Changing Hearts & Minds: Tips for Cannabis Ambassadors

When my mom first found out I was a cannabis consumer, it was not pretty. It wasn’t the worst fight that a mother and son have ever had; it wasn’t the worst fight we’d had ourselves. But it was not…

This Trail Was Used To Displace Native Peoples & Other Tips for Camping With Kids

We love camping. We always have. When my wife and I found out nine years ago that neither one of us was sterile, one of the ways we psyched ourselves up for parenthood was imagining beautiful star-drenched evenings singing along…

Obviously I Am Not a Golfer (or Hamster Ball Racer)

Obviously I am not a golfer, but this golf tournament has inflatable hamster ball races. Those I am also not good at. I go 0-for-2 and almost fall through a plastic hole. Because I lose both races, I am not…

Gather Yourself & Create Space: A Meaningful Morning Routine

Up before the sun If I’m not up before the sun, I’ve slept in. I wish I could say I’m one of those people who jump out of bed and greet the day with enthusiasm the instant they achieve consciousness,…

Cannabis Consumers Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier

For so long, the same tired narrative surrounded cannabis culture. Lazy stoners, unmotivated and antisocial, lounging in basements and park benches smoking the devil’s weed. Folks with no cares or responsibilities, who make few positive contributions to society, perpetually engulfed…

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,…

Cascadia Herbals Tinctures: Take It Under Your Tongue

I can think of a hundred times when I’ve had a joint and wished I could drink my cannabis instead. Parent-teacher conferences, boring baseball games, family reunions. Sure, there’s a ritual to a proper session, and smoking a bowl can…

Half-Baked Treats: Cooking at the Doctor’s House

  We’ve gathered at The Doctor’s House, in front of the Rumsford Style, salt-glazed tile fireplace to share stories and learn. Everyone’s background is a little different. Some come from health care – their employers don’t know this is what…

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…

5 Tips for Talking to Children about Cannabis

As a followup to yesterday’s Coming Clean with our Kid about Cannabis, the Splimm Team would like offer a few pieces of advice about having the talk. Everyone’s conversation will be different, based on the child/ren you have, your family dynamics, how…