119 Grandmother Quotes
Let these Grandmother quotes remind you of the role a Grandmother
plays in the lives of our children. A Grandmother is one whom loves us,
and gives us fond memories and is always there for us.
Whether you call her Nana, Grammie,
Grandma, or Granny she is a special person!
- Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.
My Grandmother was always encouraging me to set goals and work
hard to achieve them. She would tell me not to be a follower and not
to set limits on what I could achieve. She truly believed that there
were no limits that you could achieve whatever you wanted.
Catherine Pulsifer, Do Not Limit Yourself
Words of Encouragement
My grandmother always encouraged teamwork, not just in the sports she
played with us but in all aspects of life. She said being part of a team is
like being part of life!
The advice from someone at the very end of their life is much different
from someone in the middle
David Romanelli, Life Lessons from the Oldest and Wisest
To all of the grandmothers who make the world more gentle, more tolerant and more safe for our children. Never doubt your importance.
Mary-Lou Rosengren, The Grand Embrace
Make A Difference
If you are lucky enough to have your grandmother with you, sit and talk
with her sometime. Ask her big questions, like what's the secret to a happy
marriage, and little ones,
like when was the first time she put on lipstick.
Erin Bried, How to Sew a Button
As I gazed in awe at my newborn granddaughter, all I could think about was the wonder of God’s handiwork.
Margaret Lang, Chicken Soup for the Grandma's Soul
Many of my friends were grandmothers and, without exception, they
said, "Until you become a grandmother, you can't understand how it feels."
Barbara LoMonaco, Grandmothers: 101 Stories of Love, Laughs, and Lessons from Grandmothers and Grandchildren
But most important, young at heart - much younger in our lifestyles than
most of our grandparents were at the same age.
Georgia Witkin, The Modern Grandparent's Handbook
When a child is born, so are grandmothers.
Quote of the Day
Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, “Smile, Grandma!” I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap.
Our grandmother didn't like the word retirement, she said life is for living not for
So what do I really know about being a grandmother? Well, I remember
what I didn't like as a child. I also loved being a Mom, but I have to tell you
that being a
grandmother has brought a whole new side of life - the fun side -to me.
Janet Steele, Great Ideas For Grandparents
A house needs a grandma in it.
Louisa May Alcott
Most of us base our certainties about grandmotherhood on what our own grans were like or our own mums. So if we don’t instantly feel we match up, it’s probably because we have a certain blueprint in our minds.
Flic Everett, Help! I'm a Granny
Yes, we are, gulp, older and, sadly, tire more easily, but being a grandmother today can be a sweet and wonderful experience, and
many of us have the time and love to give.
Angela Bowen, Today's Grandmother
Being a mother and grandmother, my maternal instinct made me want
to do for my
associates what every mother wants to
do for her children - what's best for them.
Mary Kay Ash, The Mary Kay Way
Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.
One friend came up with the name "Glam-ma", short for Glamorous Grandmother. I loved it!
Carol L. Covin, Who Gets to Name Grandma?
Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection.
The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts.
Bryna Nelson Paston
I want a world where my grandchildren (who are wonderfully diverse)
are welcomed and valued for who they are and what they can contribute,
in the workplace and elsewhere. It is a wish that many of us share.
Trudy Bourgeois, Courageous Conversations
When we were young, many of us had wise elders in our lives.
Early in my life, like many of you, I encountered wise older people who
seemed to know something about life. They may have been grandparents,
an aunt or an uncle, or a mentor. Likely there was some older person in
our life who we sensed had found 'it'.
John Izzo, Ph D., The five secrets you must discover before you die
There's no place like home except Grandma's.
Becoming a grandmother turns the page. Line by line you are rewritten. You are tilted off your old center, spun onto new turf. There’s a faint scent of déjà vu from when you raised your own
children, but this place feels freer.
Lesley Stahl, Becoming Grandma
Grandmother - a wonderful mother with lots of practice.
In some Native American societies, tribal leaders consulted
a council of grandmothers
before making any major decisions that
would affect the whole community.
Carol Schaefer, Grandmothers Counsel the World
On a deeper note, being a grandmother provides you with an opportunity
to help your grandchild gain a sense of who he or she really is.
Deborah Williams, Linda A. Johnson, How To Talk To Your Kids and Grandkids
As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother.
Funny Quotes about Life
Parent-child relationships are complex. Grandmother-grandchild relationships
are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.
Janet Lanese, Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes...No Two Are Alike
Imagine my surprise when I, as a sixty-two-year-old personal trainer
and avid cyclist who can ride a bike up the side of a mountain,
discovered that I was out of shape when I became a grandmother.
Valli Weiss, Are You Fit Enough to be a Grandmother?
