By Laurel House
Michelle Obama is more than our First Lady; she is also actively making a statement of the importance of family and health- combined in fitness. In fact, on October 21 st at the Healthy Kids Fair on the White House lawn, she spoke to an audience of school children (plus a few adults) about the importance of exercise and how it contributes to the overall health of the family as a whole.
Sally Dinius, a mom, fitness expert and ExerciseTV blogger of CrazyBusy Mama's Get Fit Blog said "what really hit home with me was '…we want (our kids) to learn now how to lead good, healthy lifestyles so that they're not struggling to figure out how to do that when they're older.'" When this generation of parents were kids, living an active lifestyle was more natural and part of daily life, so there was less of an emphasis on healthy eating and exercise. Not so today.
This is why lots of moms, like Sally, say that "that is why I'm striving to instill in myRead More »from Michelle Obama- Our First Lady of Family, Health and Fitness (oh and of America...)