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Yesterday, we talked about things to do in Lagos during the independence day weekend. Here’s another offer you may want to try. Luxury hotel, Four Points Lagos is offering an independence day Spa Offer – 135 minutes of pure spa indulgence which includes a full body massage and fruity facials at N25,000 per person. Other …

Andrei AKULOV: US patriotism is declining. Americans are concerned about economic and homeland security, weary of endless wars, and distrustful of business and government elites. Before the Independence Day, 52% of US adults say they were «extremely proud» to be Americans, a new low in Gallup’s 16-year trend. Americans’ patriotism spiked after 9/11, peaking at 70% in 2003, but has declined since, including an eight-percentage-point drop in early 2005 and a five-point drop since 2013...

Maj. Gen. Glenn M. Walters, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing commanding general, speaks to his Marines after a colors ceremony at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point and 2nd MAW headquarters building parade deck July 2, 2012. The ceremony was the first for Walters as the wing's commanding general. During the ceremony, Walters awarded Marines for their performance and talked about the upcoming Independence Day holiday break.

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Eyes ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Stars - James Cameron has been talking about a film adaptation of the manga Battle Angel Alita for a long, long time, with the science fiction action film at one point competing with Avatar to be his next project. Alas, Avatar got made first and Mr. Cameron decided to spend the rest of his life ... http://tvseriesfullepisodes.com/index.php/2016/04/27/alita-battle-angel-eyes-sp

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Fireworks a good starting point to talk about PTSD, veterans say

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Relationship-Focused Parenting And Teaching: What It Is, What It Isn't, How To Do It, And The Systems You Need To Have In Place To Make It Work

A beautiful childhood is filled with joy and memories. This post is about how to stay close to our kids as they edge to the upper end of childhood, are looking for more independence, and are spending more time with their peers. There are specific ways to keep kids talking and to keep your relationship at the forefront! Bonus: There is a free download of 52 questions to ask kids that aren’t, “how was your day?” So many good things happen from talking and listening, this is a great starting…

“My ninety-year-old mother just moved in with us. So I’ve become a full time caretaker. I’m all she’s got. My father passed away and I’m her only child. So I’m it. Right now she has a lot of negativity. She seems to fixate on the negative side of things. If I suggest going outside, she’ll say it’s too cold. If I suggest that we go shopping, she’ll say there’s too much traffic. She wants her independence, but when she has it, she gets lonely. It’s hard for me. Because I’m a…

conservative politics - I love, love, love having these conversations with my kid. Then he goes to talk to his instructor to turn in his weeks assignment, at that point I get a call from his teacher. who by the way has a Masters in Education from UVA who gives me an incredible report on her thoughts about my childs mind being so above average. Its proly because he HUGS me a lot and TALK to him a lot. In fact, too much.