Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
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.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
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.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
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.
Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.
Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.
I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense.