by Dana Topousis
The bond between mother and daughter is easy to see. It is forged with respect and unconditional love—and laughter, lots of laughter.
Lisa Elzy Watson and her then-husband, Marion, raised their children in Culver City, a suburb of Los Angeles. “Mariah had boundless energy as a child,” said Lisa of her daughter, Mariah Kala Watson. “She had tremendous drive and passion. My goal was to teach her how to use all that energy, to channel her curiosity without quashing her spirit.”