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Old 03-20-15, 06:10 PM
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just joined the league of grandparents

Elder son, David, and daughter-in-law, Hui-Jin, brought their project in a couple of weeks ahead of schedule. Tough labor and vacuum-assisted delivery, but Jin is tough, and her mom was an Ob-Gyn in Korea.
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Old 03-20-15, 06:22 PM
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Old 03-20-15, 07:28 PM
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Fantastic news, John, congratulations.

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Old 03-20-15, 07:37 PM
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I've been telling my siblings for years that you're not officially old until you're a grandparent. And it just so happens that although I'm the oldest of the clan, I was the last to become a grandparent (last fall.) So, congrats on the new addition, and my condolences that you've just become officially old, too. (We still don't have to grow up, though.)
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Old 03-20-15, 08:55 PM
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Old 03-20-15, 11:30 PM
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Hearty congratulations....grandkids are a blast...and they make you feel younger....
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Old 03-21-15, 03:44 AM
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Congratulations. We are up to seven now. We are doing the national tour in a few weeks to see them all.
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Old 03-21-15, 06:17 AM
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Great! What a wonderful way to start spring, Grandpa.
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Old 03-21-15, 06:46 AM
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Isn't it time to start the "What bike should my grand-child buy" thread? Congrats
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Old 03-21-15, 10:48 AM
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yep, grandkids are great to have.... you get all the fun without the responsibility....you get to spoil them and let someone else deal with the discipline...
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Old 03-21-15, 11:17 AM
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Once you see how much fun grandchildren can be you'll wonder why you didn't have them first.
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Once you see how much fun grandchildren can be you'll wonder why you didn't have them first.
Sort of like "eat dessert first."
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Sort of like "eat dessert first."
I do that too. Life is unreliable.
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Old 03-22-15, 03:27 PM
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Elder son, David, and daughter-in-law, Hui-Jin, brought their project in a couple of weeks ahead of schedule. Tough labor and vacuum-assisted delivery, but Jin is tough, and her mom was an Ob-Gyn in Korea.
"Where's my helmet?"

Very cute.
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Old 03-22-15, 05:18 PM
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'Old' when you become grandparents?
Got to b kidding . . . we are great-grandparents twice over!
"Old" is 10 years older than what we are today (and I'm only 82)
Congrats and enjoy . . . there may be more to come!
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Old 03-22-15, 05:58 PM
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Congrats we have 2 one 2 1/2 one 6
I spoil them regularly
mom (my daughter) "were'd you get that sucker? "
Grand daughter "Pappaw"
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Congrats Gramps! I love my G-babys to death! It is why we are here.

God bless!
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Old 03-22-15, 10:06 PM
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Congratulations!

Now that most of my grandchildren are married and starting their families I'm now being blessed with great grandchildren.
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gorgeous! congrats to everyone!
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Congratulations! Grandchildren are nature's reward for not killing your kids.
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