It goes without saying, Chelcie was overwhelmed and over-awed by the moment. Speaking to Because of them we can, she said:
To have the First Black President ever to initiate holding our daughter, let alone kissing her on the forehead, has to be one of the most pivotal moments of any parents life.
For our little girl to be in the hands of a man that is so influential, yet still so humble, and allowing her to experience something many will never get to experience is a blessing from God within itself. It’s just one of those things that’s just indescribable.
She then added:
This memory is one she will listen to for many years to come, as well as have for the rest of her life.
As parents, we plan to share this monumental moment with our daughter through pictures, stories, and instilling in her who exactly he is and was before her time.
These are memories for her all while being able to live in a place Barack Obama calls home, Hawaii. Furthermore, I pray one day my daughter appreciates and understands the magnitude of what she was able to experience.
The former president also revealed to Paisleigh's father Joseph that he loved having daughters: