In Grandpa's Arms

In Grandpa's Arms

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Caryn Schulenberg By CarynSchulenberg Updated Dec 04, 2011

There is just something about your grandpa when you are little. His big strong arms that can easily hold you and your cousin, so nobody is left out. Grandma's arms are great...a wonderful place to go when you have an owie or just need a hug...you know, that cuddly, comfort place, but Grandpa's arms are strong and protective. He can pick you up and make you feel big and tall. My grandkids loved it when Papa picked them up together when they were little. They thought it was kind of funny that he could do that.

Papa was real good at teasing, tickling, and chasing. He was also perfect for horsey rides on his foot or his back, and piggy back rides too. An he could lift those kids up on his shoulders so they could see, or lift them up to touch the ceiling. All things that their dads could do too, but somehow it was a little different when it was Papa. It's funny how everything is different when it's with your grandparents. Even when the kids are little, they know that grandparents are speci...

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  • family
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  • tickling