A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

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Changed baby's diaper; changed mom's too........

by Jojo72 on February 8, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My mother was 43 when I was born. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and was in the advanced stage when I had my first child at 36 so I've had to learn to change diapers at both ends of the spectrum of life. The sadness is overwhelming at times, but the beautiful memories of my mother's love and her courage to stand in the line of fire for her family inspires me to be the best mother that I can be. Mom, I love you and I remember.......


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