Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law Top Stories

Smart tips and sound advice for navigating the ups and downs of the mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship.

What Does Your Daughter-in-Law Call You?

By The Editors | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

We polled Facebook, and found that your kids-by-marriage generally stick to one of six categories—for better or worse. What's yours?

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When an Apology Isn't Enough

By Julie Dubin | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Situations when you need to bite your tongue and say "sorry," plus what your daughter-in-law really wants from you.

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How to Handle a Difficult Daughter-in-Law

By Sally Stich | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

You think she’s controlling. She thinks you’re a buttinsky. Can you possibly find a way to connect to your DIL when you rarely agree on anything?

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How to Handle a Daughter-in-Law Who's a Bully

By Julie Weingarden Dubin | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

How to stick up for yourself without losing your relationship with your grandkids.

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The Best Parenting Advice Mom Ever Gave You

By BlueMountain.com | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

What’s the best parenting advice your mother—or grandmother—ever gave you?

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Are You and Your Daughter-In-Law Too Close?

By Julie Weingarden Dubin | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Are you and your DIL best buddies, to the envy of all your friends? Turns out, you may be too close to each other.

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"Thank Goodness I Don't Have a Daughter-in-Law"

By Lisa Carpenter | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Columnist Lisa Carpenter explains why having three daughters is a whole lot easier than having one daughter-in-law.

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9 Arguments You Should Never Have with Your Daughter-in-Law

By Bev Beckham | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

For the sake of your relationship with her (and with your son and the grandkids), let go of these issues.

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Do Maternal Grandmothers Really Have It Better?

By Barbara Graham | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Columnist Barbara Graham attempts to answer the eternal question

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Your Son-in-Law Survival Guide

By Julie Halpert & Ellen Breslau | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Don't like the way your son-in-law treats your daughter? Just can warm up to him? Read on for 5 tips to help you create a better relationship.

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