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10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day — 24 hours set aside to honor the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren. Take a few minutes to remember and celebrate those special older adults who’ve been your staunch supporters and role models, using these quotes as your inspiration:

  • “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” Ogden Nash
  • “The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” Sam Levenson
  • “Every house needs a grandmother in it.” Louisa May Alcott
  • “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” Italian proverb
  • “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Alex Haley
  • “Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.” Marcy DeMaree
  • “Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.” Welsh proverb
  • “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” Gene Perret
  • “Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.” Mary H. Waldrip
  • “Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.” Donald A. Norberg

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12:36AM PDT on Oct 13, 2014

Thank you!

12:50AM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

Thank you!

6:15PM PDT on Sep 16, 2014

Thanks for sharing

7:57AM PDT on Sep 11, 2014

Yes, I agree with most of the quotes, being myself grandma of two adorable boys.

4:57AM PDT on Sep 11, 2014

Thanks!

4:50AM PDT on Sep 11, 2014

thank you

7:22AM PDT on Sep 10, 2014

So true,For me anyway.

4:36AM PDT on Sep 10, 2014

Without them, we would never be here

3:27AM PDT on Sep 9, 2014

Thank you

1:23PM PDT on Sep 8, 2014

Thanks for sharing

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