Barking Up The Family Tree: Quotes about Grandparents

Ahhhhhhh. How wonderful to have grandparents. These are some of my favorite quotes about the older generation. Do you have a favorite?

  • The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You grandpa and grandchild small__11323309574 feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida. Dave Barry

  • When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. Ogden Nash
  • Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents. Gene Perret
  • Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old. Mary H. Waldrip
  • Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. Doug Larson
  • Never have children, only grandchildren. Gore Vidal
Grandparents and children
  • Grandparenthood is one of life’s rewards for surviving your own children Erma Bombeck
  • Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends. Allan Frome

  • An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly. Gene Perret
  • If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. Lois Wyse
  • The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. Sam Levenson


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2 Responses to Barking Up The Family Tree: Quotes about Grandparents

  1. Marilyn Miller says:

    Love being a grammy! Timely post for me as I sit here waiting to her of the birth of my second grandhild – due date is today!

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