Michelle Obama 

Boy, 12, Wins Fashion Contest, Hopes to Dress Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama isn't afraid to wear designs by relatively unknown, young designers. But a gown by a 12-year-old boy? Now, that would be a first. NBC reports Texas tween Grant Mower bested design students in college and high school i...Boy flies to Utah in hopes of catching first lady's eye with his design.

Video: Barack Obama, Baby Whisperer

The president of the United States needs to be able to keep people calm in a crisis, so we probably shouldn't be too surprised he has a way of soothing a sobbing child. Mediaite reports that during a recent White House meet and greet Michelle ...The president instantly soothes a screaming child at meet and greet.

First Lady Targets Healthy Habits for Toddler Set

First lady Michelle Obama visits CentroNia, a bilingual child care facility in Washington, Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Credit: Charles Dharapak AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama dropped in on lunch and circle time at a Washington chil...Michelle Obama announced a new national initiative to encourage child care centers to promote healthy eating and exercise habits.

Food Pyramid Out, 'My Plate' in For Healthy Eating

A sample plate of the new food icon My Plate, is unveiled at the Agriculture Department. Credit: Susan Walsh, AP WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursd...There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans but merely confused others.

Michelle Obama Whips Her Hair on White House Lawn

First lady Michelle Obama exercises with Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes, right, and others on the South Lawn of the White House May 9. Credits: Chris Kleponis, AFP/Getty Images Last week, Michelle Obama got down to Beyonce, today, the...The first lady joins star athletes to promote fitness.

Michelle Obama Kicks it Old School at Let's Move Flash Mob

You may never have thought you'd catch the first lady doing the Running Man, but Michelle Obama kicked it old school May 3, in a fitness flash mob as part of her Let's Move campaign. Dancing to Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" with the kids f...The first lady did the Running Man to Beyonce's "Move Your Body."

Michelle vs. the Michelles: A Breast-Feeding Throwdown

To celebrate the anniversary of her "Let's Move!" anti-obesity campaign, Michelle Obama is talking up the health benefits of breast-feeding and new government incentives that she hopes will encourage more moms to nurse and hopefully, curb childhood...When it comes to breast-feeding, can't we women put down the gloves and work together?

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the First Year of 'Let's Move!'

Michelle Obama discussed the Let's Move! campaign on the "Today" show on Feb. 9, 2011. Credit: Peter Kramer, AP Photo/NBC Universal, Inc. Today marks the first anniversary of Let's Move!, the comprehensive initiative launched last year...The first lady says she wants kids to understand that "exercise" is just a code word for "play."

Michelle Obama Pens Open Letter to Parents Following Tragedy in Tucson

President Barack Obama embraces wife Michelle Obama at an event honoring the January 8 shooting victims on the University of Arizona campus on January 12, 2011. Credit: Getty Images The tragedy in Tucson last week reminded Americans of...In light of the recent Tucson tragedy, Michelle Obama addresses parents nationwide.

School Nutrition Bill Could Be Revived in Congress

Michelle Obama's healthier school campaign to possibly be revived. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches could be revived in Congress after two key Democrats said they will drop ...First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches could be revived in Congress after two key Democrats said they will drop opposition to using funding from food stamps to pay for it.

Obama Visits Students in India, Enjoys Diwali Festival

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance with students as they celebrate Diwali, a revered festival, during a visit to Holy Name High School in Mumbai, India. Credit: Charles Dharapak, AP
MUMBAI, India (AP) - President Barack Ob...
President Barack Obama is showing a softer side of his agenda in India, chatting with high school students and reveling in the celebration of a major religious festival.

No Tricks, Big Treat: a White House Halloween

Marian Robinson, from left, the mother of first lady, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hand out Halloween treats as they welcome children to trick-or-treat at the White House. Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP
President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, handed out Halloween treats to area children and military families at the White House Sunday evening.

Michelle Obama Says Click Off Cartoons and Go Out and Play

Nick Cannon poses with Patrick and SpongeBob at last year's Worldwide Day of Play in New York. Credit: Larry Busacca, Getty Images for Nickelodeon
Attention Malia and Sasha: The remote is in Mom's hands this Saturday, and she's sending a message ...
Watching TV is, like, so not happening Saturday. It's time to get off the couch and go play, kiddies!

Senate Passes Bill to Make School Lunches Healthy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pizzas and hamburgers in the school lunch line would be healthier under child nutrition legislation passed by the Senate Thursday, a key part of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to end childhood obesity. The $4.5 billion le...

Does Obesity Plus Diabetes Equal Learning Disability?

Ever feel like everyone's picking on the fat kid? Childhood obesity is such a national concern, with seemingly everyone -- including first lady Michelle Obama -- talking about it, that overweight kids must be getting tired of all the attention. ...


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