There's no question about it: Grandparents are special, and grandparent quotes can help you sum up exactly what you want to say about this treasured relationship. Whether you remember your own Nana and Pops fondly—or are still lucky enough to spend time with them—or you're now a grandparent yourself, there's no shortage of emotion and love felt when it comes to this important bond.
Even if you just found out you're about to become a grandmother, your heart is probably already bursting at the thought, right? Grandparent-hood is by far one of the most beautiful, fulfilling times of life. You get to watch your own children become parents and help them navigate that strange, scary, and exciting journey. Most sons and daughters quickly gain a new respect and understanding for their own parents, and you're often the first phone call when that new mom or dad just isn't sure how to tackle a problem and needs some heartwarming advice from an expert.
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But the most special and gratifying relationship of all is that between grandparent and grandchild. You get to tell your grandkids stories, take them to fun places, sneak them their favorite treats or toys—and then drop them off at home when you need a break! It's all the fun of parenthood with much less responsibility—and that's a recipe for a glorious, cherished bond that will last a lifetime and beyond. But if you're ever having trouble putting how you feel into words...
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." -- Alex Haley
"Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being." -- Margaret Mead
"A child needs a grandparent, anybody's grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world." -- Charles and Ann Morse
"What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure." -- Gene Perret
"Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them." -- Rita Rudner
"Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels." -- Lexie Saige
"Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old." -- Mary H. Waldrip
"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." -- Lois Wyse
"Grandparents make the world ... a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer." -- Unknown
"Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever."-- Unknown
"God couldn't be everywhere, so he made grandparents." -- Unknown
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