Friday, September 11, 2009

Grandparents' Day is This Sunday!

Did you know that this Sunday is Grandparents’ Day! This special day was created 30 years ago. When the proclamation was signed by then President Jimmy Carter, there were 17 million grandparents in the United States, now there are 70 million!

Over 30 years ago, Marian McQuade, a West Virginia housewife, came up with the idea to honor grandparents and to bring awareness to the elderly living in nursing homes. She had 15 children and 43 grandchildren!

At CWDkids, we know how important grandparents can be in a child’s life and salute them for all that they do! Take a look at one of our favorite sites, grandparents.com, to learn more about this holiday and to find activities that your child can share with their grandparents.

P.S. The above photo is of my grandmother, Nathalie, and my son, Bennett!

2 comments:

Katharine Joyce said...

There is nothing like a grandmother. They are all the fun and none of the stress of life! I love you Mama!

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