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When you are a grandma, it's much easier to overlook the faults of your grandkids and focus on giving them as much love as you can muster.

Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.                      Edward H. Dreschnack

If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. Italian Proverb

Grandmothers and roses are much the same. Each are God's masterpieces with different names.   Author unknown.

Grandmothers are the people who take delight in hearing babies breathing into the telephone.         Author unknown.

Grandmothers sprinkle stardust over children’s lives. Author unknown.

When a child is born, so are grandmothers. Judith Levy

Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. Author unknown.

What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure. Gene Perret

Grandmothers are just "antique" little girls. Author unknown.

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

A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. Author unknown.

Never have children, only grandchildren. Gore Vidal

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. Pam Brown

When grandmothers enter the door, discipline flies out the window. Ogden Nash

Grandma always made me feel she had been waiting to see just me all day. Marcy DeMaree

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

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever. Author unknown.

If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first. Lois Wyse

My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too. Author unknown.

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! Hannah Whitehall Smith

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

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old. Mary H. Waldrip

You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. Proverb

An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly. Gene Perret

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

I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have...if only for self-defense. Gene Perret

Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love. Author unknown.

Nobody can do for little children what grandmothers do. Grandmothers sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. Alex Haley

Grandmother: a wonderful mother with lots of practice. Author unknown.

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

It's amazing how grandmothers seem so young once you become one. Author unknown.

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. Teresa Bloomingdale

Grandmothers are similar to a piece of string; handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren. Author unknown.

What is it about grandmothers that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandmothers are God's gifts to children. And if they can but see, hear and feel what these people have to give, they can mature at a fast rate. Bill Cosby

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Grandma

I like to walk with Grandma,
Her steps are short like mine.
She never says, “Now hurry up!”
She always takes her time.

I like to walk with Grandma.
Her eyes see things like mine do.
Wee pebbles bright, a funny cloud,
Half hidden drop of dew.

Most people have to hurry,
They do not stop to see.
I’m so glad that God made Grandma
Unrushed and young like me.

 ~Author unknown~

WHAT ARE GRANDMAS FOR?

Grandmas are for stories
about things of long ago.

Grandmas are for caring
about all the things you know...

Grandmas are for rocking you
and singing you to sleep.

Grandmas are for giving you
nice memories to keep...

Grandmas are for knowing
all the things you're dreaming of...

But, most importantly of all,
Grandmas are for love.

~~ Author Unknown ~~

 

Links for more about Grandmas:

http://www.ziplo.com/Grandmas.html

http://home.att.net/~scorh2/RockingChair.html

http://grammahugs.com/gp/poems/poems.html

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