When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.
Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.
Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.
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!
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.
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.
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.
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first.
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.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense.
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.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.
Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.