Although you should honor your Grandparents every day of the year, today has been selected to single them out. So why don’t you? Go ahead, call your unsuspecting Grandma and Grandpa up and tell them how you truly feel about … Continue reading
The impetus for a 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. President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day.
When is Grandparents Day?
In 2012, Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 9th