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.

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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5 Biggest Mother-in-Law Mistakes

By Andrea Atkins | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

What your daughter-in-law really wishes you wouldn’t do—and advice to make both of you happy.

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My Daughter-in-Law Has Wacky Rules

By Susan Stiffelman | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

There is no right answer for dealing with problems within a daughter in law/grandparent relationship. Here's a success story in how to ease the tension.

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Bridging the In-Law Gap

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

When your daughter-in-law’s mom is her best friend—what about you?

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The MIL-DIL Translator

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

What does she really mean when she talks to you? Now it can be told.

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What Do You Really Think of Your Daughter-in-Law?

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

A new poll reveals major DIL hostility to their MILs, but do you feel the same way about them?

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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