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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You can't wipe their butts forever.

by jl333 on December 5, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Meaning it's time for them to grow up and take responsibility. You can only guide them so far. This memoir came to mind when one kid forgot to take his jacket, even though I handed it to him. And the other boy forgot to take his water to soccer, even though I got his water all ready with ice, etc. Seriously, I can't wipe your butts forever.


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