The first lady visited children at a New York City hospital, talked to students at a Washington D.C. charter school and spoke with survivors of domestic violence in Florida. "It has always been my belief that a nurturing and positive environment is vital to the health and well-being of all children", CNN quoted her as saying.
The first lady allegedly earned more than $20,000 (£16,000) in the seven weeks before she acquired legal permission to work.
A young boy who presented a painting got a huge hug, she happily exchanged markers for a coloring session, and she knelt down in front of a young patient battling leukemia, murmuring words of encouragement.
As President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office, first lady Melania Trump is just getting comfortable in her new role.
"She gave an answer, and she's cool", he said about his daughter.
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Owuanibe shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick. Ultimately, Williams falls squarely into the category of a high-risk, high-reward pick. "It was a little hectic".
The US press often portrays her and Jared as moderating influences over a president hot to temper, but there has been little evidence that their assumed progressive views have tempered policy decisions. "She's participated in key events, hosting the 179th annual White House Easter Egg Roll and welcoming governors and spouses at the formal Governors Ball".
The learning curve has been steep.
Melania, a 47-year-old former model from Slovenia and Trump's third wife, is the first foreign-born first lady in two centuries. Most recently, she has focused on women's empowerment and access to education. It was the third straight day of public events for the first lady, who has spent much of her time in private - and in NY rather than Washington.
President John F. Kennedy asked Mellon, who passed away in 2014, to redesign the White House Rose Garden during a Cape Cod picnic. First ladies dating to Bess Truman have visited the hospital at Christmastime, and some have supported Children's National in other ways, too.
It's still unclear when she will make her final move to the white house, but there are signs that the wheels are in motion, the official white house interior decorator, appointed by Melania, continues to make the house a home for the Trumps.