As she transitions into her role as First Lady, we are eager to watch
and report on all things Michelle Obama. What issues will she focus on? How will she ease her daughters into life in the White House? And what about the
First Granny? Shari MacDonald Strong, editor of The Maternal is Political and a senior editor at Literary Mama along with Kuae Mattox, Emmy nominated journalist, former editor-in-chief of Black Family Today and National Director of Media Relations for Mocha Moms will keep you posted on all things Michelle Obama.
Well it didn’t take long, did it? Just days after the Obamas pulled the moving van up to the White House, the fashion police tried to zero in for the kill…We loved the yellow inauguration dress. Ooh, that off the shoulder white dress just didn’t work. What’s the designer’s name anyway? more
It was just past 4:30am the morning of January 20th and my three children were standing before me, groggy eyed, as I helped them pull on the layers. Thin socks, thermal socks, long underwear, layering tops, sweatpants, snow boots, down jackets. Hats, check. Gloves, check. Scarves, check. “We’re going to see Barack Obama today. He’s going to be our new president!,” my five year old daughter Evan declared. “Mommy, is he going to come talk to us?” more
When Michelle Obama sought her pre-First-Lady position as community affairs director at the University of Chicago Hospitals, she was still breastfeeding, so brought along then-infant daughter Sasha to the interview. more