Jul 30, 2014

Writers' Corner: A Young Mom has Some Life and Death Reflections

This week our writers covered topics from motherhood to the housing bubble.

Writers' Corner: A Young Mom has Some Life and Death Reflections

Inspired by the story of Marirose Weldon, a 15-year-old pop singer who lost her mother six years ago, columnist Kristi Gilbert reflects on the things she'd like if she were to lose her mom.

Knowing that two of their children are afflicted with a fatal genetic disease, a mom and dad try to pack of lifetime of family memories into , Wendy Foster reports.

Lynn Hudoba's thinking has come full-circle, concerning the activities for her autistic child.

For Elaine Johnson, Mother's Day means spring and, usually, a celebration outdoors. She asks readers,

Columnist Renee Gough (and Patch readers) get a gift from her mom: All the secrets of how to make a , a tasty Polish dish.

Laurie Kapugi's mother has had more than 40 surgeries after a collision with a drunk driver. She needs a scooter to get around. Laurie wants us to be aware of the ways we can .

After 44 years, Laurie Whitman tracks down the truth about .

The season of graduation parties, weddings and first communions is here. Susan Carroll, with advice from restaurateur Frank Mininni, reviews the basics of .

Tony Cesare shares some observations on now known as the We-Paid-Too-Much Era.

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