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Barack Obama Celebrates First Father's Day in the White House

In January, "Parade" magazine published a letter that Barack Obama wrote to his daughters, which was really a letter about his hopes for all of America's children. This Sunday, the President will celebrate his first Father's Day in the White...

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....

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...

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...

Parenting Like the Obamas - Do Your Kids Do Chores?

We all know that Barack and Michelle Obama don't spoil their girls -- Sasha and Malia only get $1 a week in allowance, for example, which is a lot less than the average weekly allowance for kids their ages ($4.10 and $7.18, respectively). The payout...

Sasha and Malia at Home in the White House

Moving is never easy. Leaving behind friends and all that is familiar to start over in a new environment is difficult enough for an adult, but for a child the experience can be downright overwhelming. When everything is new, from school to home to...

President Obama Complains About a Snow Day

The Chicago-grown Obama family have only lived in Washington, D.C. for a few weeks, but already they're noticing a few differences. Sidwell Friends, Malia and Sasha's school, was closed today for a snow day.
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Obama Baby Boom on the Horizon?

For some of us, the election of Barack Obama heralds the start of a new and better era, and his inauguration was symbolic of that new beginning. So what better way to celebrate than to get down and get funky? One commentator out of the U.K. believes...

After the Inauguration - Home at Last!

"No matter what you believe in your political affiliation or party, you have to respect the fact that we had a peaceful transition of power." You can find more of René's videos -- including additional footage from her trip to...

J. Crew Creates Custom Chic for the Obama Girls

Malia and Sasha Obama sure lucked out this week, thanks to the creative design team at J.Crew. Their outfits -- pink and coral for sassy Sasha, sapphire blue and black for mature Malia -- were perfect in every way. Coats, dresses, scarves and tights...

Sasha and Malia Get Advice From Bush Twins

Outgoing presidents traditionally leave a note in the Oval Office for the new Commander-in-Chief. Jenna and Barbara Bush wrote their own letter to the incoming First Kids, giving them a few heartfelt pointers on how to enjoy their new life in a...

President Obama - A Parent's Best Role Model

Okay, so there's that pesky economy to fix, the educational system to support, wars to be ended, a national reputation to be restored ... Barack Obama has a lot on his agenda now that he has officially been sworn in as President. There's one task he...

The First Dinner of the Rest of Your Life

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the recipe website Cookstr.com. You can read all of the Dishing...

Barack Obama's Inauguration - "It's Just Wonderful Today"

"I don't remember the sky ever being so blue or it being so brisk, it's just...wonderful today."
Rene Syler shares her impressions upon arriving in DC on Monday. She is covering Inauguration 2009 for ParentDish.com and BET. You can see...

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