Sometimes I am a little taken aback by just how much I love the First Family.
I’m sure some of it is just the stark contrast from the past eight years, but still, I can’t remember ever enjoying a presidential family this much. And I’m old.
That said, this week my crush on Michelle Obama reached a new level of giddiness.
Yes, my friends, that is our First Lady, chatting with Elmo about eating right, exercising regularly and being a role model for kids. Mrs. Obama taped the segment as a PSA for Sesame Workshop’s Healthy Habits For Life Initiative, a program to help parents and caregivers establish healthy habits in children.
Here’s a clip:
(You’ll find a longer version at sesamestreet.org.)
The First Lady loved the experience. In fact, at a gathering of the U.S. mission to the United Nations on Tuesday, after thanking the diplomats and federal employees for supporting the president’s new foreign policy, she said:
Seriously, could Michelle Obama possibly be any more adorable?