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White House Life is 'Wonderful,' Says First Grandma

First Lady Michelle Obama's mother has settled into her new digs and discovered that living with her granddaughters, Malia, 11, and Sasha, 8, in the White House is "wonderful." The revelation came from a beaming Marian Robinson, 71, after she gave...

White House Aides Missing out on Family Time

The Obamas have family time at the White House, but they're the only ones. Photo: The Official White House Photo Stream, Flickr
Having trouble balancing work life and family? Just be glad you don't work in the White House. White House aides...

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 Puppy Gets His Own Beanie Baby

First Dog Bo is too happy living his life as a pampered family pet to realize how famous he is. Famous enough, in fact, to earn his own place in Beanie Baby history. Ty, Inc. released a stuffed version of the pup, a Portuguese Water Dog. And while Bo...

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....

Tooth Fairy, Chandra Wilson, and Brain Injury Signs - Links We Love

Got a kid who's misbehaving? Could be a sign that what they need is not more punishment, but more love. -- PBS Supersisters Formula is expensive, that's for sure. But a leading pediatrician reminds parents that it's better for baby when you buy...

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...

Obamas Read to DC Kids

Thanks to a surprise visit from President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, some Washington, D.C. second-graders had a very, very good answer to the question, "What did you do in school today?" The Obamas stopped in at Capital City...

Daniel Radcliffe Invites Obama Girls to Hogwarts!

How cute is this: Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the title character in the Harry Potter film franchise, has invited President Obama's daughters to visit Hogwarts! In an interview with the Daily Beast website, Daniel has offered to give Sasha, seven and...

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...

Autism Screening On Obama's Health Agenda

Autism screening and funding for treatment of the disease is high on President Barack Obama's agenda for the nation's health, and is the only disease or disorder called out on his new website, Whitehouse.gov, taking precedence even over cancer and...

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...

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