Malia Obama Safest Daughter at Lollapalooza

First Family at Yosemite National Park #regram @MichelleObamaAll weekend I have seen articles and social posts complaining that Malia Obama skipped the Democratic National Convention to go to Lollapalooza. “Doesn’t she take seriously her role as a First Daughter?” Never mind that her family has never wanted her or her sister to be forced into political roles. The President and First Lady have painstakingly worked to make sure that the First Daughters were, first and foremost, kids; free to grow and develop as naturally as one can living in a fishbowl. [Read more…]

My Millennial Son Adopts New Message, We Are Stronger TOGETHER

Stronger Together#FeelTheBern Now #ImWithHer @MissLori

Back before the Primaries my first time voting son, Skyler Nash, was “Feeling the Bern” and wanted me to feel it too. Now he’s Berning up for a different reason. [Read more…]

9th Annual WTTW Kids Miss Lori Concert Summer Tour

Let's DO Summer! #MissLoriConcert

Lather on your sunscreen, fill up your water bottle and polish your smile. It’s time to move, groove and grow with another WTTW Kids MissLoriConcert Summer tour.  It’s our NINTH year! [Read more…]

My Millennial Son Wants To Change My Vote From Hillary To Bernie

My Sons First Election, His Vote His Choice via @MissLori @SkyNash15

As parents we have a long list of things we want to teach our children before they embark on the world under their own power. Chief among those goals is that we teach our children to think critically for themselves. My eldest son is turning 18 next month,which qualifies him to vote in his first Presidential Election primary here in Illinois in a few weeks. [Read more…]

Fighting For My Daughter’s Right To Be Young, Gifted and Black

Fighting For Her Right To Be Gifted via @MissLori

Parenting my daughter’s mind has been like a tennis match, but half the time I’ve felt like I was playing without a racket. [Read more…]