Obama shares tribute to Michelle to celebrate Mother's Day

Former President Obama on Sunday marked Mother’s Day by sharing a tribute to the “perfect role model,” former First Lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama setting up big bash to celebrate his 60th Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Jill Biden takes starring role at difficult Olympics MORE.

"Happy Mother's Day to the most caring, brilliant, funny, and grounded woman I know—a perfect role model not just for our daughters, but so many others," Obama said in a Facebook post accompanied by a picture of Michelle with their daughters Malia and Sasha. 

Michelle Obama also marked the holiday by paying homage to her mother, Marian Robinson, with a post on Twitter. 


"From an early age, my mom saw that I had a flame inside me and she never tempered it," Michelle Obama said of her mom. " Mom, thank you for kindling that fire within me, and for your example as a mother and a grandmother to our girls.

"We would never be who we are today without you."

President TrumpDonald TrumpCuban embassy in Paris attacked by gasoline bombs Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios Trump endorses Ken Paxton over George P. Bush in Texas attorney general race MORE wished Americans "Happy Mother's Day" in a Facebook post. First Lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpOnly Trump can fix vaccine hesitancy among his supporters Trump discussed pardoning Ghislaine Maxwell: book Jill Biden appears on Vogue cover MORE voiced the same message to her followers on Twitter. 

UPDATED 1:23 p.m.