Grandparents are a delightful blend


Sometimes these friendships are so overwhelmingly meaningful, it’s hard to put our feelings into words. If you’re having trouble, here are a few of our favorite grandparent quotes.

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

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

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” — Charles and Ann Morse

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

“Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them.” — Rita Rudner

“Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.” — Lexie Saige

“Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.” — Mary H. Waldrip

“A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.” — Lois Wyse

“Grandparents make the world… a little softer, a little kinder, [and] a little warmer.” — Unknown

“Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.” — Unknown


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