Valerie Washington

Who IS Stayingalivemoma?

I'm a Mom of five...working hard to stay alive. Living each day to the fullest, but sometimes you just want to scream "this sucks". I love people of all races, why? Because we all go through the same thing...love, sadness, hurt, despair, compassion, health problems, money problems...you name it. Life is not always a bowl of cherries. Sometimes, life is a bowl of...what?

Happy Sweetest Day (Tomorrow) and Wedding Theme Ideas

Tomorrow is Sweetest Day and in the spirit of love and future weddings I wanted to share this article with all you ladies who are brainstorming on what type of wedding to have.It's your day and how your wedding looks and feels is really up to you! Experiement with different color themes, even borrow wedding practices or rituals from other cultures. Anything goes when it comes to your wedding day....more