The Obamas have a young family of their own and were quick to share in the royal baby excitement! In an official statement, Barack and Michelle congratulate the royal family and offer inspiring words for the baby’s future.
The arrival of the royal baby is truly an international event — and not just in terms of our collective excitement! Kate Middleton and Prince William welcomed their first child on July 22, and President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama emphasized the important relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom in their congratulatory statement to the excited first-time parents.
Barack Obama Offers Congratulations To Kate Middleton & Prince William
The Obama family’s reaction to the royal baby’s birth reminds us all that while the baby boy’s surely adorable and lovable, he also represents history in the making. Barack offered the following statement from the White House in reaction to the exciting news, on behalf of his family:
Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of the birth of their first child. We wish them all the happiness and blessings parenthood brings. The child enters the world at a time of promise and opportunity for our two nations. Given the special relationship between us, the American people are pleased to join with the people of the United Kingdom as they celebrate the birth of the young prince.
Michelle took to Twitter to send her own regards — coming from a mom!:
Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son! Being a parent is the best job of all. -mo
His Royal Highness is coming into the world at a time full of changes and advancements — which he will surely be a wonderful part of!
Hillary Clinton Congratulates Royal Couple
Hillary Clinton also sent her regards from America from an experienced mom’s perspective:
Congratulations from across the pond to the Duke and Duchess! Wishing you the best of luck and a bit of advice: It Takes a (Royal) Village!
Prime Minister David Cameron Also Welcomes Royal Baby
The royal baby is being welcomed around the world, but there’s no doubt that the most excitement is coming from back home in the United Kingdom. “Best wishes to them, a very exciting occasion and the whole country is excited with them. So, everyone’s hoping for the best,” British Prime Minister David Cameron told BBC.
What do YOU think HollyMoms? Are YOU so excited that the baby is here?
— Kristine Hope Kowalski