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. ...

First Lady Urges Congress to Act on School Meals

Michelle Obama is pushing for healthier school lunches. Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama urged Congress to pass legislation that calls for higher nutritional standards for school meals. In an op-...

Grass-Roots Groups Plugging Into Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign

Junior rangers Isabella Davis, left, and Paige Owens, and first lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., participate in a mountain stretch during a Let's Move program outside Las Vegas June 1. Credit: Isaac Brekken, AP
Families at rest ...

Michelle Obama Launches Website to Combat Childhood Obesity

Michelle Obama hasn't been shy in her assessment of American kids: From their fat and calorie-laden diets to their sedentary lifestyles, children in this country are headed down a path of self destruction. In February, the first lady announced...

Do You Have a Question for Michelle Obama?

Join us for our live web chat with Michelle Obama! Credit: Haraz N. Ghanbari, AP
Now's your chance to ask! The first lady will chat exclusively with AOL readers in a live web chat at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday, July 13. As parents, we love Miche...

Kids' Neck Sizes Could Indicate Risk of Obesity Disorders

If the vampires from "Twilight" would look at your child's plump neck and drool, you might have problems. Kids with chubby necks risk more than joining the army of the undead: They could be fat. Measuring the circumference of a kid's neck cou...

Sasha Obama Celebrates 9th Birthday With a Pizza Party

President Obama and Sasha during a family vacation in Hawaii in January. Credit: Getty Images
Between private concerts with the Jonas Brothers and trips to the set of the new Harry Potter movie, being President Obama's daughter certainly has it...


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