Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama, Ellen DeGeneres surprise DC elementary school with new computer lab, 0K donation Hillary Clinton documentary to premiere at Sundance Obama issues statement praising Paul Volcker MORE took to social media to wish Americans a “Happy Thanksgiving” on Wednesday.

“From our family to yours, #HappyThanksgiving!” she tweeted. The post also featured a sunny photo of her along with her husband and children.

Former President Obama also tweeted a message to his 110 million followers earlier on Wednesday ahead of the holiday.


“Before arguing with friends or family around the Thanksgiving table, take a look at the science behind arguing better,” he tweeted. 

“And it'll never hurt to try this: ‘Listen to people, get them to think about their own experience, and highlight your common humanity,’” he added, citing a line from a recent article published by Vox titled “Most people are bad at arguing. These 2 techniques will make you better.”

This week marks the former first family's third Thanksgiving since leaving the White House.