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D.M. Whitaker, author, homeschool mom, and former reading teacher, specializes in creating daily life and social skills books for elementary and middle schoolers, empowering them to be the best versions of themselves in their homes, classrooms, and communities. Her titles focus on essential social-emotional intelligence skills, helping kids navigate relationships, understand emotions, and engage positively in their communities.

Articles & Videos

Becoming Her Magazine July Issue Feature

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The Omaha Star highlights
Social-Emotional Learning and how families can implement SEL in
their homes. 

2023 Black Children's Book Week 
The Potty Monster Read Aloud

Author, Publisher, and Entrepreneur, Da'Quisha Whitaker is featured in CanvaRebel talking about the inception of her publishing and branding agency, Water Rocks Publishing, and how she exercises resilience and builds a strong reputation.

Tandem Light Press Interview

Introducing Mother, Wife, Teacher, Author, Publisher D.M. Whitaker

Summit Dental Omaha

Dr. Alvin Samuels Reads Brush Your Teeth! Brush Your Teeth! Brandon’s Song for Healthy Teeth in Honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month!

The Collaborative

D.M. joins the ladies at The Collaborative and reads Brush Your Teeth! Brush Your Teeth! Brandon’s Song for Healthy Teeth!

Metropolitan Community College
Black History Month Virtual Book Fair

This book fair highlights “The Potty Monster” Books.

The Scary Dinosaur and The Stinky Skunk Read Aloud

Brush Your Teeth! Brush Your Teeth! Trailer

The Potty Monster Books Trailer

For all media and public speaking requests, including podcasts or radio shows, you can contact Da’Quisha at or use the contact form here. A member of the team will get back to you within 24 hours.


304 Olson Drive, Ste. 115-758 Papillion, Nebraska 68046



As a children’s book author, I write books to provide parents, teachers and caregivers with fun alternatives to teach young children. My books help children to learn social and functional skills that will empower them with independence, help them foster quality relationships with others, and be their best in their homes, classrooms and communities.


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