Archive for the ‘Motherhood’ Category

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

October 27, 2007

A new column’s up on The Dabbling Mum.

“The other day in a parking lot, I walked past a little girl as she skipped along holding on to her father’s hand. She chattered away, and as I neared, I heard her proclaim, “You know what, Daddy? You know who Casper is? Did you know he’s my favorite ghost?”

I couldn’t help but chuckle and wonder how many ghosts she knows!

As a little girl about that same age, …”

Click here to read Is It Okay to Believe in Ghosts?

Donna J. Shepherd © 2007
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For Mother’s Day

April 15, 2007

I have a poem published on Inspired Moms. I’ll give you a hint. It’s called Mom’s Retreat and I’m certain I’m not the only mother who’s ever escaped to this special place. Click here to read!

New Parenting Column – Dabbling Mum – Draw Close

February 20, 2007

A new column’s up on The Dabbling Mum.

“I loved bathing my baby. After I checked the water temperature with my elbow, I took great care to lower him into the tub. He splashed and played, while I did my best to wash the folds and crevices on my fat baby. I drew his wriggling body from the now tepid water and wrapped him in a soft, fluffy towel. He’d start to relax as I diapered, powdered, and dressed him. Then I’d draw him close as I fed him, his body snuggling into mine for warmth and nutrition…”

Click here to read Draw Close.

Donna J. Shepherd © 2007
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