Judy Molland's blog http://judymolland.com/blog/2 en 3 Tips For Getting Kids Outside In Winter http://judymolland.com/node/201 <p><strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial;">With much of the country experiencing snow today, it's definitely still winter!</span></strong></p> <p style="margin-top: .1pt; margin-right: 0in; margin-bottom: .1pt; margin-left: 0in;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/201">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/201#comments Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:51:26 -0800 Judy Molland 201 at http://judymolland.com My House Burned Down. Why I'm Grateful http://judymolland.com/node/200 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/2993688.large_.jpg" border="0" width="431" height="267" /></p> <p>My blog has been silent for two months.</p> <p>Since I've received several comments on this, I'm posting a blog I wrote on another site at that time, by way of explanation: My House Burned Down. Even now, as I write those words, I find it hard to believe this horrible event really happened.</p> <p>My house burst into flames at 8:02 am on November 25.</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/200">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/200#comments Wed, 30 Jan 2013 08:25:48 -0800 Judy Molland 200 at http://judymolland.com 3 Cool Ideas For Working Out With Your Kids http://judymolland.com/node/199 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/everyone's-dancing!.jpg" border="0" width="431" height="267" /><br />Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/71834922@N08/7989895825/sizes/m/" target="_blank">Baseball 4 All</a></p> <p><!-- pagebreak --><strong>Lets' Dance!</strong></p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/199">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/199#comments Sun, 18 Nov 2012 11:56:47 -0800 Judy Molland 199 at http://judymolland.com 5 Family Activities To Enjoy This Fall Season http://judymolland.com/node/198 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/kid-with-magnifying-glass.jpg" border="0" width="431" height="267" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/11244900@N04/" title="http://www.flickr.com/photos/11244900@N04/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/11244900@N04/</a></p> <p><!-- pagebreak -->Get Out In The Fall!</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/198">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/198#comments Sat, 13 Oct 2012 17:16:22 -0700 Judy Molland 198 at http://judymolland.com Get Out For Better Eyesight! http://judymolland.com/node/197 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/Kids-running.jpg" border="0" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: iStock<!-- pagebreak --></p> <p>Running is good for your eyes!</p> <p>Another great reason to encourage kids to get outside!</p> <p>Children are less likely to be myopic if they spend at least two hours outside every day, as outdoor activities allow children to both relax and strengthen their eyes, t<a href="http://focustaiwan.tw/ShowNews/WebNews_Detail.aspx?Type=aALL&amp;ID=201209150019" target="_blank">he Taiwanese Ministry of Education has announced.</a></p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/197">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/197#comments Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:36:41 -0700 Judy Molland 197 at http://judymolland.com Michelle Obama Hosts First-Ever Kids' State Lunch (Video) http://judymolland.com/node/196 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src="../../files/kids-healthy-lunch-challenge.jpg" border="0" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: screenshot from Youtube video</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>First lady Michelle Obama hosted <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Food/Stir-It-Up/2012/0820/Michelle-Obama-hosts-first-Kids-State-Dinner" target="_blank">more than 50 children from all over the United States</a> last Monday for the first-ever Kids' State Dinner.</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/196">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/196#comments Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:20:12 -0700 Judy Molland 196 at http://judymolland.com Iceberg Tsunami In Greenland! (Video) http://judymolland.com/node/195 <p><img src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/iceberg-tsunami-gone-wild.jpg" border="0" width="431" height="267" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: screenshot from Youtube video</p> <p><!-- pagebreak -->Mother Nature in Action!</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/195">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/195#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:04:57 -0700 Judy Molland 195 at http://judymolland.com 10 Ways To Stay Active With Your Child http://judymolland.com/node/194 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/girl-playing-hopscotch.jpg" border="0" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: iStock</p> <p>Active parents lead to active children, we all know that. But maybe you don't have a whole lot of time to devote to exercising with your kids every day. </p> <p>Check out these activities, which could take just 15 minutes of your time and use up lots of calories!</p> <p><strong>*&nbsp; Dancing</strong> = 135 calories/30 minutes</p> <p><strong>*&nbsp; Flag Football</strong> = 239 calories/30 minutes</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/194">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/194#comments Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:03:26 -0700 Judy Molland 194 at http://judymolland.com California Parks Stay Open! http://judymolland.com/node/172 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/jules-pfeiffer-state-park.jpg" border="0" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/davaodude/5060874246/sizes/m/in/photostream/" title="http://www.flickr.com/photos/davaodude/5060874246/sizes/m/in/photostream/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/davaodude/5060874246/sizes/m/in/photostream...</a></p> <p><!-- pagebreak -->Hooray! A reprieve for California State Parks!</p> <p>Reprinted from <a href="http://www.care2.com/" target="_blank">Care2</a>:</p> <p>Thanks to the hard work of thousands of activists around the state, nearly all of the 70 California state parks originally slated for closure on July 1 will remain open, at least for now.</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/172">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/172#comments Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:02:21 -0700 Judy Molland 172 at http://judymolland.com Princess Kate Joins Kids On A Camping Trip http://judymolland.com/node/167 <p><img style="margin: 4px;" src=" http://www.judymolland.com/files/kate-middleton.jpg" border="0" /></p> <p>Photo Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/weddingdress2011/5630143922/sizes/m/in/photostream/" title="http://www.flickr.com/photos/weddingdress2011/5630143922/sizes/m/in/photostream/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/weddingdress2011/5630143922/sizes/m/in/phot...</a></p> <p>Duchess of Cambridge Gets Down And Dirty!</p> <p><a href="http://judymolland.com/node/167">read more</a></p> http://judymolland.com/node/167#comments Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:45:12 -0700 Judy Molland 167 at http://judymolland.com