Comments for: Cranky mother strains family relations

Posted May 04, 2011, at 9:25 p.m.
Last modified May 04, 2011, at 10:20 p.m.

Q. My siblings and I need help to deal with a distressing situation in our family. It involves our mother — the octogenarian matriarch, as she calls herself — who is usually charming, funny, generous and loving, and my brother’s grown daughter, a devoted grandchild who sent cards to her …

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