Grandmas can shed the yoke of responsibility, relax and enjoy their grandchildren in a way that was not possible when they were raising their own children. And they can glow in the realisation that here is their seed of life that will harvest generations to come.
-- Erma Bombeck
Families need families. Parents need to be parented. Grandparents, aunts, and uncles are back in fashion because they are necessary.
-- T. Berry Brazelton
Grandparents who want to be truly helpful will do well to keep their mouths shut and their opinions to themselves until these are requested.
-- T. Berry Brazelton
Grandparents are God's gifts to children.
-- Bill Cosby
Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.
-- Allan Frome
A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.
-- Florence King
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
-- Doug Larsen
When a child is born, so are grandmothers.
-- Judith Levy
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
-- Abraham Lincoln
Something magical happens when parents turn into grandparents. Their attitude changes from “money-doesn’t-grow-on-trees” to spending it like it does.
-- Paula Linden and Susan Gross
My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great- grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop.
-- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The closest friends I have made all through life have been people who also grew up close to a loved and living grandmother or grandfather.
-- Margaret Mead
Children's children are the crown of old men ...
-- Proverbs 17:16a
The gray head is a crown of glory ...
-- Proverbs 16:31a
If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one.
-- Hannah Whitall Smith
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
A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.
-- Author Unknown
No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet.
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