Grandmothers always have time to talk and make you feel special.
I want to be the grandmother who plays inside and outside, experiencing
joy with each grandchild, according to his or her personality and interests.
Sharon Carpenter, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandparents
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do.
Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
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
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren,
I'd have had them first.
One only has to look at the vast assortment of birthday and
Mother's Day greeting cards to appreciate the depth of love
some hold for their grandmothers.
Angela Bowen, Today's Grandmother
A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all
of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.
A grandmother once said that children are the investments and
grandchildren the dividends.
Selma Berg, You'll Never Forget To Love Us!
If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one.
Hannah Whithall Smith
For myself, one of the sweetest words I have ever heard is "Nana".
Appreciation Quotes, Sayings, and Messages
"Grandmother" opens up a new world of change, challenge,
and celebration in a woman's life.
Rebecca Barlow Jordan, Day-votions for Grandmothers
Quotes about Change
Being a grandmother is the best - it can't be overrated.
Marty Norman, Generation G
If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.
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
When a child is born, so are grandmothers.
Quote of the Day
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
Grandmother - a wonderful mother with lots of practice.
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
There are grandmothers out there who would move heaven and earth
for their grandchildren.
Janice Elliott-Howard, Being A 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 , The Mary Kay Way
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.
Bryna Nelson Paston
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
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
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?
As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother.
Funny Quotes about Life
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
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.
... 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
So long as they had access to their grandchildren, grandmothers
wholeheartedly reported feelings of excitement and pleasure on
the arrival of a new
Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas
Every parent knows that children look at their grandparents
as sources of wisdom and security.
.... 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
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 pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.
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