Grandmother Quotes

Here you'll find lots of funny and inspiring grandmother quotes but also grandparents and grandchildren quotes as well as grandma poems, grandpa poems and grandchild poems.  

Use these quotes and poems for

  • some cute wall art to give to grandma/grandpa (birthday present, mother's day present, father's day gift, Christmas present etc.)
  • a photo showing grandma/grandparents and her/their grandchild(ren) - then put it in a frame for a great grandma/grandparents gift!
  • a 'thank you' to your mum or mother-in-law
  • a congratulations card to a (new) grandma or a grandma-to-be/new grandparents
  • grandma herself: for her photo album and scrapbook
  • grandma herself: cite one of these grandmother/grandparents or grandchildren quotes in your baby congratulations card to your newborn grandchild and its parents 

Inspiring New Grandmother Quotes:

 A house needs a grandma in it. (Louisa May Alcott)

Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies. (unknown)

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend. (unknown)

The best moments are grandma moments! (unknown)

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while. But our hearts forever! (unknown)

Grandma has ears that truly listen. Arms that always hold. Love that's never ending. And a heart that's made of gold! (unknown) 

Just when I thought I am too old to fall in love again - I became a grandmother /grandparent! (unknown)

A grandma makes time. Keeps faith. Shares wisdom. Shows patience. Gives joy. And a grandma lives love. (unknown) 

Having grandkids is a blessing. Helping to shape their lives is an honour. (unknown)

A grandmother always has time for you, even if the rest of the world is busy. (G. Saunders)

Without my grandchild(ren) my house would be clean and my wallet would be full, but my heart would be empty. (unknown) 

A grand baby is a bit of stardust blown from the hand of God. (unknown)

You've got the whole world in your arms when you hold your grandchild. (unknown)

Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see you all day and now the day was complete. (Marcy Demaree) 

Kisses and cuddles, cookies and treats, days spent with grandma are always so sweet. (unknown) 

Funny Grandmother Quotes:


A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television. (unknown)

Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you are just a mother. The next you are all-wise and  prehistoric. (Pam Brown)

Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. (unknown)

My kids may have aged me. But my grandkids have made me young again! (unknown grandma)

Grandmas love little handprints everywhere. (unknown)

Mommy knows a lot. But grandma knows everything! (unknown)

If life is a roller coaster, being a grandma is the whole amusement park! (unknown)

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. (Doug Larson)

If nothing is going well, call your grandmother. (Italian proverb)

I don't have to say 'no'... I'm the grandma! (unknown)

Keep calm... and hug your grandchildren! (unknown)

Mimi - because you are way too cool to be called grandma! (unknown)

T.G.I.F- - This grandma is fabulous! (unknown)

You know you're a Grandma when... you used to get angry at your kids and now you laugh when your grandkids do the same thing!  (unknown) 

A grandma is a parent -  but with more sleep, fewer rules and an endless supply of cookies! (unknown) 

It's funny what happens when you become a grandma. You start to act goofy and do things you never thought you would do. Isn't it wonderful... (unknown) 

Grandparent Quotes / Grandchildren Quotes:

When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. (Ogden Nash)

We don't just put our hearts into loving our grandchildren - they become our hearts... (unknown)

A grandparent's love is strong and deep - filled with memories to cherish and keep! (unknown)

Grandchildren are like flowers... Watch them bloom and water them with love! (unknown)

Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. (Lois Wye)

There is no way to be a perfect grandparent... But a million ways to be a good one! (unknown)

Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold! (unknown)

Grandchildren are like snowflakes... Each one is beautifully unique. (unknown)

Grandparenting is like falling in love. If you haven't experienced it, you can't imagine how fantastic it feels! (unknown)

The best parents get promoted to grandparents. (unknown)

Perfect love sometimes does not come till the first grandchild. (Welsh proverb)

Blessed are those who spoil and snuggle, hug and hope, pray and pamper. For they shall be called grandparents. (unknown)  

Simple moments with your grandchildren often become priceless memories. (unknown)

A grandchild is a treasure whose worth you cannot measure, except by the love in your heart. (unknown)

Between the earth and the sky above, nothing can match a grandmother's love!(unknown)


Grandchild Poems:


You are the child of my child, and your life is a joy to me.

I am grateful to have you in my life.

As I watch through the generations, I am reminded that the bonds we form are as everlasting as the spirit.


Grandchildren are a blessing, a gift from heaven above,  

precious little angels, to cherish and love.

A wee bit of heaven, drifted down from above,

a handful of happiness, a heartful of love.

Grandma Poems:


Grandma, hold me a little longer, rock me a little more.

Tell me another story  (you've only told me four!).

Let me sleep on your shoulder, I love your happy smile.

I'll always love you, Grandma, so stay with me a while.

- by Karen Tribett - 

About Grandmas

Grandmas are really nice ladies who always make you feel good inside.

They read you stories and there is fun things in grandmas' houses.

You can take out all the pots and pans at once and make tents with blankets.

Some people say that grandmas spoil kids rotten.

Not my grandma. She says only eggs get rotten.

The world is a good place because of grandmas.

- by Patsy Gaut

Only A Grandma

...can be filled with such kindness

... can love with such a big heart

... can be such a blessed soul


... can give such great wisdom

that will last a whole lifetime.

Grandpa Poems:


I like to walk with grandpa, he takes his time to see.

His steps are little just like mine, he stops and waits for me.

He lets me ask him questions, he lets me hold his hands.

He makes me feel 10 feet tall and I think that he is Grand.

He says there is no one like me and Gold is what I'm worth.

When I get to walk with grandpa, I'm the luckiest kid in the world.

- by Patsy Gaut -

Grandpa has ears that truly listen,

arms that always hold,

love that's never ending

and a heart of gold.

A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.

- unknown -

Grandparents Poems:


G is for giving, they are always there

R is for richness, so beyond compare

A is for adoration, for one and for all

N is for nice, to receive their call

D is for delightful, it's their special way

P is for perfect, each and every day

A is for angels, precious like gold

R is for radiant, makes life a glow

E is for endure, all that may come,

N is for noble, always standing strong

T is for tender, the softness of touch

S is for special, we love them so much.



A grandparents is a little bit parent, 

a little bit teacher

and a little bit best friend!


Gift ideas from baby to grandma, grandpa and grandparents.

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