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Posts Tagged ‘Father’s Day’

Six-Word Search: Dad

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

From the outpouring of memoirs on fathers and fatherhood, it’s clear: pops are important, their impact felt whether present, absent, or no longer with us. At their best, and occasionally, at their worst, fathers have helped shape your worlds. Many Sixers revere their Dads—some traditional, others, unconventional—and reflect on how each has influenced the other’s [...]

“I never realized dad wasn’t macho”: The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

No matter who we are, what we choose to identify with is profound and important. This week, sports bars around the nation (and world) filled with eager fans gathering to cheer on their teams of choice in Stanley Cup and Eurocup matches. Whether we choose to support a team, quote a song or book, cite [...]

Six-Word Search: “Dad”

Friday, June 15th, 2012

With Father’s Day approaching, many of us at SMITH Magazine are struggling to get our gift ideas together in time for the holiday. Dads aren’t always the easiest people to shop for. They can be stern or goofy, close or distant, helpful or harmful; the variations are endless, and no two relationships with a father [...]

“Parenting: Idiot. Expert. Idiot. Expert. Idiot.” Six Words for My First Father’s Day

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Among the many true clichés about parenting is that you fall madly in love with your child. True, true. For me, I both near-instantly fell in love with my boy but something else happened that I hadn’t quite planned for: I fell in love all over again with my first baby, SMITH Magazine.
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Video: Six-Words on Mothers & Fathers, from Adults & Kids

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

In this sweet spot between Mother’s and Father’s Day, we wanted to share with some of our favorite Six-Word Memoirs on mothers and fathers from SMITH Magazine community members and SMITHTeeners. This video was lovingly edited by Linda Liu, and greeted audience members as they walked into our most recent Six-Word Memoir Story Show at [...]

“Reprioritized my life. Now watching sunsets.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

This week, Nadal prevailed in the French Open, Weiner jokes dominated late night talk shows, and mutants ruled the box office. Like them SMITH members proved victorious this week, whether it was a lesson learned or a standing ovation, and they chose to share their experiences in Six-Word Memoirs. Below are the best stories of [...]

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