This September, be sure to add Grandparents Day to your calendar! On the second Sunday of the month, this day is set aside to celebrate all of the grandmothers and grandfathers we cherish so dearly. Spend time together, make or bring them gifts, and shower them with attention. After all, that was the intention behind this National day, started in the 1970s in West Virginia as a way to simply bring family together to enjoy one another. For a special surprise this year, Peoples Flowers suggests that you discover your grandparents favorite flowers (and why) and bring them a special arrangement full of these blooms. Read More about A Flower Tradition You’ll Cherish
"Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild." Welsh Proverb
Any grandparent will tell you that their life changed the day that their first grandchild was born. In fact, 75% of grandparents report that being Nana or Pop-Pop has been the single most fulfilling experience of their life. For their part, children adore their grandparents, and kids who grow up with the older generation involved in their lives turn out to be more confident and self-reliant adults.
With so much good coming from the relationship, it is no wonder that Congress established National Grandparents Day in 1978. The purpose of the day is not commercial; instead, the vision was that multi-generational families would gather, share stories and traditions, and learn from each other. In this way, individual family legacies would be preserved and celebrated. Of course, it is also a wonderful opportunity to show love and gratitude to two of the most special people in the world - and Peoples Flowers has the Grandparents Day floral arrangements that will make the day unforgettable. Read More about Delivering Grandparents Day Floral Arrangements
Thanks to a woman named Marian McQuade, the first Sunday after Labor Day is designated as Grandparents Day. She started rallying to help people realize how important our elders have been throughout history. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed… Read More about Grandparents Day Gifts and Flowers