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?

Read More

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.

Read More

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?

Read More

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.

Read More

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?

Read More

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.

Read More

"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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More