Pot-Smoking Moms Say They’re Tired of Being Judged by Wine Drinkers

A meme on the Moms for Marijuana International Facebook page reads: “Some moms take a bubble bath with a glass of wine. I sit in the garage and smoke a joint.”

And moms who smoke weed for whatever reason are tired of being judged by wine-drinkers, according to several women recently quoted on Today.com.

“Being judged for doing something nontoxic and totally organic, enjoying a god-given plant, by moms who suck back two bottles of Chardonnay like sports drinks feels like shit,” complained one busy mom who did not want her named used. “Any hypocrisy is hard to swallow. A drunk mother is pathetic, and I often leave parties when I experience other mothers tying one on.”

Read more at High Times

THE THREE-MARTINI PLAYDATE?: Why Some Moms are Opting for the Puffing Patio

Motherhood is wonderful and yes, bringing a child into this world is its own little miracle—and one to cherish. After becoming a mother separating the two, life pre-motherhood and motherhood, can be difficult and many of us begin to lose our identity outside of motherhood in the process.

A lot of women are beginning to speak out and reach out to one another about finding the home/work balance and making sure that kid(s) stay happy during the search for self-care. Add the non-stop media fueled pressure to be the “perfect” parent to the already demanding role of parenthood and we find ourselves with books like Christie Mellor’s, The Three Martini Playdate – A Practical Guide to Happy Parenting.

As Mellor says, “Simply put, you deserve a little time of your own, a little grown up time, time to do whatever it is that you like to do by yourself, or with friends.” Mellor’s book has been largely well received, but what about mothers whose “grown up time” consists of a couple hits of their favorite Kush strain and a good book? This is where things get sticky. Finding other cannabis-friendly mamas is not an easy task.

Read more at Dope Magazine