The cover story for the August 2014 issue of Essence magazine is "Building a Bright Future," and it will feature our First Lady, Mrs. Michelle Obama. This issue marks the seventh time Mrs. Obama will be interviewed by Essence magazine. During her interview with the magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa K. Bush, the First Lady will discuss her passion for higher education, the … [Read more...]
Great Travel Tips from First Lady Michelle Obama
If you were given the opportunity, what travel related questions would you ask the First Lady? Well, students from around the world were given that opportunity and they asked FLOTUS some pretty good questions and she, in turn, gave some great travel advice. First Lady even revealed what city/country was the destination on her very first school trip which was also her very … [Read more...]
Happy Fabulous 50th Birthday to Our First Lady, Michelle Obama
Today, Michelle Obama celebrates her 50th birthday. Never have so many people, in our country and abroad, been so fascinated by the details revolving a milestone birthday of an American First Lady Mrs. Obama started her birthday celebration a few weeks ago with a few extra days alone in Hawaii after spending time there with her entire family over the holidays. She enjoyed … [Read more...]
What if Your Spouse Created Obamacare? Supporting Your Spouse Through the Storms
I remember growing up as a kid in the 70‘s, listening to adults talk about people they worked with or had a bad experience with. They would talk about how incompetent that person is, or how mean they are, lots of labels, lots of determination about who and what the person was. And I always wondered...“How does that person’s spouse feel about them?”, “I wonder if they know they … [Read more...]
You Teach People How to Treat You: FLOTUS Stands Up to a Protestor
First Lady Michelle Obama's approval rating is higher than the President's. But one thing I love about her is that she doesn't seem to live her life based on the approval of others. When the press made a big deal about her bare arms, she continued to display her chiseled biceps in a fitness and fashion statement. She wears what she wants, dances how she likes, and promotes … [Read more...]
Childhood Obesity — Is it an Avoidable Epidemic?
"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake." ~First Lady Michelle Obama (Let's Move Campaign) If it were medically feasible, would you consider allowing your 10 or 12 year old to go under the knife for gastric bypass? This is a decision that as a parent, most of us would probably answer, "No." … [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...]
VIDEO: Hilarious – Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon Share the Evolution of Mom Dancing
In honor of the First Lady's "Let's Move" campaign, and to encourage parents everywhere to get up and get moving with their kids, Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama present the "Evolution of Mom Dancing." What did you think of the First Lady's dance moves? … [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...]
The President and First Lady are Building a Life Partnership That is Beyond Pomp and Circumstance
By Vicki Carew There is an inescapable buzz as we inaugurate President Barack Hussein Obama for a second term, as America commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The image of a confident President taking his oath of office next to his beaming First Lady has been inescapable. At a time of great cynicism and apathy about successful and fulfilling relationships, I couldn't … [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...]
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...]
5 Ways Michelle Obama Took “Supporting Your Spouse’s Career” To The Next Level
Last night's Presidential Debate, nor the results, were ideal for the Obama family. Much of the post debate feedback was in favor of Barack Obama's opponent, Mitt Romney. Aside from that, it was the Obama's 20th wedding anniversary. Can you imagine celebrating your 20th anniversary on a "double date" with the couple who is trying to go "Donald Trump", and fire your … [Read more...]