quote by Margaret Mead

Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.

— Margaret Mead

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Now that I've reached the age where I need my children more than they need me, I really understand how grand it is to be a grandmother.


An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.

Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.

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On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.

My grandma would quote Abraham Lincoln all the time: "Whatever you do in life, be a good one."

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


My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world.

And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.

Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.

My grandma always said, "Where there's a will, there's a way.

" I think it's just naturally in our DNA to be able to survive. We was always taught that: to survive. When you talking about slavery, it's to survive.

I have a glam-baby. Let's be correct, now. I'm way too young and too fabulous to be a grandma. I'm a glam-mom.

I don't intentionally spoil my grandkids.

It's just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left.


Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, "Smile, Grandma!" - I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother's lap.

"You're more trouble than the children are" is the greatest compliment a grandparent can receive.

Let's bring back grandmothers! A real family consists of three generations.

It's time Americans stopped worrying about interference and being a burden on the children and regrouped under one roof.

It's one of nature's way that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us.

You might be a redneck if you have to check in the bottom of your shoe for change so you can get Grandma a new plug of tobacco.


My grandma always said, "Trouble is what God uses to prepare you for better things!" If you have trouble in your life, you are in a valley. If you are in a valley, you are being prepared for something bigger, better, greater; something you probably could not handle now.

I love to relax. It's my favorite thing in the world. I am very good at being like a grandma and staying in and watching Game of Thrones or a movie. I think I could do that every night.

My mom would spend a week in jail. She would spend a day in jail here - a week again, a week and a half, two weeks. My grandmother tells me stories of how because I would be at the house, I wouldn't notice that my mom was gone because she would be at work sometimes. So it was just like time when my mom would be gone and my grandma would tell me she'll be back. And nobody knew where anybody was.

So if you serve a whole chicken to your family like grandma did, you may be serving them 10 times as much fat than the days of yesteryear. That's a whole lotta fat, and big trouble for the waistline.

I would have wanted my mom to see me settle down and to be a grandma to my kids.


I come from making money in the streets.

The streets all I know. All my family is still in the streets. So, it's going to be hard to pull me right back into that. When I ain't doing no shows four days out of the week, I may be in my hood or at my grandma's house in the hood. But yes, I got a kid. I got to get more serious about the music so he don't get dragged into that life.

I love leather and it's great to be a bad girl at times.

But there is a time and place for everything. When I'm with Grandma it's flowers, and when I'm out on the town scoping guys, you know.

When I was a boy we were poor and we had to make do with what we had.

So my grandma used to make us quits that we used for blankets. She couldn't afford to go to the store and buy a blanket -- so she'd take scraps of cloth and sew them together. there'd be different colors and different patterns and different types of cloth -- but they all went together to make that big quilt to keep us warm.

I wish it were different, but my body clock wakes me up between 6:30 and 7:30 a.

m. I was even talking yesterday about how, if I want to get enough sleep, I have to be in bed at 10. That means I'm totally a grandma.

Leveling off at 42,000 feet, I had thirty percent of my fuel, so I turned on rocket chamber three and immediately reached .96 Mach. I noticed that the faster I got, the smoother the ride. Suddenly the Mach needle began to fluctuate. It went up to .965 Mach - then tipped right off the scale ... We were flying supersonic. And it was a smooth as a baby's bottom; Grandma could be sitting up there sipping lemonade.


That's what it is to be a grandma. All fun and no stress.

The comma, if it's left out, sometimes can be a problem.

There's a slogan on a T-shirt going around that "Let's Eat, Grandma," and "Let's Eat Grandma."

As a mama and a grandma, I appreciate, understand and absolutely believe in the sanctity of life. But I recognize that there are those tough situations where heartbreaking decisions have to be made.

As a kid, my grandma would be dancing all the time.

Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.


You can't do anything for a person who is stuck between being happy and being miserable. All you can do is get trapped in the middle, and anyone in the middle just gets squished.' -Grandma

To Grandma, for being my first editor and giving me the best writing advice I’ve ever received: “Christopher, I think you should wait until you’re done with elementary school before worrying about being a failed writer.

Grandma, please. It’s okay. Dad’s doing a great job. I give him kudos for at least being calm and rational, and not losing his temper with everyone around him who isn’t in childbirth. And he has yet to start shooting lighting bolts at people. Poor Damien still has a burn scar.” – Kat

It was an emergency!" Seth blurted. "Read my lips - emergency reading - not some demented idea of fun. If I was starving, I would eat asparagus. If somebody held a gun to my head, I would watch a soap opera. And to save Fablehaven, I would read a book, okay, are you happy?" You had best be careful, Seth," Grandma warned. "The love of reading can be contagious." I just lost my appetite," he declared.