Each September, a Sunday is set aside to honor and acknowledge grandparents everywhere. Grandparents Day was established in 1979 as a National Holiday to celebrate the connection between grandparents and grandchildren. This generational bridge can be forged in many ways. Have children bring gifts, bake treats, or bring grandparents on an outing to celebrate their unique relationship. The memories they make together will be cherished throughout generations. The floral designers at Adrian Durban Florist recommend sending or bringing your grandparents a bouquet of their favorite flowers that are significant to your family.
Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild. ~Welsh Proverb
Grandparents Day is observed on the first Sunday after Labor Day, and is a time set aside to celebrate the very special relationship between grandchildren and their grandparents. This is the perfect opportunity to teach children about the wisdom and experience that older generations can offer to their families, and to society in general. Marian McQuade, who was instrumental in establishing the holiday, wasn’t interested in it being a big commercial holiday. Instead, she wanted Grandparents Day to be a time to celebrate family, and her vision was to see families gathering, holding family reunions, and spending time together. Continue reading