National Grandparent's Day

Posted on 11 August 2007

National Grandparents Day falls on September 9th, 2007 

Did you know that national grandparents day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia.  Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes.  She also hoped to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide.

Visit the National Granparents Day site by 

P0028615t- This ceramic platter celebrates the children in your life and the fun you have together. Our platter is printed with any message in the center on 3 lines, up to 18 characters per line, as well as up to 8 "kid" characters, each with any name, up to 11 characters.

Do you have a special relationship with a grandparent?  Do you or did you have a grandparent that has influenced or shaped your life in some significant way?  Share your special childhood memories of your grandparent with our readers.

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