Friday, September 4, 2009

Quotes about Grandparents...

A co-worker, Cheryl, sent these to me while I was in Australia. I want to share them with you... (isn't Savvy cute?)

What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure. ~Gene Perret

Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh Proverb

A child needs a grandparent, anybody's grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world. ~Charles and Ann Morse

What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies. ~Rudolph Giuliani

Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents,siblings, spouses, friends - and hardly ever our own grown children. ~Ruth Goode

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ~Pam Brown

We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me. ~Phyllis Theroux

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. ~Marcy DeMaree

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever. ~Author Unknown

Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels. ~Lexie Saige

A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. ~Author Unknown

If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first. ~Lois Wyse

They say genes skip generations. Maybe that's why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable. ~Joan McIntosh

Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being. ~Margaret Mead

Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents. ~Gene Perret

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ~Proverb

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old. ~Mary H. Waldrip

An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly. ~Gene Perret

The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. ~Sam Levenson, You Don't Have to Be in "Who's Who" to Know What's What

Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love. ~Author Unknown

The best place to be when you're sad is Grandpa's lap. ~Author Unknown

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ~Alex Haley

Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet. ~Gene Perret

It's amazing how grandparents seem so young once you become one. ~Author Unknown

Grandparents are similar to a piece of string - handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren. ~Author Unknown

One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather. ~Joy Hargrove

A garden of Love grows in a Grandmother's heart. AuthorUnknown
Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS. ~Gene Perret


  1. Thanks for the Grandparents quotes, only read a couple but I'll stop back for more.
    We love it here in the fall - football, cool God blessed evening air, the team even prays before the game. John Denver should have visited Alabama before he wrote that song "Almost Heaven, Alabama". Have a great weekend, JDW

  2. The Grandparent quotes are true. Nothing compares
    to being a Grandparent OR a Great-Grandparent.

  3. Savvy looks so alert and beautiful for being less than 2 months.