daughter in law

Post 50
So I asked my coterie of friends for ideas on gifts to give a daughter-in-law. They didn't disappoint. And I added a few of my own.
Books
Having a positive relationship with your in-law is not only necessary for well-being, but it is vital for each individual to have a functional relationship so they can enjoy the precious moments of family life and create positive memories that will bring happiness and teach the future generations positive behaviors.
Books
But that she is taken under her wing by the formidable Raffaella, and nurtured and spoon-fed by her, is truly heartwarming
Weddings
To avoid setting yourself up for struggles with this new and important relationship -- on both sides of the in-law equation -- let me give you some things to think about that will help you start off on the right foot with your new in-law.
Women
By trying to understand your mother-in-law and by showing her some compassion, you'll at least get a new perspective on her behavior and won't take her words so personally. In other words, her criticism won't affect you as much.
Post 50
When your well-meaning comments meet with snippy replies, how do you deal with your daughter-in-law?
Post 50
My long-time motto, to which I have, alas, failed to adhere, has always been "A closed mouth gathers no feet." Unfortunately, letting an opinion go unvoiced is not my strong suit.
Post 50
Ever read any books on how to be the best mother-in-law possible? There is one rule repeated in every single chapter: Keep Your Mouth Shut. So what would mothers-in-law like their daughters-in-law to know if by chance they didn't keep their mouths shut? I asked around.
Weddings
First of all, everyone involved is an adult. This makes them peers. No longer is the parent-child dynamic in play... or at least, it shouldn't be. Adults are presumed to be independent, capable of decision-making, and no longer in need of active, hands-on parenting.
Post 50
She calls me Midget most of the time. — Karin M. Nothing if possible lol......he has called me by my first name on occasion
Post 50
The transition from full time advisor to mind-your-own-beeswax bystander feels pretty jarring. After all, the role of daughter-in-law is a big position that someone will ultimately play in our lives.
Parenting
Lindell wants your name to be Buckachewy. Yes, Buckachewy. And he plans to use that nickname if it isn't. I hope you don't mind living with an invisible robot named Bob. Bob has been Lindell's imaginary friend since he was 3. You will need to set a place at the table for him. Sorry.
Weddings
If you think about your husband for a minute, you can see he is in a precarious situation. He loves his parents because, well... they are his parents; but he loves you because you are you and you make him feel loved in a way no else has done.
Post 50
When you’re close to your daughter-in-law (especially early in marriage), it interferes with her time to bond with her husband
Women
Regardless of how it happened, you haven't seen your son, grandchildren or your daughter-in-law in weeks, months, maybe even years. You've called, emailed, and texted. You've tried everything you can think of to turn things around, but nothing changes -- except that their anger towards you seems to be growing.
Comedy
I opened it to find a postcard with a photo of Charles and his lovely wife Camilla. The caption read: "The Prince of Wales
Parenting
We can't control with whom our children choose to partner. But we're their parents and we want the best for them. We've lived long enough to recognize relationship red flags.
Post 50
Don't...Putter in the kitchen. Do not rearrange the spice cabinet or clean out the silverware drawer or wipe down the counters
Comedy
Anyway, my younger daughter and her husband (the proud new parents) were married in France the day after your older son and