Kids Disrupting Cannabis

Kids Disrupting Cannabis

Witnessing children with life-threatening diagnoses survive as a result of cannabis therapy has created an empathetic wave and propelled cannabis legalization. We’ve watched as the hearts of politicians have been tugged to give a few more families hope that their...
The Baby Step

The Baby Step

This personal essay was originally published on Lunch Ticket, a literary and art journal dedicated to issues of social, economic, and environmental justice. Click here to see the original post.   I’ve never been particularly good at change. When I was nine years...
How To Talk About Cannabis

How To Talk About Cannabis

Starting a Cannabis Conversation As cannabis sales continue to increase during the pandemic, one can’t help but wonder if more people are consuming cannabis than before the coronavirus outbreak. I’m sure many of those sales are due to consumers like myself stocking up...
My Motherhood

My Motherhood

MamaFitWhit Reflects on Motherhood “Mother” to me is one’s influence on children.  It’s how I witnessed my own mother use her own intuition and discernment. In turn it’s now how I stand, speak, and treat other people including my children. That is motherhood in my...
Jo’s Journey: A pregnancy essay

Jo’s Journey: A pregnancy essay

A personal Essay on Mental Health, Pregnancy, and Cannabis When I found out I was pregnant last fall, I immediately stopped medicating with cannabis, as I had done in my first pregnancy years earlier. Before the first one, which was in 2013, I’d been partaking a few...
An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

An Essay: Mothering with Marijuana

When I first became vocal about my relationship with cannabis, I braced myself for the inevitable question: You’re a mom—how can you use marijuana?  Informed by outdated stereotypes and a nagging stigma around this plant, those who ask me this question are confused....
Is It Safe to Breastfeed and Smoke Weed?

Is It Safe to Breastfeed and Smoke Weed?

In August 2018, the University of California San Diego School of Medicine published results from a study aiming to better understand how much marijuana gets into breast milk of nursing mothers and how long it remains.  Recent trends have shown that more pregnant women...
Q&A with Cannamommy Kelley Bruce

Q&A with Cannamommy Kelley Bruce

CannaMommy.org is a nonprofit with the mission of supporting mothers on their journey during pregnancy and beyond by providing safe access to natural medicines, including cannabis. The online platform aims to build a safe conduit between patient and health care...