunfights.…

A First Protest: Women’s March on Washington

Rani Wilder, Baltimore, MD This was my first protest march ever and I knew I had to do this, to be with like minded women who believed in basic human decency. It was truly a wonderful and eye-opening experience. Naturally…

Compassion, Conversation & Action

By Samantha Montanaro, Portland, OR   The Women’s March was one of the most powerful experiences of my life. Knowing that at on the same day millions of people all around the world on EVERY SINGLE CONTINENT were coming together to…