In public, their life is anything but typical.
But behind the closed doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, things remain surprisingly normal for America's First Family.
In a candid interview with iVillage recently, 'mom-in-chief' Michelle Obama gave an insight into the day-to-day running of her home in the White House.
And it's clear that much of it revolves around her daughters.
"They're terrific girls, they're poised and they're kind and they're curious," Michelle said of Malia, 13, and Sasha, ten.
"And like any mother, I am just hoping I don't mess them up!".
Most important to Michelle is that her children are able to