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When lockdown is not actually safer: Intimate partner violence during COVID-19

The first thing that came to mind when I heard about COVID restrictions and mitigation strategies was how exceptionally dangerous this time could be for women living with abusive partners. “Self-isolate,” “stay at home,” “practice social distancing,” and “recession” are all words likely to be terrifying to many women who are living with intimate partner… Read More »

Homemade Hand Salve for Gardeners

Gardeners’ hands go through a lot. It’s not just the dirt-caked beneath fingernails, but also the callouses from digging and wedding, and the dry and cracked skin from the sun.  Gardening gloves can help to protect the skin, but to treat your hands well, you may want to go DIY and whip up your homemade… Read More »