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.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.
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.
As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother.
A grandma's name is little less in love than is the doting title of a mother.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.
My grandma's the most careful, safe driver in the world. You put her in a rental car, and she's doing doughnuts in the K-Mart parking lot!
Does Grandpa love to baby-sit his grandchildren? Are you kidding? By day he is too busy taking hormone shots at the doctor's or chip shots on the golf course. At night he and Grandma are too busy doing the cha-cha.
A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.
The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.
If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it!
We need to go back to the way it was 30 years ago, when everybody had Grandma and Grandpa, and we were willing to pass moral judgments about right and wrong.
Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.
Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck.
We believed in our grandmother’s cooking more fervently than we believed in God.
She seems to have had the ability to stand firmly on the rock of her past while living completely and unregretfully in the present.
Grandmotherhood initiated me into a world of play, where all things became fresh, alive, and honest again through my grandchildren's eyes. Mostly, it retaught me love.
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