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The Feels S2 Ep. 06, The Mother's Day Episode: Cecilia Mendes, @the.stlstonermom

 May 13, 2022  Written by Feel State
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Join Jeff Rowse for his chat with Cecilia Mendes, known as @the.stlstonermom on Instagram, about all things cannabis and motherhood. Recorded live on 5/9/22 in Florissant, Missouri.

0:00 Setting Up
1:48 Welcome & News
3:47 Introducing Cecilia
4:37 Cecilia's First Time Using Cannabis
5:28 How did your cannabis use change with children?
6:26 Talking about Cannabis with Kids
7:36 When did you feel the need to start advocating for cannabis as a mom?
10:12 Have you faced stigma?
11:05 Choosing the word "Stoner"
11:53 What common goals do you and other stoner moms have?
12:15 How does cannabis make you a better mom?
13:55 How will the conversation evolve as kids get older?
15:03 Parents Advocating for Cannabis Education Organization
18:16 What's your favorite chemovar?

Our favorite quote from Cecilia Mendes' interview about cannabis and motherhood:

Jeff: "Since coming out as St. Louis Stoner mom, have you dealt with stigma against? What kind of push back have you gotten?"

Cecilia: "Oh, a ton. I've had family members who didn't speak to me for months. I lost friends. I have friends who are in corporate positions who can now no longer publicly hang out with me. So there's definitely stigma, but I decided at the end of the day even though I felt that stigma, that that made what I was doing so much more important."

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