Not being a grandparent (and in no hurry to become one since we’re still enjoying the wedding phase), I realized I missed Grandparent’s Day when I started seeing so many pictures on Facebook of school events celebrating grandparents this week.
I didn’t realize as a child how lucky I was to know all four of my grandparents and six of my eight great grandparents. I took it for granted that every child was surrounding by grandparents.
Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. ~ Unknown
A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. ~Author Unknown
There’s no place like home… except Grandma’s. ~Author Unknown
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ~Ogden Nash
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ~Proverb
The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap. ~Author UnknownIf you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can. ~Regina BrettThe reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam LevensonIf nothing is going well, call your Grandmother. ~Italian ProverbThe idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren. ~Doug LarsonGrandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet. ~Gene PerretGrandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins. ~Joyce AllstonGrandparents make the world…a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer. ~author unknown