Archive for the "Daughter" category

Finding fatherhood halfway around the world

by Beth Shepherd
( June 21st, 2015 )

Halfway around my little world

You had no idea that you were my girl
~Josh Kelley
Dada and daughter
6,267 miles between Seattle, Washington and Gyumri, Armenia
3 years of waiting
4 trips
16 hours of …

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Two girls and a tractor: Whidbey Island

by Beth Shepherd
( June 18th, 2015 )

I’ve always heard that if you want to learn how to drive, start with a tractor. This is exactly what my daughter and I did on our recent family trip to Jenne Farm on Whidbey Island. Farmer Fran hitched up his rig and with Mama there …

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Dear Birth Mother: A letter on Mother’s Day

by Beth Shepherd
( May 8th, 2015 )

Dear Birth Mother,

I think about you on many days, and especially on Little Bird’s birthday and Mother’s Day. Had it not been for the difficult decision you made, I would not be celebrating this day.

With respect and gratitude for for the path you chose for your daughter,

Little Bird’s Mama…

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