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Mother’s Day collection of quotes saluting grandmothers, the moms with frosting

Grammy Nirvanna
Grammy Nirvanna
(E Jacob)

Mother's Day 2014 falls on May 11 this year. Happy Mother’s Day to the many loving and dedicated nanas, mimis, meemaws, grandmas, grammies, grans, grandmothers, etc. out there -- because a grandmother by any name means LOVE – far more than anyone can imagine.

Grandmothers offer unconditional love in a way different from any other and the dedication and love they feel is a universal love, shared across all segments of the population, all demographics, and all regions. From dinners to dancing, from cooking to technology, from traveling to talking on the phone, they make a difference in all our lives.

Here is a collection of Mother’ Day quotes to help explain the extraordinary role of being a GRANDMOTHER:

  • A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.. ~Author Unknown
  • A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside. ~Author Unknown
  • An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly. ~Gene Perret
  • Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you're just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. ~Pam Brown
  • Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old. ~Mary H. Waldrip
  • Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete. ~ Marcy DeMaree
  • Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever. ~Author Unknown
  • Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. ~Author unknown
  • Grandmother - a wonderful mother with lots of practice. ~Author Unknown
  • Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love. ~Author Unknown
  • Grandmothers are just 'antique' little girls. ~Author Unknown
  • Grandparents are similar to a piece of string - handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren. ~Author Unknown
  • I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense. ~Gene Perret
  • If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first. ~Lois Wyse
  • 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 Whithall Smith
  • 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
  • It's amazing how grandparents seem so young once you become one. ~Author Unknown
  • It's such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother - that's why the world calls her grandmother. ~Author Unknown
  • My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too. ~Gene Perret
  • Never have children, only grandchildren. ~Gore Vidal
  • Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. ~Alex Haley
  • Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh Proverb
  • The best baby-sitters, 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
  • What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure. ~Gene Perret
  • What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents 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
  • When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ~Ogden Nash
  • You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. ~Proverb

GrandMOTHERS, Mother’s Day is your day…play it away!

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