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.

7 Must-Have Discussions with Your Daughter-in-Law

By Kristen Sturt | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Whether it's a new MIL-DIL relationship or a decades-old bond, these talks will improve communication and prevent hurt feelings.

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6 Signs You're a Laid-back Mother-in-Law

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

When your well-meaning comments meet with snippy replies, how do you deal with your daughter-in-law?

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How to Handle a Passive-Aggressive Daughter-in-Law

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

She invites you to family events at the last minute, and leaves to do "important errands" whenever you come over. If this sounds familiar, here's how to deal.

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5 Things You Should Never to Say to a New Mom

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

Moms and mothers-in-law: Don’t mess with a new mom—particularly one who’s a relative.

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8 Things Every Daughter-in-Law Wants

By Ellen Breslau | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

Next time you want to give a present to your DIL, think about these "gifts" that are sure to have a positive impact.

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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 | Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Law

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

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

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