National Grandparents Day Archives

Honoring Grandparents – It’s Great To be Grand! (Week 2)

September 16, 2021

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.” ~ Lois Wyse National Grandparents Day is celebrated September 12, 2021; however, this entire month has been dedicated to honoring grandparents. This week, let’s begin with AARP’s Executive Summary on how the fundamentals of the grandparenting role has remained the same, with grandchildren… [Read More]

Honoring Grandparents – It’s Great To be Grand! (Week 1)

September 9, 2021

National Grandparents Day September 12, 2021 September is the month that being a grandparent is celebrated. National Grandparents Day came about back in 1970. Marian McQuade, a West Virginia housewife, came up with the idea of a day set aside to encourage families to visit their elderly relatives. With a firm resolve to make it… [Read More]