Tag Archive | "Michelle Obama"

You’re More Than a Guest in the First Lady’s Seating Box

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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The White House just released the list of guests who will be joining Michelle Obama in the traditional First Lady’s Seating Box for the State of the Union address. There are always some Americans invited whose stories are personally compelling …

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Is “Mom-in-Chief” a Good Example for Our Daughters?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

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When did women get to the point where they have to declare themselves moms above all else in order to be perceived as acceptable to the public? We heard it again and again and again at the presidential nominating conventions.…

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“Cult of Mom” Politics

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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  Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz each have two things in common. They were featured speakers at the Democratic National Convention and they’re moms. I’m not bringing up their motherhood status because I think it’s important. They …

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Michelle Obama’s Miami School Visit Subversive?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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  Stay in school! Graduate from high school! Register to vote! These are the subversive messages the Obamas have been trying to get into our children’s schools! Remember a couple of years ago when some super conservative Americans …

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Michelle Obama Tells Her Girls to “Get Tough.” Should We Tell Our Kids the Same?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Tweens are steeped in the world of slights and hurt feelings. Wear the wrong head band to school, and your day could be ruined by one small comment. Someone says they hate you, but the next day they’re all …

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4 Ways Michelle Obama Should Celebrate Her Birthday

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Happy birthday, Michelle Obama! Turning 48?  Hey, you’re still just a youngster! You know what they say — 48 is the new 28. If you’re even a little bit like me, though, at 48 you see can see that big …

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Jodi Kantor Looks at “The Obamas” as Parents

Friday, January 13, 2012

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The just-released, best-selling book “The Obamas“  written by New York Times correspondent Jodi Kantor is getting a lot of push back from the White House in connection with her reporting of Mrs. Obama’s interactions with the President’s …

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Why I Want to Read “The Obamas”

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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I wasn’t lucky enough to get an early peek at “The Obamas,” the just-released book about the First Couple and their family, how they’ve fared living inside the Washington, D.C beltway, and the impact their experiences have had …

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Michelle Obama’s Sneaky Target Outing

Thursday, October 6, 2011

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So many women, regardless of party affiliation, are fans of Michelle Obama’s fashion sense.  Sure there are some haters, but the First Lady gets tons of attention for her shopping savvy, style choices and updated Jackie Kennedy flair. But no …

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Political Sleight of Hand

Friday, March 4, 2011

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Michelle Obama is fat. Wisconsin protesters are slobs. Natalie Portman’s out-of-wedlock pregnancy is “troubling,” but Bristol Palin’s, not so much? If Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker doesn’t get his way, he’s going to stomp his feet and …

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“Fat” Michelle Obama: The New Conservative Political Retort

Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Two years into their stay at the White House, the Obamas must be resigned to the fact that no matter what they do, they’re going to get blasted by the right. But I have to believe that Michelle Obama thought …

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PunditMom’s Reads of the Week

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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While I’m off having slightly less than a “pound of flesh” removed by the dermatologist, here’s some thought-provoking reading for you: Don’t count out Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Before she was shot in the head in the Tucson shooting spree at …

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