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Posted on March 27, 2013 by Christine Crosby in GRAND Magazine, grandchildren, grandkids, grandparents

The Grandparent’s Answering Machine


Submitted by Anne Schmidt, Bethesda, Maryland

answering machineAt present we are not at home but, please leave your message after you hear the beep.

If you are one of our children, dial 1 and then select the option from 1 to 5 in order of “arrival” so we know who it is.

If you need us to stay with the children, press 2;

If you want to borrow the car, press 3;

If you want us to wash your clothes and ironing, press 4;

If you want the grandchildren to sleep here tonight, press 5;

If you want us to pick up the kids at school, press 6;

If you want us to prepare a meal for Sunday or to have it delivered to your home, press 7;

If you want to come to eat here, press 8;

If you need money, press 9;

If you are going to invite us to dinner, or, taking us to the theater start talking we are listening!

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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