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First Granny

Marian Robinson, Obama Mother-In-Law, Enjoying White House Life

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's mother-in-law lived her entire life in Chicago, so it was only natural that her move to the White House ca...

'First Granny' Marian Robinson Savors New Life, Busy Schedule In Washington

nytimes.com | RACHEL L. SWARNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Marian Robinson, President Obama's mother-in-law, moved into the White House "kicking and screaming," said her son, Craig Robinson. She had never live...

Marian 'First Granny' Robinson: I Have Always Looked Up To Michelle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is a role model for many people, including her mother. "Michelle has always been Michelle. And she has a...

The Obam-guration...Drinking Game!

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jilly Gagnon

During that most momentous of speeches, drink once for each: celebrity-in-audience sighting. Double up if his/her seat is bad. If you spot Alec Baldwin, pour a scotch. "Sip" heavily.

'First Granny' Marian Robinson To Join Family In White House: Confirmed (SLIDESHOW)

AP | LISA TOLIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

**Scroll down for slideshow** WASHINGTON — Get ready for the in-law in chief. President-elect Barack Obama's mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, i...

Big Momma Is In The (White) House

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yvonne R. Davis

Analyzed as part of the multi-generational black family, grandmothers have often served as both patriarch and matriarch, guiding the black family through the toils and crises of our time.

Why America Needs A First Grandmother

Amy Goyer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Goyer

The nation anxiously awaits the dawn of a new Camelot in Washington, as mothers and fathers look to Barack and Michelle Obama as a new model of vigoro...

Arianna On The Value of "First Granny" Moving Into the White House

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Inspired by the news that "First Granny" Marian Robinson is moving to Washington, Arianna reflected on the importance of having grandmothers be a part...

Former 'First Grannies' (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

As people wonder whether 'First Granny' Marian Robinson will join her family in the White House this January, we had to wonder about the other first g...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

My favorite story of the week was the news that Michelle Obama's mother will be coming to live with the first family in the White House -- there to help Malia and Sasha make the transition to a new school, new friends, and the presidential spotlight. As my own mother lived with us -- a soulful presence in my daughters' lives -- I know firsthand there is nothing like a Yaya (Greek for grandmother). "First Granny" Marian Robinson's White House move provides a powerful teachable moment for America, offering the perfect solution to both our nation's child care crisis, and the cultural black mark of abandoning our seniors in old age homes. You've been sending great suggestions for issues and guests for Rachel Maddow's show, which I'm guest hosting on Monday. Please keep submitting them in the comments section.

Will 'First Granny' Marian Robinson Move Into The White House? (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

There's been a lot of speculation that Michelle Obama's 71-year-old mother, Marian Robinson, will be moving to the White House with her family in Janu...