Parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, aunts and uncles are made more powerful guides and rescuers by the bonds of love that are the very nature of a family.— Henry B. Eyring
Delicious Parents And Grandparents quotations
All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were all funny, and I felt that energy, that delivery, that timing, that sarcasm. All that stuff seeped into my brain.
Elephants and grandchildren never forget.
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning;
it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together.
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.
Grandchildren: the only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
The idea that no one is perfect is a view most commonly held by people with no grandchildren.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again.
Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.
Families need families. Parents need to be parented. Grandparents, aunts, and uncles are back in fashion because they are necessary. Stresses on many families are out of proportion to anything two parents can handle.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me.
There are many people who could claim and learn from their Indian ancestry, but because of the fear their parents and grandparents knew, because of past and present prejudice against Indian people, that part of their heritage is clouded or denied.
My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised.
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.
There are two great days in a persons life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.
My grandchild has taught me what true love means.
It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel.
On the seventh day God rested. His grandchildren must have been out of town.
What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure.
Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry.
Whatever is formed for long duration arrives slowly to its maturity.
One curious thing about growing up is that you don't only move forward in time;
you move backwards as well, as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
My grandkids believe I'm the oldest thing in the world.
And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.
What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children.
The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents - who we haven't given enough credit to anyway - for giving us another generation.
Children are made readers in the laps of their parents
I like to do nice things for my grandchildren - like buy them those toys I've always wanted to play with.
In the end, we all have to decide what we're willing to give up for payback.
We all have parents or grandparents or children who will need us. Agonizing decisions sometimes. You have to weigh the memories and debt against what's being taken from you.
Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet.
Our parents and grandparents understood this truth deeply.
They believed - as we do - that to create jobs, a modern economy requires modern investments: educating, innovating and rebuilding for our children's future. Building an economy to last, from the middle class up, not from the billionaires down.
Money is a life skill – and as parents, grandparents, interested adults – it's up to us to make sure our children are prepared for the financial world they are going to face.
Our parents taught us to love God, love our family and love our country.
Their own grandparents were immigrants. Their first language may not have been English, but the hopes and dreams they had for their children were purely American.
Part of the American ethos is that you want to leave something better for your kids than you had and I know that my parents felt that way and I know that my grandparents felt that way and everybody worked hard so that their kids had a better chance. I just don't want to be the first generation that doesn't do that.
The presence of a grandparent confirms that parents were, indeed, little once, too, and that people who are little can grow to be big, can become parents, and one day even have grandchildren of their own. So often we think of grandparents as belonging to the past; but in this important way, grandparents, for young children, belong to the future.
You fall so deeply in love with your grandbaby.
It's so so so much easier than being a parent, because you really don't have much responsibility. And just when you are at the end of your rope with exhaustion, the parents take the baby away. So it's the best of both worlds.
Some of the world's best educators are grandparents.
Grandchildren don't stay young forever, which is good because Pop-pops have only so many horsey rides in them.
Two things I dislike about my granddaughter - when she won't take her afternoon nap, and when she won't let me take mine.
I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have - if only for self-defense.