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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Do kids ever take naps anymore?

by JAD on October 30, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My granddaughter is a night owl and usually weekends won't fall asleep until after midnight if then. She's been that way since 2 or 3 years old. Her excuse: I'm not sleepy. At one time I thought it would benefit the kids, maybe not. Long time since I had little ones. Realize times have changed and maybe I'm just going back too far(when I was a kid especially. With new technology and kids multitasking like we do; who wants to nap.


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