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Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ~Author unknown


Grandmothers are just antique little girls. Grandfathers are just antique little boys. ~Author unknown


Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh proverb


Grandmother: A baby-sitter who watches the kids instead of the television set. ~Author unknown, 1960s


A house needs a grandma in it. ~Louisa May Alcott


Every grandfather is different, but a really good grandfather has a lot in common with all the other good grandfathers. Kindliness and cuddliness, stories and an inclination to take one's side. ~Pam Brown, To a Very Special Grandpa, 1994, helenexley.com


There's no place like home... except Grandma's. ~Author unknown


Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ~Author unknown


And it is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace. When a man's mother holds his child in her gladdened arms he is aware (with some instinctive sense of propriety) of the roundness of life's cycle; of the mystic harmony of life's ways. ~Christopher Morley


A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart. ~Author unknown


Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things. ~Author unknown


To become a grandparent is to enjoy one of the few pleasures in life for which the consequences have already been paid. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


There are two magic words to get what you want:  please and Grandma. ~Jeff Keane, Family Circus  [Dolly —tg]


It's good when we're out walking to hold your hand and to know that this same hand held Daddy's, when he was the same age as me. ~Pam Brown, To a Very Special Grandpa, 1994, helenexley.com


It's such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that's why the world calls her grandmother. ~Author unknown


If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. ~Italian proverb


Papa looked down at his grandson with twitching lips. ~Laura L. Livingstone (Herbert Dickinson Ward), Lauriel: The Love Letters of an American Girl, 1901


Elephants and grandchildren never forget. ~Andy Rooney


The best babysitters, 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. ~Dave Barry, "The First Six Months: Babysitters," Dave Barry's Babies and Other Hazards of Sex: How to Make a Tiny Person in Only 9 Months with Tools You Probably Have around the Home, 1984


To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word "boo." ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


Grandmas don't just say "that's nice" — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money's worth out of grandmas. ~Pam Brown, To a very special Grandmother, 1992, helenexley.com


The best place to be when you're sad is Grandpa's lap. ~Author unknown


I have a warm feeling after playing with my grandchildren. It's the liniment working. ~Author unknown


I love to play "hide and go seek" with my granddaughter. Although some days my goal is to find a hiding place where she can't find me until after high school. ~Gene Perret, Grandchildren are So Much Fun We Should Have Had Them First


Grandmother — a wonderful mother with lots of practice. ~Author unknown


A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. ~Author unknown


Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily. ~Author unknown


Grandmas and grandpas are grand-angels. ~Terri Guillemets, "Prescott summer," 1987


Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories, and love. ~Author unknown


The hands of little children have bones as delicate as a bird's — and they fit into a grandparent's grasp as snugly as a bird into its nest. ~Pam Brown, To a Very Special Granddaughter, 1993, helenexley.com


A garden of love grows in a grandmother's heart. ~Author unknown


A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. ~Author unknown


A grandma's heart is a patchwork of love. ~Author unknown


No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet. ~Author unknown


I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it I'd find the same set of grandkids. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


A grandparent pretends he doesn't know who you are on Halloween. ~Erma Bombeck, "Love Is a Grandparent," 1974


My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew. After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back, put her hands on her hips, and said in disbelief, "You mean you can do all that, but you can't play my Game Boy?" ~Author unknown



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