Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
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.
My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.
I didn't realize until I was older what a huge music fan my daddy really was, and actually that my grandma played banjo at one time, and I didn't even know that until a year or two ago.
If Charlton Heston can have a constitutional right carry a rifle, why can't grandma have a constitutional right to health care?
Cancer has been unfortunately in my life. My mom's best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer. Both of my grandmas had cancer. I recently lost a friend to cancer.
A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. If your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma.
I have to tell you that June Cleaver had a job in 'The New Leave It to Beaver.' She did. Sure, she was a council woman. She went to work. She wasn't a sit-at-home grandma. She went out, got a job.
On the other hand, I don't understand the enthusiasm for everything in the antique shop that Grandma threw out. There, the sense of quality has declined; otherwise Grandma wouldn't have thrown it out.
Carson is an old family name, though my grandma used to watch Johnny all the time and was crazy about him.
But in the east the sky was pale and through the gray woods came lanterns with wagons and horses, bringing Grandpa and Grandma and aunts and uncles and cousins.
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.
Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas - that's what my grandma taught me.
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
Yes, I always remember my dad's, mom's and my grandma's perfumes.
I thought grandmothers had to like you. It’s a law or something.
Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.
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