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8 DIY Nourishing Skin Care Recipes

Kathleen Lowenstein

8 DIY Nourishing Skin Care Recipes

Let's be honest: finding time for self-care rituals can be hard. Even in this blur of days and nights spent entirely at home, the obstacles to quiet relaxation are everywhere, especially if you have young children. I see you mama, cleaning up after a rotating sequence of crafting, snacking and science experiments, trying to focus on work in between and keep that fragile new vegetable garden alive. I'm right there with you. Whipping up a little DIY skin care or giving yourself a pedicure just doesn't seem to make the weekly stay-at-home schedule. So let’s just say it took me more time than...


Earth Day 2020

Kathleen Lowenstein

Earth Day 2020

We are all facing unexpected challenges this Earth Day, April 22, 2020, and find ourselves in a maelstrom of discouraging news and uncertainty. But it is difficult to ignore the notably positive environmental effects caused by pandemic restrictions such as travel bans, reduced transportation usage, closure of factories, etc. CO2 emissions have fallen in many cities and the difference in air quality is clear: in New York City, air pollution is 50% less than at the same time in 2019. Carbon emissions could fall by a record-breaking 5% globally in 2020. Wildlife has been returning to areas usually buzzing with human activity. A...