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Happy Grandparents Day 2022: Top Quotes, HD Images, Wishes & Greetings

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Grandparents Day USA: Sunday, September 11

National Grandparents Day is traditionally celebrated in the US and Canada on the first Sunday following Labor Day, which falls on September 11, 2022, this year. Grandparents Day can be celebrated in the US with joyful family gatherings, trips that involve Grandma and Grandpa, and even community-wide public activities that honor grandparents.

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History of Grandparents Day

Russell Capper, who was nine years old at the time, suggested in a letter to President Nixon in 1969 that a day be set aside to honor grandparents. The Personal Secretary to the President, Rose Mary Woods, responded to his letter on June 12 with the following: “Dear Russell, We appreciate you writing President Nixon a letter. Although we appreciate your concept for a Grandparents Day, the President typically releases proclamations designating days for particular commemoration only when a Congressional resolution permits him to do so. With best regards, Sincerely, Rose Mary Woods, President’s secretary.

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The U.S. Senate and President Jimmy Carter recognized Marian McQuade for creating National Grandparents Day following the publication of her letter. Young people needed to understand the worth of their elders and the contributions they had given to society over the years, according to McQuade. She recommended the kids “adopt” their grandparents so they may learn about their struggles and future goals.

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As part of a joint senate resolution introduced in 1977, Senator Randolph and other senators asked the president to declare the first Sunday in September after Labor Day each year as National Grandparents’ Day.  Congress adopted the resolution recognizing the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. The proclamation was signed by Jimmy Carter on August 3, 1978, but it wasn’t recognized until 1979.

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Grandparents Day 2022 Themes

Johnny Prill’s “A Song for Grandma and Grandpa” serves as the official anthem for National Grandparents Day. The “forget-me-not” plant has been designated as the day’s official flower.

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  • “What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, and lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.” – Rudy Giuliani
  • “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson
  • “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu

Celebration of the Grandparents Day Day

Numerous individuals celebrate their grandparents’ birthdays by giving them gifts, sending them cards, and having their grandchildren bring their grandparents to school so they may take part in themed classes or special assembly events. In addition to painting or poster contests where kids frequently utilize a tale about their grandparents in their artwork, many school students participate in story-telling events that are related to their grandparents.

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Every year on National Grandparents Day, around four million greeting cards are mailed inside the borders of the United States. On this day, people can also show their appreciation for and love for their grandparents by doing pleasant deeds like calling them or asking them over for supper. On this day, relatives or grandkids may pay a visit to elderly residents in retirement communities or nursing facilities.

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Happy Grandparents Day Wishes 2022

  • Call the number! Give your grandparents a much-anticipated phone call as a surprise.
  • Embark on an excursion with your grandparents. Plan a day filled with their favorite activities, which most likely include spending time with you.
  • Send your grandparents a letter. Tell them about your recent activities. They will repeatedly read your letter.
  • Take advice from your grandparents. Have you ever wished you could learn how to prepare Grandma’s pecan pie or catch a whopper from the river? Most likely, Grandma or Grandpa will demonstrate for you. All you have to do is ask.

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Happy Grandparents Day Quotes 2022

  • Take a photograph. We occasionally overlook recording special moments with the people we cherish the most. Make sure your grandma receives a copy of the photo you take with them.
  • Spend some time going through old pictures with your grandparents while we’re on the subject of pictures. Ask them questions about the individuals inside, then note the answers.
  • Grandparent adoption. Even though it can sound strange, some members of our previous generations don’t have any grandchildren. They still have love and knowledge to give, though.
  • Support them. Make a flower bed clean. Eliminate the waste. Cut the grass. Paint the space. Internet repair. Carry out a task. The list continues.

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Happy Grandparents Day Messages 2022

  • “Thank you for the knowledge and joy you bring to the lives of everyone around you, Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “This is just my way of saying thanks for raising my mom/dad and then doing it again with me…”
  • “Grandma, thank you for your infinite love and wisdom. Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “Thank you for building a family of love and kindness. Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “To the best hugger(s) I know, Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “I’m thankful for you today and every day. Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “Grandpa, thank you for your stories and memories, I cherish the time we spent together. Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “Grandma, spending time with you is a favorite memory in my life, thank you for your endless love! Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”
  • “I am so thankful to have you/you both in my life. Happy Grandparents Day.
  • “Grandpa, thank you for being my hero, someone to lean on, and my best friend. Happy Grandparents Day 2022…”

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Grandparents’ Day 2022: Quotes

  • “If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” – Regina Brett
  • “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” – Charles and Ann Morse
  • “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” – Gene Perret
  • “What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, and lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.” – Rudy Giuliani
  • “The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” – Sam Levenson
  • “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu
  • “A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.” – Charles and Ann Morse
  • Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” – Alex Haley
  • “When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.” – Ogden Nash

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