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Michelle Obama: 'I am having a ball'

First lady enjoys her ‘boring’ life, stay-at-home dates — and help from mom You would think that the pressures of the presidency and the intense public scrutiny that comes with living in the White House would be tough on a marriage. Not so, says first lady Michelle Obama. “We haven't found this to be stressful on our family,” Mrs. Obama told TODAY’s Matt Lauer in the second half of

First lady enjoys her ‘boring’ life, stay-at-home dates — and help from mom You would think that the pressures of the presidency and the intense public scrutiny that comes with living in the White House would be tough on a marriage. Not so, says first lady Michelle Obama. “We haven't found this to be stressful on our family,” Mrs. Obama told TODAY’s Matt Lauer in the second half of an extensive White House interview that aired Thursday. The first lady credited a number of factors for keeping the tension level down, starting with the fact that her mother is living with the family in the White House to help out. Then there’s all the staff she has, from housekeepers to chefs, to make daily life easier... Read the full story. Related stories: