After she applied her lipstick and
started to leave, the little one said, 'But Gramma, you
forgot to kiss the toilet paper good-bye!' I will
probably never put lipstick on again without thinking about
kissing the toilet paper good-bye!!
2. My young grandson called the other day to wish me Happy
Birthday. He asked me how old I was, and I told him,
'62.' He was quiet for a moment, and then he asked,
'Did you start at 1?'
3. After putting her grandchildren to bed, a grandmother
changed into old slacks and a droopy blouse and proceeded to
wash her hair. As she heard the children getting more and
more rambunctious, her patience grew thin. Finally, she
threw a towel around her head and stormed into their room,
putting them back to bed with stern warnings. As she left
the room, she heard the three-year-old say with a trembling
voice, 'Who was THAT?'
4. A grandmother was telling her little granddaughter what
her own childhood was like: 'We used to skate outside on
a pond. I had a swing made from a tire; it hung from a tree
in our front yard. We rode our pony. We picked wild
raspberries in the woods.' The little girl was
wide-eyed, taking this all in. At last she said, 'I
sure wish I'd gotten to know you sooner!'
5. My grandson was visiting one day when he asked,
'Grandma, do you know how you and God are alike?' I
mentally polished my halo and I said, 'No, how are we
alike?'' You're both old,' he replied.
6. A little girl was diligently pounding away on her
grandfather's word processor. She told him she was
writing a story. 'What's it about?' he asked.
'I don't know,' she replied. 'I can't
7. I didn't know if my granddaughter had learned her
colors yet, so I decided to test her. I would point out
something and ask what color it was. She would tell me and
was always correct. It was fun for me, so I continued. At
last she headed for the door, saying, 'Grandma, I think
you should try to figure out some of these yourself!'
8. When my grandson Melvin and I entered our vacation
cabin, we kept the lights off until we were inside to keep
from attracting pesky insects. Still, a few fireflies
followed us in. Noticing them before I did, Billy
whispered, 'It's no use Grandpa. Now the mosquitoes
are coming after us with flashlights.'
9. When my grandson asked me how old I was, I teasingly
replied, 'I'm not sure.' 'Look in your underwear, Grandpa,' he advised. 'Mine says I'm four to six.'
10. A second grader came home from school and said to her
grandmother, 'Grandma, guess what? We learned how to
make babies today.' The grandmother, more than a
little surprised, tried to keep her cool. 'That's interesting,' she said, 'how do you make babies? ''It's simple,' replied the girl. 'You
just change 'y' to 'i' and add 'es'.'
11. Children's Logic: 'Give me a sentence about a public servant,' said a teacher. The small boy wrote:
'The fireman came down the ladder pregnant.' The
teacher took the lad aside to correct him. 'Don't
you know what pregnant means?' she asked.
'Sure,' said the young boy confidently. 'It
means carrying a child.'
12. A nursery school teacher was delivering a station
wagon full of kids home one day when a fire truck zoomed
past. Sitting in the front seat of the truck was a Dalmatian dog. The children started discussing the dog's duties.. 'They use him to keep crowds back,' said one child. 'No,' said another,
'He's just for good luck .' A third child brought the argument to a close. 'They use the dogs,' she said firmly, 'to find the fire
WHAT IS A GRANDPARENT?
(Taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds)
Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little
children of their own. They like other people's.
A grandfather is a man and a grandmother is a lady!
Grandparents don't have to do anything except be there
when we come to see them. They are so old they shouldn't play hard or run. It is good if they drive us to the shops and give us money.
When they take us for walks, they slow down past things
like pretty leaves and caterpillars.
They show us and talk to us about the colors of the flowers
and also why we shouldn't step on 'cracks.'
They don't say, 'Hurry up.'
Usually grandmothers are fat but not too fat to tie your shoes..
They wear glasses and funny underwear.
They can take their teeth and gums out.
Grandparents don't have to be smart.
They have to answer questions like 'Why isn't God married?' and 'How come dogs chase cats?'
When they read to us, they don't skip. They don't mind if we ask for the same story over again.
Everybody should try to have a grandmother, especially if
you don't have television because they are the only grownups who like to spend time with us.
They know we should have snack time before bed time, and
they say prayers with us and kiss us even when we've
A 6-YEAR-OLD WAS ASKED WHERE HIS GRANDMA LIVED.
''OH,'' HE SAID, ''SHE LIVES AT THE AIRPORT, AND WHEN WE WANT HER, WE JUST GO GET HER. THEN WHEN WE'RE DONE HAVING HER VISIT, WE TAKE HER BACK TO THE AIRPORT.''
GRANDPA IS THE SMARTEST MAN ON EARTH! HE TEACHES ME GOOD THINGS, BUT I DON'T GET TO SEE HIM ENOUGH TO GET AS SMART AS HIM!
It's funny when they bend over; you hear gas leaks, and
they blame their dog.
Send this to other grandparents, almost grandparents, or
heck, send it to everyone! It will make their month!!!
Thanks Barb H.