Melania Trump unveils 'Be Best' initiative to help kids

Melania Trump unveils 'Be Best' initiative to help kids

Melania Trump will announce her eagerly awaited formal platform Monday during a Rose Garden event, almost 16 months into her tenure as first lady.

The Post reported the "persistent rumor" that Trump's wife was not living in the White House despite forceful denials from the first lady's staff. Her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham informs the method of CNN Trump will soon be a multi-pronged.

The first lady wakes in her own bedroom a bit later, according to two close friends of the Trumps. Some thing unique though: "She's not narrowed down her platform to just a single topic since has been done previously", Grisham said.

"Mrs. Trump wishes to help the next generation by creating change through awareness on a variety of issues that affect children", she said.

The first lady made headlines for her compassionate reaction when one of the children accidentally spilled his drink. But too often, it is used in negative ways.

Since her husband's inauguration, Melania has had to endure reports that she never wanted to be first lady, as well as revelations about her husband's alleged affairs and payoffs to other women.

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"I do believe that children should be both seen and heard, and it is our responsibility as adults to educate and remind them that when they are using their voices - whether verbally or online - they must choose their words wisely and speak with respect and compassion", the first lady said.

Mrs. Trump has a 12-year-old son, Barron, and has expressed her interest in children through numerous visits to hospitals and schools.

At the White House, Melania and Donald Trump often don't eat dinner together, insiders told the Washington Post.

And in March, Trump convened a group of leaders from various tech companies, including Twitter, Facebook, Google and Snaphat, to talk about children and internet safety, including cyberbullying and positivity in social media.

The first lady plans said she will travel as part of the initiative. "She seems to sort of roll with whatever occurs, and the fact that she's going to get this initiative rolled out and finally moving seems to say to me that she's going to be focused on the good that she can accomplish while she's in the White House", she said.

First ladies have traditionally chosen a social issue to promote, such as Laura Bush's literacy campaign, or Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative and her championing of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. "I have been criticized for my commitment to tackling this issue and I know that will continue, but it will not stop me from doing what I know is right".

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