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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 [...]

“Mac and cheese, morning, noon, night…” — The Six-Word MOMoir Challenge

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Whether you are a mother or just have one, everyone has a six-word mom story to tell—a “Six-Word MOMoir.” Once again, SMITH Mag is teaming up with TruuMomConfessions and Postcards From Yo Momma for this year’s Six-Word MOMoir challenge. We’ll choose our favorite 6 six-word stories about being a mom or your relationship with your [...]

“It All Starts With Your Mother”—Six Words meets ONE

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

“Carrying heaviest loads with lightest hearts.”
—Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino
“She went hungry, they did not.”
Nora O’Connell, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs at Women Thrive Worldwide
“It All Starts With Your Mother.”
—Jessica Alba, actress
The women above are among the forces and advocates behind a new collaboration between Bono’s ONE organization and SMITH. From [...]

Contest: Six-Word MOMoirs (Returns!)

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Last Mother’s Day, moms around the world shared six-word memoirs like “Mommy’s boobies no longer Daddy’s boobies,” “Suffered miscarriage. Daughter offered her doll,” and “Can I pee in private, please?”
This year, SMITH Mag is teaming up with truuconfessions and Postcard from Yo Momma for a new six-word challenge about all things Mom. Truuconfessions, which just [...]

Six-Word MOMoir Winners

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Moms rock. This we know well. And the more than 1,000 six-word momoirs that poured in over the last two weeks rocked our world six inspirational, funny, and unusual words at a time. Here’s to all the moms with so many more stories to tell, in six words and many more.
The three winning momoir [...]

“Mommy’s boobies no longer Daddy’s boobies”–Six-Word MOMoirs

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Our new Six-Word Momoirs project with and is off and running. And the secret life of moms is as funny (”8 pound baby means Kegels forever”), sweet (”You had me at ‘my mama’”), and surprising (”Nipples now point in opposite directions”) as we suspected (well, our friends at TrueMom already knew). Lay your [...]

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