Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.
Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.
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.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
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.
Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.
We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.
Young people need something stable to hang on to - a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.
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.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.