A collection of grandparenting quotes and images in honor of Grandparents Day 2012.
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Grandchildren give us a second chance to do things better because they bring out the best in us.
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.
A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.
To live in the hearts of those we love is never to die.
A grandchild fills a space in your heart that you never knew was empty.
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.
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
Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins. ~Joyce Allston
Grandparents make the world…a little softer, a little kinder, a little warmer. ~author unknown
They say genes skip generations. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likeable. ~Joan McIntosh
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. ~Sam Levenson
Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. ~Mary H. Waldrip
Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ~Pam Brown
Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends. ~Allan Frome
If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ~Lois Wyse
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
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren. ~Doug Larson