What do you call your mother-in-law?

August 23, 2002

The issue can be a tough one for a newlywed or even for long-time married people.

Even if your relationship with your spouse's mother is great, do you have difficulty calling her "Mom?"

Or maybe it's not a big deal for you.

We'd like to know how you handle a potentially delicate situation.

Write us a note and tell us in one of the following ways:

  • Drop off your letter at The Herald-Mail office, 100 Summit Ave., Hagerstown.

  • Write in care of Mother-in-law, Lifestyle, The Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, Md. 21741.

  • E-mail your response to

  • Fax it to 301-714-0245.

Please include the name of the city or town where you live, your name and a daytime telephone number.

The deadline is noon, Tuesday, Aug. 27.

We'll run some of the best letters on our Family page, Friday, Aug. 30.

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