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Your Defining “Mom” Moment With BabyCenter

Every mom remembers that moment—from the first kick of pregnancy to the first time you kissed your child goodbye—when was that moment when you knew you were a mom?  Whether it involved their first tumble or their first words, or your first tears or loud cheers, motherhood is filled with countless moments of joy and fear. Share your pinnacle parenting moment with us in just Six Words. Here’s how and when you can join in:

Thursday, June 5 — 3:30pm EDT
Prompt: “Knew I was a mom when
Tweet: #knewIwasamom “SIX WORDS OF YOURS GO HERE” @sixwords #sixwords
e.g., #knewIwasamom “Felt that first little belly kick.” @sixwords #sixwords


BabyCenter (@BabyCenter) is widely recognized as the “#1 resource for all things pregnancy and parenting.” This award-winning site is the go-to digital parenting resource worldwide, reaching 37 million moms in 11 languages. Their Six-Word challenge: “Knew I Was A Mom When…”

• Each day during the festival, we’ll be giving away six Six-Word Memoir books at random times throughout the festival. All you have to do is tweet with the hashtags we’re using during each of the prompts, as well as follow @sixwords.

Follow @sixwords on Twitter for the latest on the Six-Word Fest and join us 24/7 at!

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