Don't miss your chance to check out the 2013 holiday decorations and learn about how it all came together. Apply for the #WHHoliday Social at wh.gov/social-apply.
"While very few of us will ever encounter the kind of discrimination and brutality that Nelson Mandela endured, all of us can learn important lessons from his struggle. We can learn about the importance of standing up for what you believe in, no matter what the cost. We can learn about how, with sel
We will forever draw strength and inspiration from Nelson Mandela's extraordinary example of moral courage, kindness, and humility. -mo
The Obamas' first Christmas at the @WhiteHouse. #ThrowbackThursday #tbt
The First Lady and Bo welcome military families for the first look of the @WhiteHouse holiday decorations. #WHHoliday
🎄Behind the scenes🎄 Volunteers help decorate the White House for the holidays. #WHHoliday
So humbled to meet SEIU's Eliseo Medina. Thank you for your dedication and leadership. We're with you and all those who #Fast4Families. –mo
Special delivery! The First Lady welcomes the official White House Christmas Tree at the North Portico.
This Thanksgiving, let's give thanks for all our brave men & women in uniform and their families. We're so grateful for your sacrifice. -mo
"This Thanksgiving, I’m feeling tremendously thankful for our military families.” –The First Lady in TIME
People "told me that I shouldn't reach that high, that I didn't have what it would take to get into a school like Princeton. But I ignored the naysayers. I got myself together. I focused on my applications." —The First Lady on the importance of education
Tune in! FLOTUS will be on BET's 106 & Park tonight at 6:00pm EST talking about education with Bow Wow and Keshia.
'When you hire a veteran, you're not just giving a highly qualified employee the chance to help your company succeed. You're giving one more American hero the chance to keep on serving his or her country.' -- The First Lady at Disney's first-ever Veterans Institute workshop
The First Lady meeting with students and faculty at Bell Multicultural High School after participating in a conversation with students on the power of education hosted by BET's @keshiachante and @Jeffsnation
"No matter what path you choose, no matter what dreams you have, you have got to do whatever it takes to continue your education after high school...And once you've completed your education, you'll have the foundation you need to build a successful life."
-The First Lady participating in a conversat
The First Lady backstage with BET's Jeff Johnson and Keshia Chante before her conversation with the college class of 2020 at Bell Multicultural High School.
"If you own your education and you don't let any excuses get in your way, no obstacle block you, then I guarantee you can achieve anything that you put your mind to." —The First Lady to students at a careers in film symposium at the @WhiteHouse
You don't want to miss this: President Obama, the First Lady, Bo, and Sunny surprise guests at the @WhiteHouse. #WHToursAreBack
“I wish you all and all your loved ones a Happy Diwali & Saal Mubarak.” —First Lady Michelle Obama at the @WhiteHouse Diwali celebration
Today, White House tours re-opened to the public. Check out a special message from the First Lady and tune in for a special surprise --> WH.gov/Surprise
#HappyHalloween from President Obama and the First Lady! #TrickOrTreat
Sesame Street's Elmo and Rosita joined the First Lady and local school kids at the @whitehouse for the fall garden harvest.
"It's about showing our kids that healthy food can be fun" —FLOTUS on a new commitment from Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association
We're busy getting ready to welcome more than 5,000 kids to trick-or-treat at the @WhiteHouse on #Halloween! #Pumpkins
On Friday, the First Lady and Dr. Biden welcomed the 2013 USO Service Member Honorees to the @WhiteHouse.
Tonight, the @WhiteHouse is lit pink in honor of #BreastCancerAwareness Month, and the millions of families who feel its impact every day.
Don't miss your chance to attend an @Instagram Meetup in the @WhiteHouse Garden. Apply at wh.gov/social. #WHInstaMeet
Thank you to Malala Yousafzai for her incredible work on behalf of girls education in Pakistan.
Drinking more water is an easy choice that everyone can make. Look who's drinking up at the @WhiteHouse! #DrinkH2O
"Whenever I talk to young people, particularly here in the U.S., I urge them to pour everything they have into their education." —The First Lady at a luncheon for the spouses of UN leaders
Happy 40th anniversary of the Battle of the Sexes tennis match, when Billie Jean King made all us women proud!
Thanks to Principal Mantei, Mayor David, Student Body President Mitch Port and all of Watertown, WI for hosting a great launch for Drink Up -a new campaign to encourage everyone to #DrinkH2O!
Today, the First Lady is in Watertown, WI with @EvaLongoria to spread the word — drinking water is you at your best. Drink up! #DrinkH2O
Join the First Lady in virtual cheers with H2O! Raise your glass of water and share photos with #DrinkH2O.
The First Lady surprised kids from military families with cookies shaped like Sunny—the Obamas' new puppy.
"Thank you to all of our military families." —The First Lady at a USO service event #911Day
"We need to get our kids moving before, during and after school." —The First Lady with @theretireddroneal at a Let's Move Active Schools event at Orr Elementary in Washington, D.C.
The First Lady honored civil rights leader Whitney Young as part of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington—so obviously we needed to show you her yearbook photo from Whitney Young Magnet High School: at.wh.gov/oo4Vu
#TBT #ThrowbackThursday #MLKDream50
Today, we honor all who held fast to their dream for America. Let’s continue that march and do our part to change history. –mo #MLKDream50
"I love the game of tennis...it's a great way to stay healthy, to stay fit. It's a lifelong sport." - The First Lady with players at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day at the #USOpen. #AAKD #LetsMove
A behind the scenes look just before the First Lady and @SerenaWilliams kick off Kids' Day at the #USOpen
The President and First Lady got to where they are today because scholarships and student loans gave them a shot at a great education. Let's make sure every kid in America gets that chance. #MakeCollegeAffordable #ThrowbackThursday #TBT
So excited to introduce the newest member of the Obama family—our puppy, Sunny! wh.gov/meet-sunny —mo
Worth a read: The First Lady's Parade Magazine piece on Let's Move! and life at the @WhiteHouse. at.wh.gov/o1Zbn
We're loving all of your #LetsMoveGarden photos! Check out some of our favorites—including photos by @Rixae, @julieliljegren, @amygorrek, and @lbcrane.
The @WhiteHouse Kitchen Garden inspired Let's Move!, the First Lady's initiative to raise a healthier generation of kids. What's growing in your garden? Share photos with #LetsMoveGarden.
Join the First Lady and help @NatGeo reach a Guinness World Record for the largest online #animal photo album. www.greatnatureproject.org
Happy birthday, Barack! Your hair's a little grayer, but I love you more than ever. –mo
Fab four. #ThrowbackThursday #TBT