Being an everyday grandmother has kept me young at heart, I know all the
newest fads and fancies. I am way hipper than most of my friends.
Trudy Jo Hahn Snader, The Blessings of Being An Everyday Grandmother
Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents
as sources of wisdom and security.
The coach, the counselor,
the cuddler, the friend,
the caregiver, the reconciler or the dazzler of sweet temptations are
all natural and becoming roles that this grandmother plays with the
skill of a master symphony director.
A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She's a wonderful combination of
warmth and kindness, laughter and love. She overlooks our faults,
encourages our dreams, and praises our every success.
Why had my grandfather gone to so much trouble to have my grandmother's
letters bound into a book so carefully and lovingly? Since no one ever spoke
about my grandmother around me, it had not occurred to me that my
grandfather truly cared for her. I held in my lap the history of their love affair,
something I had not acknowledged before.
Mary Ames Mitchell, The Search for My Abandoned Grandmother
For myself, one of the sweetest words I have ever heard is "Nana".
... to this day, I still continue the learning process to build upon the
foundational lessons from my grandmother. I combine her teachings
with the wisdom I glean from various sources...
Martha Mutomba, Lessons From My Grandmother
Grandmothers are sweet and special too, but you, my Grandma, are better than Pooh
The Christmas poems that you read me while sitting on your knee
Bring back happy memories. Days of young, days of care-free
You my Grandma will always be special to me.
So long as they had access to their grandchildren, grandmothers
wholeheartedly reported feelings of excitement and pleasure on
the arrival of a new
grandchild. For most, the wonder of the experience well
and truly compensated for any anticipated downsides.
Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas
Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
As one of the city grandchildren, I enjoyed the exuberant space she
created for us all. 'Granny's Sunday Sanctuary' was a haven for the
homesick, a family fortress, a place where you felt free to join in
whatever was happening or retreat to read on the back veranda.
Brenda Niall, Can You Hear the Sea?
Now, I'm not a grandmother yet, but I will be in a few months.
So I loved reading about the strength of grandmothers as well,
because they're the ones you turn to for all that unconditional love
and acceptance when you need it.
Amy Newmark, Chicken Soup for the Soul
Lynne Sharon Schwartz probes the nature of the love that
grandmothers feel toward their grandchildren and
concludes, "There's something suspiciously viral about the
condition: relentless, forceful, and all-consuming."
Barbara Graham, Eye of My Heart
There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth
for their grandchildren.
Janice Elliott-Howard, Being A Grandmother
Who has the tenderness of a mother?
Who has the wisdom of a schoolteacher?
Who has the tricks of the magician?
Who has the ability to see the world through a child's eye?
Who has the stories about Mum and Dad?
Who has always loved me no matter what I do?
Who has the songs to sing to me when I am blue?
Of course, it is my Grandma,
And I love you and you blessed my life!
I want to express my endless love and gratitude to my children ... and my
precious grandchildren ... Thank you for loving and believing in me,
and for making me the proudest mother and grandmother on earth.
You are my reason for living, and my greatest accomplishment.
I love you with everything that I am.
Ellen Marie Wiseman, The Life She Was Given
If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.
My own illiterate grandmother was an inspiration for me.
She was widowed very young with five small children and came
here from another country. She was fabulous and became
a business woman, raised her children, and was happy
because she was full of love. What a lady!!
Lynn Hubschman Woozie (Aka Grandmother) Wisdom
In today's world of complex family life, the place of grandmothers has shifted.
Still the one who can give care and
love unconditionally, they have to negotiate new relationships with
their now grown-up children, carefully treading the line between offering
help and interfering,
being useful yet not exploited, dealing with children who become
adolescents in a new digital age.
Dr Donald E Edgar
Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild.
My grandmother is my angel on earth. She is always looking out for me, she is always
there for me, she loves and cares for me in a very special way. An angel describes her best!
Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.
A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a
little bit best friend
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren,
I'd have had them first.
A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.
... as all of us already know, grandmothers are natural nurturers.
Our grandchildren sense that. They run to us for love, a listening ear, a hug.
As they grow older, they turn to us for sympathy and encouragement
and advice. We have the wonderful opportunity to show God's love to
our grandchildren by talking with them, spending time with them, praying
for them, and sharing God's Word with them. Nurturing our grandchildren
in a variety of ways is both a blessing and a calling from God.
Doris Rikkers, The Inspiring Grandmother
I looked up to Gramie, she always was there for me; no matter what challenge
I was facing she shone her positive attitude on it.
My Gramie was truly an inspiring and influential person in
Grandmother I am thinking of you
The one who is true
Always there for me
No matter what you see
A friend I can count on you
More than you know.
Thanks for all you do.