How Michelle Obama Made Me a Bad Mother

The first lady’s all about work-life balance. But for one working mother/journalist, being part of the East Wing press corps meant that her personal work-life balance got thrown out of whack.

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"Hey Mom! Where are you?"

"At Arlington Cemetery."

"What are you doing there?

"Well, Michelle Obama has a program here on women in the military, and I'm writing about it."

"What do you want me to do?"

"Honey, you are going to have to walk home."

"But it's cold."

"I know."

"And my face is cold."

"I'm sorry."

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