6 Ways to Say Happy Grandparents Day

When was the last time you called, messaged or visited your Grandparents? If you can’t recall, you aren’t the only one. And it isn’t because you don’t care about them. We all get caught up in the day to day and forget to check in with the people who are oh-so-dear to us. But that needs to stop. Right now.

Why? Because the first Sunday after Labor Day is National Grandparents Day, a day all about celebrating our parents’ parents. You know, those people who oohed and aahed over us when we were in diapers and spoiled us while our parents were away.

If your Grandparents are anything like ours, they appreciate a handwritten card delivered to their mailboxes. No texts. No emails. No images of your face with a puppy-eared Snapchat filter. They want pen to paper, something Punkpost knows all about.

Hop over to the app to find a curated collection of exclusive cards that any Grandparent will love, including that “I ❤️ you” card shown above. Once you pick the card, all you have to do is type a few thoughtful sentences. Stuck? We have 6 examples that are sure to help you express all the love you have deep down in your heart.

  1. Cute faces for the win. If you have a kid or a photo of yourself in diapers, you’re sure to make Gramps and Grams ooh and ahh all over again. They will be packing their bags to come visit you in no time.

2. Applaud them for a helping hand. Remember that time they helped you paint the house? Or watched the kids for a night? Or fixed you a heaping plate of spaghetti before you headed back to college? Thank them!

3. Let them revert for a day. If staying with grandma and grandpa used to mean staying in PJs all day and watching your fave shows, tell them to do the same. Hey, you could even pop by to Netflix and chill with them for an hour or two.

4. Throw it back with a photo. Dig up an old childhood photo and include it with your Punkpost card. Pop and Nana will fondly remember that day, even if you were being a little stinker.

5. Furry grandkids count, too. You don’t have to go crazy with your words. A simple “we love you” and “have a wonderful day” speak volumes. Just remember to include all your family members, including cats, dogs and fish.

6. Let the love flow. A Punkpost message gives you way more characters than a 140-character tweet, so put them to use. Let Gramps and Grams know how much you appreciate the wisdom, stories and guidance they’ve provided during pivotal life moments. If you shed a tear while typing, you’re onto something good.

Take these ideas and add your own spin. But don’t wait. You’ll want to send your card by September 1 to ensure it arrives on time. Remember, Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day.

p.s. If you haven’t tried Punkpost yet, your first card is FREE. Yes, free.

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