How Cannabis Can Help Us Raise the Generation the World Needs

Why talk about cannabis? Real educators teach children not what to think but how to think. They encourage the next generation to engage critically with the world around them and not to reproduce the same paradigm but to innovate, evolve,…

Baked Smart Cannacals: A Must for Cannabis Cooks with Kids

You’re always responsible when you bake cannabis-infused edibles. You calculate potency to the best of your ability, you start low and go slow, and you keep foods that contain THC out of the reach of children. Still, you have nightmares…

Is Your Thanksgiving Turkey on Weed? How To Spot the Signs

Thanksgiving can be a terrifying time for families. After bravely navigating the Halloween Candy Circuit, making sure no one replaced a 40-cent candy bar with a 20-dollar cannabis edible, we have to take our families into another series of uncontrollable…

Happy Birthday, Splimm: One Year into the Experiment

One year ago today, we published our first piece on Splimm.com. This was an idea years in development and rushed into existence by a new sense of urgency – the realization that we had to DO SOMETHING, even if it wasn’t…

Stillwater’s Clockwork Instant Coffee: Cannabis in a Cup

I was having one of those days where everything felt like it was going wrong. Another pitch rejection from an editor. A broken elevator in my building. Not enough money in the bank. I started to hit an afternoon slump…

The Dipper: Classy Consumption on the Go

“I don’t know…the torch just makes it seem…a little too much like doing hard drugs…”   “Toss the torch” The Splimm Team has heard this response a lot as concentrated cannabis products become more prevalent. And while we can say…

Splimm’s Children’s Book is #LilMamaApproved!

We’ve always admired companies that take parents seriously. Companies that aren’t just trying to sell us crap we don’t need, but that are working to make our complicated lives a little easier, a little better, or a little more fun.…

Erbanna: Posh Pot Accessories for the Everywoman

I’ve come a long way from my hemp backpack days. In college, when I wore Birkenstocks with socks and wrapped strands of hair with embroidery floss and beads, the shapeless natural fiber sack coordinated well with my look. And, because…

Answering Kids’ Cannabis Questions for PDX Parent

Raising kids in a state that recently legalized cannabis for adult use means answering a new set of questions. Portland writer Beth Slovic figured this out when her four-year-old wanted to know what the green cross that she saw on…

Green Box PDX Keeps Parents Cool with Curated Cannabis Delivery

We’ve all been there.   It’s a familiar scene for parents: Friday night, a car full of kids and noise, no dinner planned, not enough time to stop. No one wants to take an exhausted child to the grocery store…