How can you not love this woman? The First Lady is on the cover of the April edition of Vogue Magazine. Mrs. Obama along with the President open up about their goals for the 2nd term along with more personal items like their marriage and parenting skills. The article was pretty interesting and included a couple of new tidbits that we haven’t heard before. Below are a couple of my favorite quotes.
FLOTUS comments on Pres. Obama’s cool demeanor: “That was one of the things I was worried about: How would politics affect this very decent, genuine, noble individual? And there is just something about his spirit that allows all that stuff to stay on the outside.”
Pres. Obama comments on FLOTUS: “There’s no doubt I’m a better man having spent time with Michelle. I would never say that Michelle’s a better woman, but I will say she’s a little more patient.”
From Valerie Jarrett: “They had a very good marriage going in, but it strengthened it because, well, it’s tested it. He has had some really, really tough moments in the White House, and the fact that his partner in this journey has been so steadfastly in his corner and never wavered, it teaches you every day to appreciate what you have. When you’ve had a really tough day and had to make the kinds of literally life-and-death decisions that he’s had to make in the Oval Office, to come home and know you’re safe and that your children are being well taken care of and you feel totally nurtured. . . . We joke about this: He goes home for dinner and no one’s interested in his day. They want to talk about their day. And that is such a relief. And she manages that for him.”
Also on of my all-time favorite quotes from the First Lady and a habit that I am trying to instill in my own life: ”…I’ve made changes in my life, it’s just sort of stepping back and seeing a change not as something to guard against but as a wonderful addition . . . that can make life fun and unexpected. Oftentimes, it’s the way we react to change that is the thing that determines the overall experience. So I’ve learned to let go and enjoy it and take it in and not take things too personally.”
The new edition will be on stands on March 26!