Reluctant to stay at the White House, Melania Trump is finding it easier to perform her official duties as the First Lady from Trump Tower in New York. On her visit to a local hospital on Thursday, she read out inspirational messages from a book by Dr. Seuss to children from the pediatric ward. She chose to honor Theodor Seuss Geisel, a renowned American who wrote children's books as Dr. Seuss, by spending quality time with these kids on National Read Across America Day.

Currently, Melania stays with her 10-year-old son Barron in New York, and she was quite at home with these children reading from one of Barron’s and her favorite classics “Oh! The Things You Can Do That Are Good For You.” A small group of photographers and reporters covered her visit following her to a bright-colored playroom where children in hospital clothes assembled to listen to the First Lady. She read and encouraged them to do the same.

Melania Trump knows children need motivation

Reading aloud to this attentive group of children, Melania Trump began with the inspirational message, “You’ll be famous as famous can be with the whole wide world watching you win on TV,” her favorite piece of writing from one of Dr. Seuss’ classics. Children can look up to her for motivation, and she has appointed a social secretary even before hiring senior aides to handle communications and press releases.

Earlier on Tuesday, she paid a surprise visit to a public school in Washington, spending over an hour with students pursuing higher education through its vocational program. Melania is obviously trying to initiate programs for children using the resources as her disposal.

One of the initial programs she has planned is a cyber-bullying cell. However, her son Barron obviously needs her to be with him more often, and for the time being Melania is reaching out to children whenever she can, operating from her penthouse in Trump Tower, New York.

The First Lady makes her presence felt in New York

Dressed in black pants and a royal blue sweater, Melania Trump did have a changed look with a shorter haircut. She took her time at the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center posing for photographs with the children from the pediatric ward. The visit went on smoothly with a small motorcade accompanying her to the hospital, which was around 2.5 km away from Trump Tower.

After she finished reading out to the children, she gave the book to a young girl from the gathering and asked her to develop the reading habit. Her visit to two children's hospitals this week suggests she will focus her efforts on children's programs up until she has a full staff to help her when she stays in the East Wing of the White House.

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