Short Essay for kids My Grandmother (free to read). My grandmother is quite an old lady. She has already crossed sixty. Her years have now bent her back a little but have not affected her activities. She is tall and thin. She is gray haired and her humble and affectionate face is full of wrinkles. Her eye-sight, however, is quite good and she can read without spectacles.
She is a religious lady. But her devotion to religion and God does not disturb rest of the family. She is the first to leave her bed in the morning. Before we get up, she has already taken her bath with fresh water. Immediately after bath, she goes to the nearby temple. We eagerly wait for her to come back, for she brings sweets for us.
Even at this age, she is very active and hard-working. At times, we are surprised at her agility. She supervises all-important jobs in the family. Some she does herself.
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She is very affectionate and caring. We, her grand children, are attached to her more than to our parents. She is never cross with us. Her love for us is her passion. But she is equally generous to other children. My father and my uncle always seek her advice in all social matters.
She is the most respected lady in our colony. Ladies, young and old, come to her for advice. Sometimes they bring their problems. In the afternoon many women flock around her. They feel flattered in doing her a little service. Sometimes she tells them her own experiences. They listen to her with respect.
When we were little kids, our grandmother used to be such a source of joy! We used to wait eagerly for night because in the night, all of us snuggled near her and then she would tell us a story. In this way, we learnt some great stories of our scriptures like Mahabharat, Ramayan, Panchtantra etc.
Like all old women, she has some orthodox habits but unlike other old women, she has a surprising quality to change with the times. Nobody forces her, but she herself has changed many of her superstitious habits. We all are thankful to God for such a loving grandmother.
Grandmothers are a great blessing for every child. They not only love and protect their grandchildren but also guide and counsel them in every aspect of life. I also have a grandmother. She is my father's mother and is quite old. My grandmother is slim and short and wears spectacles.
Since both my parents work in the office I spend most of my time with her. Every morning she wakes me up from my sleep. Then she helps me to get ready for school. When I come back from school I have my lunch with her. Sometimes in the evening she assists me to do my Bengali lessons. At times when my mother is busy with other work, she cooks food for the family. In many ways she binds our family together.
My grandmother is a very religious lady. Every morning and evening she prays to God for the well-being of our family. She is a very kind and helpful lady. She has helped many people in our neighbourhood. People in our locality revere and love her very much. She is a very intelligent and smart lady. My father told me that she used to work as a teacher when she was young like my mother.
My grandmother is like my second mother. I really love and respect her for what she is. I am truly blessed to have a grandmother like her.