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Obama Girls Take Paris

In 1962, President John Kennedy went to France, where he introduced himself by saying, "I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris." Barack Obama may very well find himself using some version of Kennedy's quip this weekend: He's taking ...

President Obama Says Dating "Will be an Issue" for Sasha and Malia

I was nine years old when Jimmy Carter was elected President -- too young to care about politics, but old enough to be envious of his daughter, Amy, who was also nine. After all, she was getting to live in the White House! "You know she has her own p...

Obama Girls Get Their Dog

So what was in your Easter basket? Jelly beans, perhaps? Peeps? (I like Peeps.) A chocolate bunny or four? How about a puppy? Sasha and Malia got their very own Easter Beagle yesterday – well, Easter Portuguese Water Dog. Close enough. Th...

Sasha And Malia Get Surprise Swing Set

The adorable first daughters had a nice surprise when they got home from school yesterday. Not the puppy (not yet, anyway), but something almost as good -- a brand new wooden swing set. They squealed with delight upon seeing it, said a spokeswoman...

Kevin Federline Launches Kid Clothing Line

Kevin Federline, aka K-Fed, aka the ex-Mr. Britney Spears, aka "one of the most reviled guys in the U.S. of A.," has a new idea. A children's clothing line. According to Women's Wear Daily, K-Fed was in Las Vegas to check out the Project trade sho...

Obamas Pick A Dog

The suspense is over! The most important issue facing our nation will soon come to a close! Drum roll, please... Michelle Obama has revealed that she wants a Portuguese Water Dog. Obama told People Magazine that it was down to either that or a ...

Barack Obama faces school choice issue - this time, at home

Barack Obama has been busy this week making decisions about his White House staff in advance of January's inauguration. But the President- elect has also been consulting with the Mom-in-Chief about a hot-button issue: school. When the Obamas take ...

Obama's kids "earn" their White House puppy

Yay! We have a new president elect. And you know what that means, right? I'm sure you're focused, as I was, on all the talk of the economy, healthcare and the war. But there was one more little thing Obama addressed in his acceptance speech that I ...

The positive side of presidential politics

Welcome to Red Mom Blue Mom, ParentDish's special coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. Each Tuesday through November 4, columnists Rachel Campos-Duffy (Red Mom) and Ada Calhoun (Blue Mom) will take on issues relevant to parents on both sid...

Candidates, campaigns, and core values

Welcome to Red Mom Blue Mom, ParentDish's special coverage of the 2008 Presidential election. Each Tuesday through November 4, columnists Rachel Campos-Duffy (Red Mom) and Ada Calhoun (Blue Mom) will take on issues relevant to parents on both sides ...

Levi Johnston dishes about fatherhood, marriage, and Barack Obama

Levi Johnston wants to set the record straight about a few things: he's not being forced to marry Bristol Palin, he's not being bossed around by the McCain campaign, and he thinks Barack Obama "seems like a good guy." But he'll be pulling for John Mc...

PD*Poll: How big a deal should we make of eighth grade graduation?

In a time when American schools seem to be failing students in so many ways, celebrating the students who finish and graduate would appear to be a good thing. After all, as parents we all know that positive reinforcement is the key to raising success...

Barack Obama's daughter boycotts (Paris) Hilton Hotels

Presidential hopeful Barack Obama and his family spend a lot of time these days in hotel rooms. Their campaign travels take them all over the country, but one place Obama's 9-year-old daughter won't go is a Hilton Hotel. Obama tells Tyra Banks that M...

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