Haile Thomas is a testament to the fact that you don’t have to wait until you are an adult to pursue your passion. At age 12 this chef is preparing dishes that adults are raving about. Most recently she prepared a dish for the First Lady as a part of the Kids’ State Dinner. But The First Lady isn’t the only one who has enjoyed a dish by Haile Thomas, who according to theGrio, … [Read more...]
Michelle Obama Covers Vogue: Number One Priority is Family!
Our First Lady, Michelle Obama, is gracing the latest Vogue cover. The issue contains a interview with her and President Obama. While the First Lady looks absolutely stunning, open the magazine and you will read an interview that will remind you that her inner beauty is equally stunning. It is no secret that the First Lady carries multiple roles. She executes such … [Read more...]
FLOTUS Michelle Obama Doesn’t Discuss Weight With Her Daughters
While the First Lady is passionate about talking to our nation about the importance of healthy eating and exercise one thing she doesn’t talk much about is weight, particularly with her daughters. During Monday’s “Fireside Hangout” on Google, First Lady Obama made herself available to answer questions from a few adults as well as a class of third graders. The purpose of the … [Read more...]
The FLOTUS and Nike Come Together to Get Children Moving During School Hours
We’ve seen quite some collaborations in our day, a marriage between products or people or products and people. And now we are getting ready to see another one. Our First Lady has inspired men, women, and children all over the map to get up and move with her Let's Move! campaign. She has showed us that exercise and a healthy lifestyle is obtainable and absolutely necessary. Nike … [Read more...]
Would You Go on Vacation Without Your Spouse?
These days simply going to Target alone is an adventure all on its own. I honestly can’t imagine going on a vacation without my husband let alone our children. For me my greatest adventures are the ones that I share with them. While I am very much aware that I could use some "me time," I would gladly take it in the form of an afternoon spent at the spa or curled up in bed … [Read more...]
FLOTUS Michelle Obama Expected to Attend Funeral for Hadiya Pendleton
The murder of 15 year old Hadiya Pendleton broke the hearts of an already fragile Chicago. Just a week after she and her high school marching band participated in the Presidential Inauguration she was shot while at a park with her friends. As homicides continue in the city, leaders have expressed a desire to have the President come home. It seems as though the Obamas have heard … [Read more...]
Mr. and Mrs. Huxtable Please Step-Aside, the Obamas Have Replaced You
Mr. and Mrs. Huxtable as difficult as it is for me to say this, apparently you have been replaced. For years families, including my own, sat down in front of the television screen and looked to you for entertainment. Your wisdom coupled with wit had us aspiring to be our own versions of the Huxtables. Your family faced “real” issues but you got through them and for some of us … [Read more...]
VIDEO: Obamas Dance and Share a Kiss at the Inaugural Ball
There’s something about The President and The First Lady. Their presence has an ability to light up a room, their public displays of affection tugging on the heartstrings of those who watch. Whether we sit in the comforts of our own homes watching them on the television screen, read about them online, or we somehow find ourselves in the same room that they are in, we can’t … [Read more...]
VIDEO: First Lady Michelle Obama Invites You to Join The First Family in a Day of Service
When someone who, in our eyes, was a person of excellence passes we mourn and we remember. But for some of us, simply remembering is not enough. Their memory and their legacy drive us to feel the need to do more. So, we find a way to uphold their legacy and honor their memory. If they have done a great work, we find a way to carry that on and build upon it while seeking to live … [Read more...]
Happy Birthday First Lady Michelle Obama!
Today our First Lady, Michelle Obama, celebrates her 49th birthday. In her time as FLOTUS we have come to love her. She is a woman of virtue, a woman of strength, and has a heart for others. We are grateful for the example she sets as she faces each day with such grace and dignity. Today we at BMWK would like to wish First Lady Michelle Obama a happy birthday! [imagebrowser … [Read more...]
Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama!
Happy birthday to our First Lady, Michelle Obama! She celebrates her 48th birthday in style today, and we take a moment to see how far she's come on this journey: … [Read more...]
FLOTUS Michelle Obama Visits Secret Service Headquarters: “Just Tell Me When To Run.”
Like the First Lady, I don't know if I necessarily would want to know how hard people have to work to keep me and my family safe. Mrs. Obama got a up close and personal look at the lengths Secret Service agents go through to ensure that no harm comes to the Obamas. After an hourlong tour of the agency's protective intelligence division and the joint operations center, Obama … [Read more...]