Becoming a grandma or grandpa doesn’t mean you are old

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

“A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside.” Author Unknown

“If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” Regina Brett

“I feel like my grandparents and parents gave me a tremendous amount. And if I can pass some of that on, then I’ll be very happy.” Caroline Kennedy

“Because (grandparents) are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.” Jimmy Carter

“Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great many years of life’s battles and the wisdom, hopefully, to recognise how their grandchildren can benefit from this.” Geoff Dench

“Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.” Joyce Allston

“No spring, nor summer hath such grace. As I have seen in one autumnal face.” John Donne

“Some of the world’s best educators are grandparents.” Charles W. Shedd

“The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.” Sam Levenson

“Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them….” Jay Kesler

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